Catterick, N. Yorkshire
About the role
Babcock International is one of the largest providers of support services to the emergency services sector. We manage vehicles and equipment on behalf of organisations such as London Fire Brigade, Metropolitan Police Service and the Highways Agency. As one of our Vehicle Mechanics, you'll play a vital role in keeping their vehicles on the road and in great working order.
Working from Catterick, you'll find that no two days are the same as you service, repair and complete a variety of vehicles and equipment to high quality standards.
You will also carry out examination tasks to meet production needs subject to necessary training and proficiency and carry out duties as above to occasional civilian vehicles and mechanical equipment.
What do I need to do the role?
First and foremost you'll need to be educated to Level 3 in Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) / National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) as a minimum (Advanced Apprenticeship, Level 3 VRQ/NVQ).
You will also hold a valid and appropriate UK driving licence.
Experience working with ex-military armoured vehicles would be desirable.
What else do I need to know?
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
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 visit our website.
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Closing Date: 16th September, 2020
Job reference: 30020