Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer Location: Ascension Island, UK Overseas Territory, South Atlantic Compensation: Competitive salary + Cost of living allowance Role Type: Full time / Permanent Role ID: SF49924
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 Electrical Maintenance Engineer at our Ascension Island site (United Kingdom Overseas Territory of St Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic).
The role As a Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, ensuring that the transmitters, receivers and associated control equipment perform to operational requirements.
Day to day, you’ll:Support the engineering team in all operational and technical matters. Maintain technical and administrative records and provide information as required. Be proactive in the Safety & Health of self and others who may be affected by work activities. Have an adequate knowledge of and compliance with the Health and Safety policy and regulations consistent with their responsibilities, observing safe working practices as advised and instructed. Report incidents or hazards which have led or may lead to injury
Essential experience of the Electrical Maintenance Engineer:Basic record of proven ability in related work. Ability to demonstrate competence in operational and maintenance duties. Competent in solving technical issues and aware of future technical developments.
This role is based full time onsite on Ascension Island. Ascension, like other Overseas Territories and the Crown Territories is not part of the United Kingdom, however the United Kingdom is responsible for the defence, international relations, and internal security of the territory.
Qualifications for the Electrical Maintenance Engineer:Qualified to BTEC National Diploma in Engineering (Electronic / Electrical) or equivalent.
The successful candidate must have SC clearance and be able to achieve DV security clearance level for this role.
Additional information Due to the location and nature of the role, you will receive the following if you are not currently based in Ascension Island:Accommodation provided Relocation costs, including reimbursement of freight costs for a vehicle Cost of Living Allowance Utilities (Electricity and Water) Allowance
Our BenefitsGenerous holiday allowance Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance Employee share scheme Employee shopping savings portal Payment of Professional Fees Reservists in the armed forces receive up to 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: 22/09/2023