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Electrical Fitter (Marine Engineering) x5

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Faslane, Helensburgh

Job Title:                     Electrical Fitter (Marine Engineering) x5
Location:                     Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL
Compensation:           £32,422 + 33% Shift Disturbance Allowance (SDA)
Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                        SF43674


At Babcock, we’re creating a safe and secure world, together and you can play your part. Join our newly forming one Babcock shift team that’s at the forefront of supporting the Royal Navy at HM Naval Base Clyde. You’ll play an integral role ensuring the serviceability of submarines and surface ships through detailed maintenance, repairs and refit periods. 


You will be part of a 3–team working pattern, below is an example of the 21-day rota system which repeats itself. Each working shift is 12 hours. Day shifts at 08:00 - 20:15 hours, night shifts are 20:00 - 08:15 hours.


•    Day 1(Tue), 2 (Wed) & 3(Thu): 20:00 – 0815 
•    Day 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 rest days but can volunteer for overtime, subject to working time directive
•    Day 11 (Fri), 12 (Sat), 13 (Sun) & 14 (Mon): 20:00 – 0815
•    Day 15, 16, 17 & 18 rest days but can volunteer for overtime, subject to working time directive
•    Day 19 (Sat) & 20 (Sun): 08:00 – 20:15
•    Day 21 rest day


Who we are looking for?
We are looking for qualified Electrical Fitters with a proven track record who will undertake electrical fitting activities utilising their skill set determining the best way to investigate, rectify and repair faults. Also act as a mentor to colleagues and provides guidance and instruction to one or more apprentices under their care and provide direction to Multi Skilled Operatives.
What will you be doing?


•    Carrying out large and small maintenance packages, working down on the submarines in confided spaces and on panels carrying out fault finding, aligning, and running cables, electrical repairs, electrical fault-finding AC and DC motor theory (advantage) and electronic systems, motor generator preventative and active maintenance including electrical alterations upgrades and improvements.
•    Working in confined spaces, occasionally working to heights and in inclement weather conditions.
•    Ensure that work is carried out in line with current legislation and site processes and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity in accordance with set objectives and timescales.
•    Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems of Work and control of work processes within BM&T Clyde policies.
•    Operate Marine Engineering systems and equipment in accordance with relevant procedures
•    Undertake mentoring where required to personnel in the operation & maintenance of Marine Engineering systems and equipment.
The experience you’ll bring

•    Previous Electrical Fitter experience within a Marine Engineering or industrial environment, a background with submarine or surface ships would be advantageous.
•    Recognised Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or NVQ and C&G equivalent) or HNC and above in an Electrical Engineering discipline with industry experience.
•    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 rigorous acceptance standards.
•    Experience of Maintenance Procedures, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working and interpersonal skills.
•    Candidates must demonstrate that they meet and uphold our Purpose and Principles.
•    You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role
What a role with Babcock offers?


Generous benefits including:

•    Shift pattern supporting a 7-day working week and a shift disturbance allowance above the salary stated
•    Generous holiday entitlement, 227 hours holiday entitlement increasing to 263 after 5 years of service (includes public and privileged holidays).
•    Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Employee Assistance programme
•    Training and development opportunities
•    Autonomy. Feel trusted to deliver
About Babcock
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.
HM Naval Base Clyde is located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.
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Application Guidance:
All applications should be made online.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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