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Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Boilermaker 
Location:             Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute
Compensation:    £38,461 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent  
Role ID:               SF57250


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 Boilermaker at our Clyde, Faslane site.


The role
As a Boilermaker you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be joining a pro-active and engaging team of highly motivated and skilled professionals working on complex and cutting-edge equipment and systems.  This role offers excellent development opportunities as well as access to specialised training to further enhance your skill set.     


Day to day, you’ll carry out mechanical fitting activities including planned and preventative maintenance. This role is responsible for defect identification and repairs on various systems and you will be working within a team that is responsible for carrying out planned and reactive maintenance, testing and commissioning activities on specialist equipment across the Estates infrastructure


Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday - 8.05am to 4.45pm and Friday 8.05am to 12.05pm based full time, onsite at HMNB Clyde. You must be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces.


Essential experience of the Boilermaker 

  • Previous Coded Welding or Pipefitting experience within a Marine Engineering or industrial environment would be advantageous.
  • You will be able to understand and read drawings and can think on your feet and problem solve with a high attention to detail and fault finding.
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and a focus on producing high-quality work to meet acceptance standards.
  • Experience of maintenance procedures, risk assessments, method statements, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working skills.


Qualifications for the Boilermaker 

  • Recognised Mechanical / Fabrication Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or NVQ and C&G equivalent) or HNC and above in an Mechanical Engineering discipline with industry experience.


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


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory 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 most 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


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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 14/07/24


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