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Electrical Fitter (Utilities)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Faslane, Helensburgh

Job Title: Electrical Fitter (Utilities)
Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL 
Compensation: £32,422 + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time
Role ID: 42970

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Babcock as an Electrical Fitter (Utilities). This team delivers a broad scope of maintenance and defect repair across the site on both HV systems and LV Jetty/Utility Systems and site Standby/generation equipment. The team utilise sophisticated testing measures on-site for the equipment under their remit such as; dielectric breakdown, dissolved gas analysis and TEV/Ultrasonic. Work is varied day-to-day. 

Many training courses will be provided including the ME19 HV switchgear course. 

Working within a team who support on a vast scope of work on many types of HV switchgear and transformers carrying out oil testing with Hi-tech equipment such as Dissolve Gas Analysis (DGA), Ultra Tev testing and Dielectric Breakdown. 


Who we are looking for?
We are looking for an Electrical Fitter (Utilities) who can demonstrate a strong focus on delivering high quality workmanship to agreed timescales and are fully aware of the importance of applying stringent Health and Safety principles within the workplace, along with strong team working and interpersonal skills.
You must be comfortable working at heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather conditions, and enjoy working in a complex and challenging environment


What will you be doing?
•    Completion of all planned preventative maintenance to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business
•    Carry out planned maintenance and defect repair on site HV Systems and Jetty/Utilities LV Equipment to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business.  
•    Completion of all defect and repair activity to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business.
•    Ensure that work is carried out in line with current processes and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity and safety in accordance with set objectives and timescales. 
•    Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems of Work and control of work processes in accordance with Clyde policies.
•    Operate Utilities systems and equipment in accordance with relevant procedures.
•    Undertake mentoring where required to personnel in the operation & maintenance of Utilities systems and equipment
•    Perform any reasonable task within your existing skills and capability, as directed.
•    As well as working for the UK’s leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.


The experience you’ll bring
•    Previous experience gained within an electrical fitter maintenance role.
•    Recognised Electrical Engineering apprenticeship, qualified to SVQ level 3 (or NVQ or City Guilds) or industry experience and HND or above in an Electrical Discipline  
•    Experience gained in a High Voltage electrical environment or previous experience of working with electrical shore supplies and Utilities generation equipment would be an advantage
•    Well-developed team working (strong team ethic) and interpersonal skills.
•    Candidates must demonstrate that they meet and uphold our Purpose and Principles.
•    You should also hold or have the ability to obtain full SC Clearance


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Pension Plan
•    Share Ownership Scheme
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.



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