Apply now »

Nuclear Repair Mechanical Fitter


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:        Nuclear Repair Mechanical Fitter
Location:        Faslane, Clyde 
Compensation:    £38,461 + Benefits
Role Type:        Full time / Permanent
Role ID:        SF57908


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 Mechanical Fitter at our Faslane site.


The role
As a Nuclear Repair Mechanical Fitter you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will join our team at Babcock to undertake mechanical fitting activities, repairs and inspections on systems and equipment on all RN and other entitled Vessels and, when required, in other sections including the Estate.

Day-to-day, you’ll ensure that work is carried out in line with current processes and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity in accordance with set objectives and timescales. 

  • Completion of all planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and nuclear implicated work to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business. (AC28)
  • Identification and rectification of all system, manufacture, defects and alterations to ensure the continued availability and performance of HMNB Clyde Submarines, Surface Vessels and the Estate.
  • Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems Of Work and control of work processes within BM&T Clyde policies. (AC17)


This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools or standing for extended periods of time.


This role is full time 36 hours per week and is based at our Faslane site, this includes an early finish on Friday afternoon with overtime available depending on business needs. 


Essential experience of the Nuclear Repair Mechanical Fitter 

  • Mechanical Fitting experience 
  • Machinist or Pipe Fitting experience is desirable. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use both hand tools and machines for fitting
  • HM Submarine, Ship Operating procedures and Ship Tag-out procedures knowledge desirable 

Qualifications for the Nuclear Repair Mechanical Fitter 
•    NVQ/SVQ Level 3 or equivalent is essential. 


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (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 
  • Matched contribution 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 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
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Potential to develop skills.


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock has 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: 13/08/2024



Job Segment: CSR, Management

Apply now »