Welding Trainer

Wiltshire, Chippenham
Competitive Salary
Closing date
23 Oct 2020
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Welding Trainer - Welding Ancillary & General Department
Lyneham, nr Chippenham
Competitive Salary

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Trainer for the welding and fabrication department (Ancillary and General).

The successful candidate will be required to deliver course modules to the Metalsmiths of the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers based at MOD Lyneham.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Welding and fabrication- theoretical and practical.
  • Assessment of trainees, this will include written and practical examination.
  • Marking of examination papers and practical work.
  • You will need to maintain a Continuous Personal Development (CPD) portfolio in respect of new teaching, technologies and equipment available
  • Ensuring that lesson plans and training sessions are developed and are in accordance with the current standards.

There may be an occasional need for you to support and repair live training aids using your trade skills through the equipment support department (ESD).

What do I need to do the role?

You will hold minimum of a City & Guilds Level 3/NVQ L3 Apprenticeship in welding and fabrication, or a Class 1 Metalsmith/Shipwright course in REME, or a Royal Engineers Welder/Fabricator equivalent or Royal Navy/Royal Air Force equivalent.

Experience of Coded Welding is advantageous.

A level 4 Certificate in education and training (CET) is required for the role. Those who do not hold the required qualification will be offered the course at Babcock's expense and mentored through the program.
You will also need to be eligible to receive and maintain UK SC level security clearance for this post.

What else do I need to know?

The interview process will consist of 4 welding tests in OA, MMA, MIG and TIG. We look for proficiency in at least two of these processes with an outlook to teach them all over time.

The second part of the interview will be a planned 15 minute lesson usually delivered in conjunction with a PowerPoint and in front of 3-4 others to see if you demonstrate the basic requirements of delivery.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

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If you experience difficulties please visit our careers website. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Job reference: 30919

Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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  • 33 Wigmore Street
  • London
  • W1U 1QX
  • United Kingdom
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