Job Description

Job Title: Electrician

Location: Chatham - Onsite

Compensation: Attractive Salary + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF47529

Build the future

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 Electrician.

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 Training

The Electrician role is based within our Defence Training business area.

Defence training 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 Electrician will make

As an Electrician, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Working within a Hard Facilities Management setting, you will be dealing with the provision of planned and reactive electrical maintenance to electrical systems and equipment across the RSME at Chatham, in support of the company's contractual and statutory obligations, helping to ensure a safe and cost-effective working environment.

Day to day, you will be providing expert diagnosis of electrical faults, and plan implement and co-ordinate repairs, working in collaboration with maintenance service colleagues.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

This is based on site at Chatham with possible travel and support to Minley site as required. You will be provided with a company van and tools in order to carry out your role effectively.

Essential experience/qualifications:
UK driving licence is essential
City & Guilds Electrical Installation 2391 and latest edition wiring regulations qualification (BS7671)
Proven experience in similar working environment as well as experience in producing and evaluating Risk Assessments & Method Statements
Computer literate in Microsoft Office packages (minimum Word & Excel)
Educated to GCSE level or equivalent (including Maths & English).
Hold a current CSCS / ECS card or equivalent
Must hold or have the ability to obtain SC Security Clearance

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 with life assurance
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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