Electrical Fitter (Combat Systems)

Undisclosed Company
Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Electrical Fitter (Combat Systems)
Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL
Compensation: £32,422 + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time / Permanent

At HMNB Clyde, we manage a number of activities on behalf of the MOD and currently we're looking for three Electrical Fitters to join us. We provide highly specialised engineering support services, including operational maintenance, upgrades and repair to ships and submarines.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an Electrical Fitter (Combat Systems) that has previous experience within a marine/engineering environment and/or has experience with Submarine Combat Systems especially Submarine Command/Sonar Systems is highly desirable but not essential.

What will you be doing?

You will work mainly on submarines and occasionally surface ships. This will include electrical work; including fault finding, repair and installation of parts, often in confined spaces and heights. Investigating and diagnosing faults, repairing and maintaining specialist equipment, replacing components and installing and testing cables.

This is a great opportunity to working with a wide variety of different systems, equipment and vessels advancing your knowledge and broadening your experience.

The experience you'll bring

You will need to hold a recognised Electrical Engineering apprenticeship, qualified to SVQ level 3 as a minimum and relevant work experience beyond apprenticeships is desirable.

You will also need the following:

  • You will have the ability to understand and read drawings with a high attention to detail and keen eye for finding faults.
  • You will also be a proactive individual with the ability to think on your feet / problem solve, are relatively autonomous, and follow/work to instructions and set procedures whilst demonstrating excellent team working and interpersonal skills.
  • You must be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces.
  • Candidates must demonstrate that they meet and uphold our Purpose and Principles.

Lastly, you should hold or have ability to obtain full SC Clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?

* Occasional overtime available
* Generous holiday entitlement
* Pension Plan
* Share Ownership Scheme
* Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
* A tailored personal development and training programme.
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock

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.

HM Naval Base Clyde is located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

To find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants please visit our website.

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.

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.

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.

Closing Date: 17th May 2022


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