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Mobile Vehicle Mechanic FMST


Warminster, GB, BA12 0BS

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Mobile Vehicle Mechanic FMST
Location:         Warminster, UK – Regular UK Travel
Compensation:     £34,331 + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 46783


Be where you matter 


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 Mobile Vehicle Mechanic at our Warminster site but with significant UK wide travel. 
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Defence Equipment


The Mobile Vehicle Mechanic role is based within our Defence Equipment business area.


Defence equipment stores, maintains, repairs and overhauls military vehicles and equipment so the UK army is able to train and deploy in a moment. As well as supporting vehicles that are already in service, the team carries out vehicle assembly integration and tests new vehicles.


The role


The difference our new Mobile Vehicle Mechanic will make

Carrying out routine and bespoke inspection, servicing, maintenance, fault diagnosis mechanical/electrical repair to a wide range of advanced military wheeled vehicles to Level 1 & 2 Maintenance Standards. All repairs are to be compliant with VOSA/DofT inspection standards, all activities are to be carried out in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation, Babcock policy, Army Equipment Support Publications (AESP’s) and manufacturers’ handbooks.
The FMST role covers the breadth and depth of the United Kingdom in support of 1 (UK) Division. We have permanent locations in Catterick, Colchester and Warminster providing teams for Pre-Exercise, On Exercise (out of barracks) and Post Exercise support. The FMST role is a mobile one and as such requires the individual to spend much of their time away from the permanent location in support of the task, this could include overnight stays of up to 2 weeks away from home.


Essential experience

•    A recognised qualification in Automotive Engineering with a minimum C&G level 3 or BTEC/IMI/NVQ equivalent or has served in HM Armed Forces as a Vehicle Mechanic Class One.
•    Experienced IT skills competent at utilising laptops and diagnostic computers with a good understanding of MS Word and Excel.  
•    B1 Driving Licence  

What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 6% of salary, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. 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.

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