Facilities Engineer

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Job Description

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 Facilities Engineer at our RAF Cranwell site.


The role
As a Facilities Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Maintaining a safe, legally compliant, and functional built environment by the effective delivery of Planned Maintenance, Reactive and remedial works.

Day-to-day, you’ll help with the hands-on delivery of M&E maintenance support of a range of commercial and hangar buildings, as well as:


  • Ensure statutory compliance and high levels of system reliability.
  • Host and manage the visiting supply chain and review method and risk assessments.
  • Administrate the Babcock safe system of work including the issue of permits to work.
  • Create/produce risk and method statements for in-house reactive and planned tasks.
  • Maintain building compliance records using the Babcock CAFM System (TABS).

This role is full time and based onsite at RAF Cranwell or RAF Barkston Heath.


Essential experience of the Facilities Engineer:

  • IT literate (Microsoft Package Inc.; Outlook, Word and Excel)

Qualifications for the Facilities Engineer:

  • Recognised qualification in a building service discipline, and Knowledge of Information Security and Data Protection act.
  • Working Understanding of COSHH and completed H&S training (such as IOSH)
  • Water Hygiene knowledge for Legionella (L8). Qualification or awareness Water Hygiene management Qualification
  • Machine operations to IPAF 3a and 3b.
  • Hold or working towards Membership of an associated Professional Institute. .  NEBOSH General Certificate or IOSH Facilities Management (4 Day) Qualification.

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain SC Clearance.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).


What we offer

  • Generous 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 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 has 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.


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email careers@babcockinternational.com with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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.

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