Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute
Compensation: £38,000 - £42,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57481

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 Mechanical Engineer at our Clyde site.

The Role
As a Mechanical Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the waterfront engineering systems and management of the on-site fitters.

Day-to-day, you'll support the engineering manager in leading and managing the waterfront engineering teams, ensuring tasks are delivered safely, on time and to specification.

  • Mechanical maintenance of mechanical engineering systems
  • Day-to-day management of the mechanical fitters
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with Clyde's cost, time and quality requirements
  • Identify and generate solutions for engineering issues within the facility
  • Produce, review and amend planned maintenance documentation

This role is full time, 36 hours per week and is based on site at HMNB Clyde.

Experience required of the Mechanical Engineer

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of risk assessments

Qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer

  • HNC / HND in relevant engineering subject
  • ILM Level 3 or equivalent
  • Working at heights preferred

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) 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
  • The honour and responsibility of equipping our armed forces.

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.