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Vehicle Electrician


Wareham, Bournemouth, GB, BH20 6JD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                Vehicle Electrician
Location:                Wareham, Dorset
Compensation:      £28,924 + Benefits
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                  SF53966


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 Vehicle Electrician at our MOD Bovington site.


The role
As a Vehicle Electrician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. With your skills and experience, you’ll be undertaking the servicing, repair, maintenance and overhaul of vehicles and electrical equipment, including diagnostic and inspection duties. You’ll also be carrying out equipment examination to meet production requirements.


Day to day, you’ll carry out the inspection, servicing, repair and overhaul of vehicles, assemblies, electrical and general equipment including diagnostic duties, manufacture miscellaneous items and carry out examination tasks to meet production needs. You may also carry out similar duties to occasional civilian vehicles and mechanic equipment.  


  • Carry out work to the required standard and specification as detailed on the job card in accordance with the customer requirements, current regulations, local instructions, processes and other approved technical publications
  • Diagnose, inspect and assess vehicles and associated mechanical / electrical equipment in line with skills & competency
  • Ensure all job transactions are accurately recorded and carried out in accordance with current ERP processes and that work completed and time taken to complete the job is submitted daily to the department / section Supervisor
  • Completion of vehicle and equipment documentation and test certificates / reports to current standards
  • Ensure stores and equipment issued to job are used for their correct purpose and un-used or new faulty material is returned to the section / department Supervisor as soon as it is identified

This is a full time role based on site at MOD Bovington, near Wareham.


Essential experience of the Vehicle Electrician:

  • Previous experience within similar role 
  • Hydraulics experience
  • Dealership / Local Garage experience
  • A real team player with the ability to adapt and build rapport

Qualifications for the Vehicle Electrician:

  • Educated to Level-3 in Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) / National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) as a minimum (Advanced Apprenticeship, Level-3 VRQ/NVQ) 
  • Holds at a minimum Category-3 F-Gas Qualification 
  • Holds 18th Edition Electrics Qualification 
  • Holds valid and appropriate UK driving licence 
  • Holds valid UK driving licence with Categories C, C+E and H

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 the majority of 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: 13/03/24


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