Mechanical Fitter (Estates Maintenance)

Undisclosed Company
Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

View more


Mechanical Fitter (Estates Maintenance)
Salary £31,164

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join a growing team which is responsible for carrying out planned and reactive maintenance on facilities at HM Naval Base Clyde.

You will be responsible for investigating and diagnosing faults, repairing and maintaining mechanical aspects of facilities such as heating systems, ventilation systems, generators, compressors, mechanical pressure systems and other mechanical equipment.

It is important that applicants are comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces.

What do I need to do the role?

You will have previous Mechanical Fitter experience and a recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ, NVQ or City & Guilds Level 3.

You will have experience of working on one or more of the following:

  • Heating and ventilation systems
  • Boilers / Steam, LTHW and MTHW systems
  • Compressed air systems
  • Mechanical pressure systems

You will demonstrate a strong focus on delivering high-quality workmanship to agreed timescales and are fully aware of the importance of applying stringent Health and Safety principles within the workplace, along with strong team working and interpersonal skills.

What else do I need to know?

You should hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance.

This is a Clyde role and successful candidates will be based at either Coulport or Faslane dependant on the available start date.

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.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. 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 strive 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

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 check our career website.

Closing date 19th September 2021

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs