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Marine/Naval Watchkeeping Training Instructor


Faslane, Coulport, Clyde, Glas, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Marine/Naval Watchkeeping Training Instructor
Location:               Helensburgh, UK - Onsite
Compensation:     Competitive
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF39789


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 Marine/Naval Watchkeeping Training Instructor at our Faslane, Helensburgh site.


The role

As a Marine/Naval Watchkeeping Training Instructor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Providing specialist engineering and nuclear expertise to the training design process. You’ll have the opportunity to support the development of the recently established Babcock Skills business, which provides a wide range of engineering training courses.


Day to day, you’ll be working with our Astute-class Training Service team at Babcock Marine Training Limited (BMTL), to help train the current and next generation of Submarine Service engineering professionals.


  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) support to the review and evaluation of technical data/notifications of change, identifying the impact of change on existing Marine Engineering and Nuclear Steam Raising Plant courseware. Liaison with the training design team to implement required change to Marine Engineering and Nuclear Steam Raising Plant courseware
  • Provide other instruction in for example, Confined Space and Working at Height training to students external to the Astute Class Training Service (ACTS) contract. Training is to be delivered to prescribed standards, quality and cost.
  • Deliver classroom and simulator-based training to Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operators and Marine Engineering Equipment Maintainers
  • Liaise with the training design team and provide SME support for the routine review and amendment of Marine Engineering and Nuclear Steam Raising Plant courseware


Essential experience of the Marine/Naval Watchkeeping Training Instructor,

  • Comprehensive knowledge and recent experience of operating Naval Nuclear Steam Raising Plant
  • Comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Engaging and effective communicator


This role is full time based on site at Faslane, Helensburgh. 


Qualifications for the Marine/Naval Watchkeeping Training Instructor,

  • Qualification as a Category A or B Watchkeeper in the Royal Navy Submarine Service


The successful candidate must be able to achieve Enter level required 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 ten 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 a century 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.


Closing date: 31st May 2023


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