Armourer / Gun Fitter

Posting Date: 10 January 2020

Location: Wareham, Dorset, GB, BH20 6JD

Company: Babcock

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Armourer / Gun Fitter

Bovington, Wareham



About the role


Here at Babcock International and as a key partner to the British Army we are looking to recruit an Armourer to be based at Bovington a British Army Military base in Wareham, Dorset.


As the Armourer you will be responsible for carrying out the inspection, servicing, repair and overhaul of weapons and armour systems, assemblies and general equipment. You will diagnose, inspect and assess weapon systems, vehicles and associated equipment, complete documentation and provide an accurate recording of job transactions.


What do I need to do the role?


You will be educated to Level 3 in Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) / National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in an Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering discipline as a minimum (Advanced Apprenticeship, Level 3 VRQ/NVQ).


You will have conducted weapon equipment courses or have significant demonstrable equipment familiarisation, and hold Military Class 1 Armourer Qualification.


What else do I need to know?


This role could be considered for flexible working.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. 

You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.




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