Hawk Seat Bay Fitter

Job Description

Job Title: Hawk Seat Bay Fitter

Location: RAF Valley, UK - Onsite

Compensation: £26,772.97

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF: 49623

Make your skills count

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 Hawk Seat Bay Fitter at RAF Valley

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


The Hawk Seat Bay Fitter is based within our Aviation business area.

Our Aviation business helps defend nations, save lives, and protect communities through innovative delivery of critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety, and security depend on the operations we fly and enable.

The role

The difference our new Hawk Seat Bay Fitter will make

As a Hawk Seat Bay Fitter, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This role supports the Seat Bay Supervisor by assisting with the efficient and effective maintenance of Ejection Seats, explosively operated equipment, and Pyrotechnic activities for the HSS contract at RAF Valley.

Day to day, you'll ensure that all Hawk Ejection Seat maintenance tasks are completed in a safe and efficient manner, on time and to the highest standard, check that all equipment required for tasking is available and reporting all deficiencies, ensure all tool control procedures IAW the relevant Acceptable Means of Compliance are followed, maintain, and prepare explosively operated equipment and pyrotechnics in support of Hawk maintenance, fit and removal of AAES, carry out additional duties as required by the Seat Bay controller, the production of pre-printed work cards and maintenance procedures/Trilogy view/IMS, ensure that all possible measures are taken to prevent FOD within aircraft and associated equipment, maintain a PEVL to establish continuity of experience, maintain engineering standards as detailed in MAOS MAI MRP PART 145 MAINTENANCE ORGANISATION EXPOSITION (MOE) & MRP 145 Approval Supporting Documents, maintain Environmental, Quality, Security and Health & Safety standards as defined by Babcock Policy and conduct self in line with the Being Babcock set of principles.

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.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.

Essential experience
2 years industry experience, including Hawk T1 AAES depth maintenance on Martin Baker ejection seats Type 10B or 10LH.
Experience of maintaining and arming/disarming of explosively operated equipment and pyrotechnics.
Training in relevant discipline Mechanical/Electrical to City and Guilds Level or level 3 equivalent (completed an apprenticeship)
Security clearance to SC level

Completed a Martin Baker type ejection seat course.
Experience of working with AAES in a forward environment.
Supervisors in Aviation
Full Driving Licence
Working knowledge and use of IT Operating Systems (MS Office Suite) and the Internet.

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, 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.

Closing Date: 22/03/2023


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