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Devon, Plymouth
Up to £30376.00 per annum
Closing date
15 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Industrial Painter
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £30,376.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53895

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Industrial Painter at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As an Industrial Painter, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is a unique opportunity to join an organisation with confirmed work scheduled for the significant future. You will also play a critical role in the success of the everyday maintenance of Naval vessels. This will be a good opportunity for someone looking to grow and develop their existing skills, with the chance to gain a wider understanding of the organisation, working with multiple functions in the completion of various projects.

Day to day, you'll join a team of dedicated industrial staff to ensure surface preparation standards are met and coating application techniques are utilised in the day-to-day operations of vessel maintenance.

  • Support in the preparation of bare substrates and existing coatings, demonstrating the knowledge of a systematic approach.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the quality standards associated to surface preparation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements contained within paint manufacturer's technical and safety data sheets.
  • Apply coating materials associated to a marine environment by brush, roller, conventional spray, and airless spray.
  • Undertake and maintain husbandry of working areas and protection of equipment

This is a full time role based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard. There may be a requirement to be to work shift work and overtime to support the business needs.

A skills based test will be required before a successful offer can be made

Essential experience of the Industrial Painter:

  • Ability to read and understand an MoD Book of Reference or relevant industry standards - Desirable.
  • Airless spraying experience and sign writing experience desirable
  • Experience of various painting techniques such as Brush, Roller, Conventional and Airless Spraying
  • Sound understanding of Health & Safety / COSHH.

Qualifications for the Industrial Painter:

  • NVQ level 3 Industrial / Marine / painting / Decorating or equivalent experience would be Advantageous
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2 Industrial / Marine / Painting / Decorating with the appetite to undertake additional training.

The successful candidate must be a British National and 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 the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement

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.

Closing date: 29/03/2024



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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