Multi Skilled Operative (Utilities)

Posting Date: 23 February 2021

Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 8HL

Company: Babcock

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Multi Skilled Operative (Utilities)
Helensburgh, HMNB Clyde

Business Unit – Clyde - Marine
SF 33427

Salary £21,520
About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Multi Skilled Operative to provide multi skilled support for the Utilities team.
You will provide support to a team of Electrical and Mechanical Fitters who carry out planned and reactive maintenance at HM Naval Base Clyde.
This is a varied and physical role, which involves a range of manual handling and general manual labour duties, including slinging, rigging, driving forklift vehicles, mobile elevated work platforms or other specialised vehicles, and escorting persons who are on site carrying out contract work. Applicants must be comfortable working at heights, and in confined spaces with an understanding of Risk Assessments, Method Statements, COSHH and Safe Systems of Work.


What do I need to do the role?


You will demonstrate previous experience of working in semi-skilled labouring roles, preferably within a large-scale maintenance, mechanical or facilities environment. You will demonstrate a clear understanding of Health & Safety-focussed working practices. Slinging experience would be advantageous.


Key areas of competency we require will include:


  • Experience of working in semi-skilled labouring roles, preferably within a large-scale maintenance, mechanical or facilities environment
  • Experience of working in roles, which place a strong focus on Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • A positive, proactive approach to all tasks undertaken
  • Comfortable working at heights, and in confined spaces
  • Current valid Driving Licence is desirable


What else do I need to know?
The post is based at HMNB Clyde north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.


You should hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance.
About Babcock International


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.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more
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Closing date: 9th March 2021


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