Aircraft Technician


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Aerospace / Avionics
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Aircraft Technician
Leuchars, Fife
Role Type:
Full time / Permanent
Role ID:

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 Aircraft Technician at our Leuchars site.

The role
As an Aircraft Technician, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Being a replacement, this role is currently an integral part of the team in maintaining compliance and deadlines are met to safety standards and allow the rest of the team to continue their duties.

Day to day, you'll maintain Aircraft in accordance with Part 145 Approval and Company Procedures, as well as:

  • Reporting to the Licenced Aircraft Engineer (LAE) via an Inspector the Aircraft Technician is to support all aircraft engineering,
  • Line and depth maintenance; scheduled servicing and corrective maintenance all other engineering related activities
  • Servicing Company Aircraft and Equipment including Check A maintenance as required to always meet or exceed customer expectations and contractual needs.
  • There will be some general duties as required, including (but not limited to), aircraft cleaning, housekeeping, Flight-line operations i.e. Preparation of aircraft for daily flying, "see-in" and "see-off", fuel and oil replenishment and other responsibilities as allocated by the LAE.

This role is full time and based onsite at Leuchars.

Essential experience of the Aircraft Technician:

  • Recognised Aircraft Apprenticeship, Military experience or NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Ability to demonstrate practical and theoretical standards required.
  • Aircraft engineering experience
  • Knowledge of MOD Engineering procedures/documentation
  • Sound understanding of partnering and alliance between customer and contract

Qualifications for the Aircraft Technician:

  • Recognised Aircraft Apprenticeship, Military experience or NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Driving License

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.

Closing date: 15/04/2024

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