Job Title: Airfield Support Team (AST) Supervisor
Location: RAF Cranwell – College, UK – Onsite
Compensation: £29,550.00
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF: 46522

You’re the key

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 Airfield Support Team (AST) Supervisor at RAF Cranwell – College

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility


The Airfield Support Team (AST) Supervisor is based within our Aviation business area.

Our Aviation business helps defend nations, save lives, and protect communities through innovative delivery of critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety, and security depend on the operations we fly and enable.

The role

The difference our new Airfield Support Team (AST) Supervisor will make
As an Airfield Support Team (AST) Supervisor you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Being accountable for the delivery and provision of CIS, Communications and infra structure support to several airfields in the Cranwell area.

Day to day, you’ll Deliver the contracted AST task, ensure all tasks meet or exceed contractual SLA’s.
Ensure all equipment is managed, maintained, and supplied to meet contractual needs, maintain appropriate liaison with customers and ensure availability of emergency communication systems.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

Essential experience

* Proven ability to be an effective team member.
* Diploma in Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals Level 2.
* Working at heights experience.
* Driving license.
* RAF Trade Group 4 Ground Radio Engineering Experience.
* Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals.
* Working at Height qualification.
* RADHAZ experience.
* Ex-military telecommunications mechanic, engineer, or communications operator
* Obtain or have the ability to obtain MOD security clearance.

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme up to 5% of salary, with life assurance
* Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing
* Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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: 14/09/2022

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