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Mechanical Fitter


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Mechanical Fitter 
Location:         Plymouth, UK – Onsite  
Compensation:     £30,376 + Shift Allowances of up to 50% + Overtime 
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF 49781


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 Fitter at our Plymouth site.


The role


As a Mechanical Fitter you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Working with us, you will have the opportunity to use and develop your skills in areas that are both exciting and unique. 


Day to day, you’ll use and develop your mechanical experience and depending on your unique skillset could be working within our Submarine or Warship business area as well as the British Army’s Supacat Vehicles.  

•    Work to engineering drawings and technical specifications 
•    You will remove, overhaul, and install a variety of mechanical equipment which could include hydraulics, weapons, water and fuel systems and LP/HP air, among other assets.
•    Install and align new equipment. 
•    carry out system and equipment functional tests and surveys

Essential experience of the Mechanical Fitter  


•    Have experience of working with engineering drawings and technical specifications. 
•    Have experience of working on, removing and installing mechanical equipment. 
•    Experience within the Defence sector or Automotive trade would be desirable.  

This role is full time at 36 hours a week and onsite at the Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd. 


Qualifications for the Mechanical Fitter


•    Indentured Apprenticeship 
•    Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in a mechanical discipline
•    Level 3 Mechanical Engineering qualification
•    Armed Forces PO/CPO/NCO with mechanical specialisation


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


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


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. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.

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