Survival Equipment Supervisor

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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 Survival Equipment Supervisor at our RAF Benson site.


The role
As an Survival Equipment Supervisor you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is an interesting, dynamic, and rewarding role utilising specialist skill whilst operating within a small team, albeit being part of a much bigger international organisation.


Day-to-day, you’ll act as a lead on any SE investigations, as well as:

  • Assist in the ground movement of aircraft and flight line operations if needed.
  • Mentor new starters
  • Ensure all survival equipment is issued and fitted to meet the customers’ needs.


This role is full time and based onsite at RAF Benson


Essential experience of the Survival Equipment Supervisor:

  • AV-MED
  • Q-SE-AC (Helmet Fitting)
  • Ability to work flexibly individually and as part of a team.
  • Always promotes best practice.


Qualifications for the Survival Equipment Supervisor:

  • RAF Safety Equipment Course or civilian equivalent.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain BPSS 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 (


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 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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