Manoeuvring Room Training

Undisclosed Company
Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
Closing date
11 Nov 2021

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Job Title: Manoeuvring Room Training
Location: HMNB Clyde
Business Unit: Marine Training

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Training Instructor to join our Astute-class Training Service team at Babcock Marine Training Limited (BMTL).

BMTL is a major contributor to the Royal Navy Submarine Training Enterprise. Training Instructors work closely with the Flag Officer Sea Training Organisation and with currently-serving Royal Navy personnel.

Working within a team of experienced Nuclear Engineers, the role holder will act as an Instructor and subject matter expert, delivering classroom and simulator-based training to Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operators and Marine Engineering Equipment Maintainers.

In addition, the role holder will provide specialist engineering and nuclear expertise to the training design process and will have the opportunity to support the development of the recently established Babcock Skills business, which provides a wide range of engineering training courses.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate recent experience operating Naval Nuclear propulsion systems, preferably on Astute-class submarines. Reactor Core H experience would be an advantage. Key areas of competency we require are as follows:

  • Qualification as a Category A or category B Watchkeeper in the Royal Navy Submarine Service
  • Comprehensive knowledge and recent experience of operating Naval Nuclear Steam Raising Plant
  • Comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Engaging and effective communicator
  • Defence Train the Trainer qualification a bonus but not essential

In return, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme, life assurance, and 33 days holiday entitlement. We are proud of our working culture which is built around ensuring a positive work-life balance for all members of our team. We offer support to develop your professional-level skills and qualifications. In addition, we also offer an optional employee share ownership scheme, access to numerous on-site facilities including swimming pool, gym, ski centre, bowling alley, supermarket and restaurants.

Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.

The role will be in an environment regulated by Trade Control legislation and involve working with controlled goods, technology and/or services. This may require you to meet enhanced security and regular screening checks.

Description of Location
This role is based at HMNB Clyde, we are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport. We also offer employees an assisted travel scheme from selected locations including Glasgow, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. 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 for more information.

Closing Date: 27th October 2021

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