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Equipment Operative

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8 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Equipment Operative
Location: Bardon, Leicestershire
Compensation: £24,483 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56453

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Equipment Operative at our Bardon site.

The role
As an Equipment Operative, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll have the opportunity to maintain and service fire and rescue equipment.

Day to day, you'll carry out servicing, cleaning, and maintenance on emergency service equipment; this could be search cameras, working at height equipment and various other pieces of fire and rescue equipment. You'll also carry out testing high volume hoses, infantry checks, replenishment of stock, completing paperwork and updating asset data management system.

This can often be a physically demanding role, with some heavy lifting involved, full training will be provided to include manual handling.

  • Carry out basic day-to-day servicing, cleaning and maintenance duties on equipment as instructed
  • Support your area colleague and area supervisor/manager maintain and achieve set productivity targets
  • Assist in the stowage of vehicles, modules, equipment and consumable stores
  • Accurately complete inventory checks within required time frames
  • Ensure all service documents are accurately completed and submit within the required time frames

This role is full time and will be based at Bardon on site. Typically working 40 hours per week on average, 5 days week one and 4 days a week two.

Week 1: Monday-Thursday. 7:00am -4:30pm. and Friday 7:00am -3:30pm
Week 2: Mon-Thurs 7:00am -4:30pm

Essential experience of the Equipment Operative:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good work ethic
  • Labouring or a maintenance background would be beneficial but not essential
  • Forklift Truck Licence would be beneficial, but it would be 10% of the job only

Qualifications for the Equipment Operative:
We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) 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: 14/03/24


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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