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Vehicle Fitter

Undisclosed Company
Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon
Up to £31500 per annum
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Vehicle Fitter
Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Compensation: £31,500.00 Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55913

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 Fitter at our RAF Wyton site.

The role
As a Vehicle Fitter, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will report to the Engineering Manager and will support the Engineering Regiment at RAF Wyton

Day to day, you'll carry out level 1 & 2 maintenance (which consists of before use inspections, fluid level checks, oil can lubrication, greasing where required and minor repair tasks) on military vehicles and equipment as specified in publications for the vehicle types, as well as:

  • Raise and clear documentation in support of maintenance tasks.
  • Ordering of service items and spare parts.
  • Drive, control, operate and maintain vehicles for which qualified.
  • Use Company or Authority provided tools and equipment safely in accordance with authorised procedures
  • Carry out competent person Inspections on Station Racking. (Training to be provided for successful candidate).

This role is full time and based onsite at RAF Wyton.

Essential experience of the Vehicle Fitter:

  • Good knowledge of Safety, Health, Environment and Fire (SHEF) practices and procedures
  • Familiar with Military and/or MOD practices and procedures
  • Good interpersonal skills and computer literate
  • Proven organisational skills.
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised and the ability to use your own initiative with defined guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels; verbal and written.

Qualifications for the Vehicle Fitter:

  • City and Guilds level 1 & 2 or NVQ equivalent in Vehicle Mechanical Engineering or proven experience in the Mechanical Engineering Industry or the Armed Forces.
  • Hold a full UK CAT C driving licence.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve the minimum of a 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 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.


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