Posting Date: 08 February 2020
Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, GB, OX10 6AA
About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Licensed Engineer to join our Babcock Onshore team. Babcock Onshore is a leading provider of mission-critical helicopter services to our air ambulance, police and offshore sectors. We provide world-class operations to our customers helping them to save lives and protect communities every day.
Our fleet of 32 helicopters from bases across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland has been providing dedicated air ambulance support for more than 20 years and our police helicopters have been supporting UK communities for almost a decade. Babcock Onshore constantly invests in new aircraft, equipment and training to ensure the consistent capability to deliver safe, dependable operational excellence at all times.
Babcock Onshore have an EASA Part 145 approved line maintenance facility in Benson, Oxfordshire, providing first line engineering support to its Thames Valley Air Ambulance Charity customer operating an EC 135T3 rotary aircraft there.
The post holder would be responsible for planning and execution of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance whilst maintaining high standards of work and be required to make and be able to justify engineering decisions.
This will give you the opportunity to work in a well-equipped, friendly and well supported facility, with the chance to support line operations. Personal career development is encouraged with high level training provided where necessary.
What do I need to do the role?
•Hold a B1-3 licence with EC 135 type.
•Possess a clean driving licence.
•Must live within 25 miles or 45 minutes travel time of the base in Benson
•Must be a British Citizen, European Economic Area (EEA) national, a commonwealth Citizen or Foreign National with no restrictions on your stay in the UK.
What else do I need to know?
•Our headquarters are in Staverton, Gloucestershire
•Salary is competitive. Overtime will also be available
•Shift work. You will work 4 on 4 off, 6 on 4 off, 4 on 6 off and 4 on 4 off again.
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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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Armed Forces Covenant
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Source: Licensed Engineer