Mechanical Fitter (Utilities)

Job Description

Mechanical Fitter (Utilities)

Location - Faslane

Business Unit - Clyde Salary: £31,164

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join our Nuclear Operations Utilities team at Babcock.

You will be responsible for carrying out planned and reactive maintenance on mechanical systems within and external to the Utilities Building at HM Naval Base Clyde, including Diesel engines, HP & LP compressors and seawater cooling systems.

Please note that applicants should be comfortable working at heights and confined spaces.

What do I need to do the role?

You will have previous Mechanical Fitter experience and a recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or equivalent).

You will demonstrate a strong focus on delivering high quality workmanship to agreed timescales and will be fully aware of the importance of applying stringent Health and Safety principles within the workplace.

Experience gained in an environment working with MAN K Major diesel engines, compressors both HP and LP or water pumps would be an advantage.

Key areas of competency we require are as follows:

  • Experience of Maintenance Procedures, Risk, and COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work
  • Diligence and attention to detail when undertaking all tasks
  • Well-developed team working and interpersonal skills

What else do I need to know?

This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.

Security Clearance

All applicants must have or be able to obtain SC security clearance

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, single BUPA cover, discretionary annual bonus and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

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Job Reference: 29340