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Mechanical Vehicle Technician


Walsall, GB, WS2 8LD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Mechanical Vehicle Technician
Location:             Walsall, Staffordshire
Compensation:   Competitive + £1000 bonus + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF56002


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Mechanical Vehicle Technician at our Walsall site.


The role
As a Mechanical Vehicle Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be undertaking the mechanical service, MOT and repair of all vehicle types and equipment.


Day to day, you will be diagnosing faults on vehicles and carrying out rectification work. You will also be involved in assessing crash damage vehicles before fixing them. 

  • Fitting and rectification of mechanical components onto vehicles 
  • Conduct safety inspections, service ability checks and road tests
  • Fault finding using diagnostic equipment
  • MOT testing


This role is full time, 40 hours a week (overtime available) and will be based on site at our Walsall facility.

Essential experience of the Mechanical Vehicle Technician:

  • Considerable mechanical knowledge and experience
  • Up to date knowledge of vehicle maintenance techniques
  • Understanding of and ability to follow circuit diagrams for installation and fault-finding purposes
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of engineering industrial standards


Qualifications for the Mechanical Vehicle Technician:

  • Considerable automotive mechanical experience (NVQ level 2 minimum)
  • MOT tester qualification

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:    01/05/24

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