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Trainer - Welder

Undisclosed Company
Swindon, Wiltshire
Up to £39112.60 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Engineering, Education
Job Type

Job Title: Welder Trainer
Location: Lyneham, Wiltshire
Compensation: £39,112.60 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55979

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 Welder Trainer at our Lyneham, Wiltshire site.

The role
As a Welder Trainer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Babcock manages all aspects of the land training cycle, delivering over 758,000 training days annually for the Armed Forces and producing personnel that are knowledgeable, skilled and competent to operate in the most challenging circumstances.

Day to day, you'll deliver welder training to the trade's men and women of the British Armed Forces, supporting and developing engineers to ensure the next generation of metalsmiths are ready for their roles - full training and support is offered to undertake this role, resulting in additional qualifications for you if not already held.

  • Deliver welder training utilising MMA, MIG/MAG, FCAW, TIG and OA to military trainees aged 17 years and over both practically and within a classroom setting
  • You will conduct courses, write lesson plans, and partake in trainee administration
  • Demonstrate welding processes and procedures
  • You will mark students work both practical and online, this includes assessments but not homework

This position is full time, 37 hours per week onsite at MOD Lyneham from 8am until 5pm, Monday to Friday with the exception of Wednesday's were you will finish at 2pm. Working with us at MOD Lyneham, you will have access to a free onsite gym membership and access to our onsite café and coffee shop.

Essential experience of the Welder Trainer:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Previous supervisory experience would be beneficial
  • Ex-Armed Forces metal smith would be highly desirable

Qualifications for the Welder Trainer:

  • Level 3 in Welding (or Level 2).
  • A Level 4 Certificate of Education qualification would be desirable however, should you not hold this qualification we will ensure you get the full training and support to succeed in receiving it

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.

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