Welding Trainer - Ancillary & General Dept

Posting Date: 26 September 2020

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, GB, SN15 4XX

Company: Babcock

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Welding Trainer – Welding Ancillary & General Department
Lyneham, nr Chippenham
Competitive Salary

About the role:
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Trainer for the welding and fabrication department (Ancillary and General).

The successful candidate will be required to deliver course modules to the Metalsmiths of the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers based at MOD Lyneham. 


Main Responsibilities

Welding and fabrication- theoretical and practical.


Assessment of trainees, this will include written and practical examination.


Marking of examination papers and practical work.


You will need to maintain a Continuous Personal Development (CPD) portfolio in respect of new teaching, technologies and equipment available. Ensuring that lesson plans and training sessions are developed and are in accordance with the current standards. 


There may be an occasional need for you to support and repair live training aids using your trade skills through the equipment support department (ESD). 
What do I need to do the role?
You will hold minimum of a City & Guilds Level 3/NVQ L3 Apprenticeship in welding and fabrication, or a Class 1 Metalsmith/Shipwright course in REME, or a Royal Engineers Welder/Fabricator equivalent or Royal Navy/Royal Air Force equivalent. 

Experience of Coded Welding is advantageous. 


A level 4 Certificate in education and training (CET) is required for the role. Those who do not hold the required qualification will be offered the course at Babcock’s expense and mentored through the program.

You will also need to be eligible to receive and maintain UK SC level security clearance for this post.
What else do I need to know?

The interview process will consist of 4 welding tests in OA, MMA, MIG and TIG. We look for proficiency in at least two of these processes with an outlook to teach them all over time. 


The second part of the interview will be a planned 15 minute lesson usually delivered in conjunction with a PowerPoint and in front of 3-4 others to see if you demonstrate the basic requirements of delivery.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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 are 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 and a share ownership scheme.  You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.
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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. 
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Job reference: 30919

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