• Full Time
  • London


Business Unit: Defence

Location:  Woolwich

Job Description:

Armourer Field Mobile Support Teams (FMSTs) will be based at DSG sites across the UK from where they will deploy in Babcock vehicles to work and where necessary live alongside 1 (UK) Div or FTC Units for the agreed exercise durations.

The purpose of this role is to deliver skilled tasks using the correct procedures, tooling/machinery and materials while adhering to the prescribed safety standards to produce high quality outputs in line with the delivery plan(s).

Qualifications & Requirements:

Completed relevant Recognised Indentured Apprenticeship, NVQ Level 3 or C&G parts 1, 2 & 3 or Class 1 Tradesman for the British Forces or equivalent demonstrable trade skills.

Sponsored Reserve Opportunity

The Sponsored Reserves concept enables the Ministry of Defence to enter into a defence contract on condition that an agreed proportion of the contractor’s workforce has a reserve liability. Such personnel are known as Sponsored Reserves (SR).

Under Part V of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (RFA 96), SR have special liabilities for reserve service, military training and call out.

Babcock has a contractual obligation to provide a SR capability to operate the PPRF within DSG.  To fulfil this obligation we are actively seeking personnel to volunteer to serve as Sponsored Reserves alongside their normal employment.

Being a Sponsored Reserve offers additional remuneration and personal development opportunities.

Individuals will be required to meet the requirements set by the Ministry of Defence:

  • Technically SQEP to Class 1 or 2 Military Engineer or equivalent
  • Aged between 18 and 52 years at time of application to join the Army Reserve
  • Medically fit
  • Physically fit
  • Able to attend a maximum of 38 days military training per annum (including “annual camp”  14 days)
  • Able to deploy with the field Army when required for periods of up to 6 months overseas”

Company Information
This role is within the Defence Business Unit in the Land Sector of Babcock International Group. Land Sector provides large scale fleet management and training for our customers.
Babcock is an armed forces friendly organisation. Babcock Defence offers all members of the Reserve Forces or Force Veterans a guaranteed interview if they meet the minimum criteria. Please indicate in your reply, if you qualify and wish to be considered for a guaranteed interview.

Babcock is a leading engineering support services organisation employing 35,000 people across the world. Babcock offers a hugely diverse number of career options and strives to attract the best talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

Commitment to diversity
Babcock is committed to having a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

Commitment to the Armed Forces
We are also committed to honouring the Corporate Covenant and supporting the Armed Forces community. We recognised the value Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reservists, Veterans and military families contribute to our business and country.

Application Information
All applications should be made online. If you experience difficulties please visit http://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/faq/ .
Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.
Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date. If you are interested in this role then please keep a copy of the advert and any supporting documents for your records

To apply for this job email your details to matt.carr@babcockinternational.com

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