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Electrical Fitter (Shiplift)

Undisclosed Company
Argyll & Bute, Helensburgh
Up to £32422 per annum
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Electrical Fitter (Shiplift)


Location - Faslane, Helensburgh

Business Unit - Clyde

Salary: £32,422

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit Electrical Fitters.

You'll carry out planned and reactive maintenance on electrical control and protection systems, electrical overhead travelling cranes and other electrical equipment in the Shiplift facility. You will also need to diagnose issues, fault and subsequently carry out repairs.

This is an exciting opportunity giving you exposure to systems/processes and equipment unique to the shiplift building which is one of the largest facilities in the world and hosts a 25,000 tonne lifting capacity.

Key Responsibilities:

Completion of all planned preventative maintenance to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business.
Completion of all defect and repair activity to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business.
Ensure that work is carried out in line with current processes and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity and safety in accordance with set objectives and timescales.
Operate Shiplift systems and equipment in accordance with relevant procedures.
Undertake mentoring where required to personnel in the operation & maintenance of Shiplift systems and equipment
Conduct Berthing & Docking activities.

What do I need to do the role?

You'll need previous experience gained within an electrical fitter maintenance role, a recognised Electrical Engineering apprenticeship, qualified to N/SVQ or City & Guilds level 3 as a minimum, experience of working with a wide variety of different systems commonly found in heavy engineering environments would be an advantage.

You'll also need to be comfortable working at heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather conditions and have experience of working within a Health & Safety-focussed environment.

What else do I need to know?

This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.

The working hours for this role are a standard 4.5 day week, Monday to Thursday 08:05 - 16:45 and Friday 08:05 - 12:05 (36 hours in total) with overtime opportunities: evenings (time and a half) and weekends (double time).

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. 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.

Closing Date: 14th January 2022

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