08 September 2023

Babcock | Pilot

Cambridge, GB, CB5 8RX, United States


Job Title: HEMS Co-Pilot
Location: Cambridge Airport
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time/Permanent
Role ID: SF52520

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 HEMS Co-Pilot at our Cambridge Airport site.

The role
As a HEMS Co-Pilot, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary; you’ll be supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance providing Helicopter Emergency Medical Services across the English counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, delivering enhanced emergency medical and trauma care across the region.

Day to day, you’ll co-pilot to operate HEMS and Air Ambulance missions, both by day and utilising NVIS for night operations.

This role is full-time, and based onsite at Cambridge Airport. The HEMS Co-Pilot is required to reside within 45-minutes / 25-miles of Cambridge Airport, or make arrangements for accommodation at their own expense.

Essential experience of the HEMS Co-Pilot:

  • 500-hours minimum total helicopter experience
  • Current or Recent HEMS experience – desirable
  • Have experience of flight with Night Vision Goggles – desirable
  • Clear, concise English language and communication skills
  • Full Driving License
  • Current / valid passport

Qualifications for the HEMS Co-Pilot:

  • Hold an EASA ATPL (H) or CPL(H) with IR
  • Be qualified and instrument rated on both the EC135 and EC145 – desirable

The successful candidate must hold, or be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, 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 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.



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