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Fife, Rosyth
Up to £36231 per annum + & Overtime & Benefits
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

Job Details

Job Title: Welder
Location: Rosyth, Fife
Compensation: £36,231 + Overtime + Benefits + Relocation Expenses
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54142

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. We currently have multiple opportunities for Welder to join our team in Rosyth, where you'll play a key part in helping to build the new 'Inspiration' class, Type 31 frigate due to be delivered by the end of 2028.

The role
As a Welder, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with one of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

Day-to-day, you'll be part of a friendly, supportive team, working alongside other experienced professionals like yourself who are engaged in safely carrying out welding and welding related activities in a production environment supporting the Type 31 unit build - from piece part creation through to panel manufacture and whole ship build.

Key Tasks and Activities will include:

  • Carrying out welding tasks in accordance with the essential variables and complete visual inspection of finished welds to contract acceptance standards and project requirements
  • Maintaining welding plant functionality and carry out daily machine checks, ensuring that any fault is reported immediately
  • Safely setting up and removing any pre-heating equipment
  • Use of digital and thermal temperature recording devices
  • The Welder role covers but not limited to; GSFCAW process, SAW process, Grinding, Pre-Heating, Basic Visual Inspection and Control of welding consumables.

This role is full time, 36-hours per week, Monday to Thursday, with plenty of opportunities to boost your earnings potential with flexible overtime and the opportunity to work shifts.

Essential experience of the Welder

  • Indentured Welder
  • An understanding of weld defects and causes
  • Perform set up procedures for all welding equipment and accessories to be used on projects
  • Experience with one or more of the following Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) or TIG

Qualifications for the Welder

  • WPS Adherence
  • Indentured Welder

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • 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
  • Relocation expenses (subject to eligibility)

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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.

Take a look below at the roles Manpower UK is currently recruiting for at Babcock.

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