Mast and Periscope Engineer

Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
£36000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Job Title: Mast and Periscope Engineer
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
Compensation: £36,000 - £44,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55530

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Mast and Periscope Engineer at our Clyde Faslane site.

The Role
As a Mast and Periscope Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be responsible for conducting maintenance and modification activities on Royal Navy vessel systems.

Day to day, you'll conduct maintenance, alterations and additions on the mast, periscope, radar and radio systems on board Royal Navy and entitled vessels.

  • Diagnosis and rectification of defects
  • Dismantle, refurbish and reassemble electronics
  • Carry out self inspections before official hand over to ship staff
  • Review of mast, periscope radio and radar documentation

This role is full time, working from HMNB Clyde aswell as travel to other locations.

Essential experience of the Mast and Periscope Engineer

  • Mechanical and/or electrical engineering background
  • Prior knowledge of masts / periscopes advantageous
  • Diagnosis experience

Qualifications for the Mast and Periscope Engineer

  • HNC / HND or equivalent in relevant engineering subject
  • Manual Handling and Working at Height advantageous

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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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