Survival Equipment Technician

Job Description

Job Title: Survival Equipment Technician

Location: RAF Cranwell, UK - Onsite

Compensation: £26,079.16

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF: 49661

Big shifts begin here

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 Survival Equipment Technician at RAF Cranwell

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 Survival Equipment Technician 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 Survival Equipment Technician will make

As a Survival Equipment Technician, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This role assists in the Ground Movement of Aircraft and Flight Line Operations in support of the RAFC Cranwell Visiting Aircraft Section.

Day to day, you'll schedule maintenance of Survival Equipment and Aircrew Equipment Assemblies, periodic, after use and corrective maintenance of wet/dry drill equipment, maintenance documentation and record to be maintained IAW current regulations, the correct engineering standards and practices are employed, the appropriate Health & Safety precautions are observed, calibration and recording of Torque tools as and when required, MOD form 760 and 765 raised and submitted, as necessary, the SE supervisor will be kept informed of progress of the work in hand and carry out additional task as directed by the SE manager/supervisor, which may include holding an inventory.

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
RAF Survival Equipment Course or civilian equivalent.
RAF Flying Clothing Maintenance and Fitting.
Experience of Parachute maintenance and packing.
Experience of Life Raft maintenance and packing
Experience of RAF/MOD documentation.
Obtain or have the ability obtain SC Clearance

Experience in a Customer service environment.
Experience of RAF Flying Operations.
Aircraft Handling Experience.
Computer Literate.

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: 29/03/2023


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