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Mechanical Fitter - Combat Systems

Argyll & Bute, Helensburgh
Up to £35558 per annum + plus pension and flex benefits
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Mechanical Fitter - Combat Systems
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
Compensation: £35,558 + Attractive Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55509

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 Combat Systems Mechanical Fitter at our Clyde, Faslane site.

The role
As a Combat Systems Mechanical Fitter you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you'll be key to the business.

Day to day, you'll undertake mechanical fitting activities, repairs and inspections on systems and equipment on all Royal Navy and other entitled Vessels and, when required, in other sections including the Estate.

  • Completion of all planned preventative maintenance and nuclear implicated work to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business
  • Identification and rectification of all system, manufacture, defects and alterations to ensure the continued availability and performance of HMNB Clyde Submarines, Surface Vessels and the Estate
  • Ensure that work is carried out in line with current processes and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity in accordance with set objectives and timescales
  • Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems of Work and control of work processes within BM&T Clyde policy

Essential experience of the Combat Systems Mechanical Fitter

  • Previous experience within a marine/engineering environment and/or having experience with submarine combat systems especially submarine command/sonar systems is highly desirable but not essential
  • You will be comfortable working at heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather conditions
  • You will be able to understand and read drawings and have the ability to think on your feet and problem solve with a high attention to detail and fault finding
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and a focus on producing high-quality work to meet rigorous acceptance standards
  • Experience of maintenance procedures, risk, and COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working and interpersonal skills

This role is full-time, 36-hours per week, based onsite at HMNB Clyde, near Helensburgh. Working hours will be 08:05 to 16:45 Monday to Thursday, and 08:05 to 12:05 on Fridays.

Qualifications for the Combat Systems Mechanical Fitter

  • Recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or NVQ and C&G equivalent) or a Minimum of HNC in a Mechanical Engineering discipline with industry experience.

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

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution 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
  • '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 130 years 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.

Closing Date - 12/04/2024



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.

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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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