Technical Officer - Mechanical or Electrical


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Technical Officer
Location: Telford, Shropshire - Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £30,965 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53776

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 Technical Officer at our Donnington site.

The role
As a Technical Officer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be responsible in providing Lead Engineering Managers technical support for equipment throughout the Equipment lifecycle.

Day to day, you'll manage collaboration and repair contacts, handle and answer queries from contractors and clients about jobs and repairs, complete audits, review and rewrite technical documents. You'll also manage sub contracts that are passed over into the civilian world that we cannot complete on site.

  • Provide technical support for packaging, codification, ranging and scaling, technical publications, documentation, reliability and maintainability assessments
  • Provide technical support for Repair Management, Obsolescence Management, Configuration Control, Modifications, Defect Reporting, Calibration management, Asset Management, and product selection / user advice services
  • Provide technical support to the Inventory management team for capital equipment and consumable spares
  • Support the team to ensure compliance with the department and its suppliers (including UK and overseas calibration laboratories) as articulated by OIP who are the Engineering Authority and holder of Airworthiness delegation. Be prepared to undertake Quality Audits, locally or at supplier premises

This is a full time role based at our Donnington site. Upon completion of probation the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work 3 days on site and 2 days from home.

Essential experience of the Technical Officer:

  • Previous project experience
  • Previous experience in the writing or publication of technical documentation
  • IT literate, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Engineering background desirable either Mechanical or Electrical Engineer
  • Full UK Driving License

Qualifications for the Technical Officer:

  • Level 3 NVQ in Mechanical or electrical engineering discipline

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Competitive 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 the majority of 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: 14/11/23

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