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Nuclear Repair Welder - Faslane


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

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Nuclear Repair Welder
Location:         HMNB Clyde, Faslane
Compensation:  £34,522 plus pension and flex benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF 50422


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 Nuclear Repair Welder at our HMNB Clyde site.


The role

As a Nuclear Repair Welder, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. As the Ministry of Defence’s commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock provides specialist engineering support services, including the management of infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines.


Day to day, you’ll carry out welding activities within our Nuclear Repair business unit , to support Fleet Engineering delivery.

•    Carry out welding activities as directed using MMA and TIG welding where appropriate
•    Repairs and inspections on systems and equipment on all Royal Naval and other vessels as required
•    Using your skills and experience in welding and fabrication you will be providing key services in the repair of nuclear plant and structures

Essential experience of the Nuclear Repair Welder,

•    You will demonstrate previous welding experience, including significant experience of pipe welding 
•    Experience of MMA process and proficient at TIG welding on small-bore pipework encompassing Carbon Steels, Stainless Steels and Copper Nickels
•    Previous experience of working with maintenance technical instructions, welding procedures and acceptance standards
•    Experience of utilising Work to Risk, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work
•    Experience of FCAW and mechanised welding would be advantageous


That the role holder must be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces


Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday - 8.05am to 4.45pm and Friday 8.05am to 12.05pm


Qualifications for the Nuclear Repair Welder,

•    You will hold a recognised fabrication/welding Apprenticeship to N/SVQ Level 3 or HNC and above in a fabrication/welding discipline with industry experience

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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.


Closing date:16/06/23



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