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Nuclear Repair Welder


Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Nuclear Repair Welder 
Location:         Clyde - Faslane
Compensation:     £33,395 + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 46465


It starts with you

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 Welder at our Clyde Faslane site
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility




The Nuclear Repair Welder is based within our HMNB Clyde business area.

As the Ministry of Defence’s commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock provides specialist engineering support services, including the management of infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines.  


The role

The difference our new Nuclear Repair Welder will make
As a Nuclear Repair Welder, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. With your skills and experience, you’ll be providing key services for the site in repairing nuclear plant and structures.  
Day to day, you’ll be carrying out welding activities, repairs and inspections on systems and equipment on all RN and other entitled vessels and, when required, in other sections including the estate.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

This role is based on site at Faslane, Helensburgh.

Essential experience

•    You will hold a recognised fabrication/welding Apprenticeship to N/SVQ Level 3 or HNC and above in a fabrication/welding discipline with industry experience
•    You will demonstrate previous welding experience, including significant experience of pipe welding and be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces
•    Experience of MMA process and proficient at TIG welding on small-bore pipework encompassing Carbon Steels, Stainless Steels and Copper Nickels
•    Previous experience of working with maintenance technical instructions, welding procedures and acceptance standards
•    Experience of utilising Work to Risk, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work
•    Experience of FCAW and mechanised welding would be advantageous
•    CSWIP 3.0 and PCN LPI level 2 qualified is desirable 
•    Successful candidate will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.




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