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Shiplift Electrical Fitter


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:            Electrical Fitter
Location:            Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute
Compensation:   £38,461 + Benefits

Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF57470


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Electrical Fitter at our Clyde, Faslane site.


The role

As an Electrical Fitter within our Shiplift Facility you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. 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.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for investigating and diagnosing faults, repairing and maintaining electrical aspects of the Shiplift.

  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance and fitting on a variety of electrical systems
  • Defect identification and repair
  • You will work to required electrical regulations and be able to work from maintenance documentation in a safe and healthy manner


Essential experience of the Electrical Fitter: 

  • Proven experience in Electrical fitting or maintenance gained within an Industrial or Commercial environment
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Works in a safe manner – able to understand statements of work, risk assessments etc
  • Comfortable working at height and in confined spaces on occasion


This is a permanent role, Monday to Friday dayshifts - 36 hours per week, with early finish on a Friday. Based on site at HMNB Clyde near Helensburgh.


Qualifications for the Electrical Fitter within our Shiplift Facility:

  • Recognised Electrical Apprenticeship, qualified to SVQ Level 3 or equivalent (NVQ3, City & Guilds, HNC etc)

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
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

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: 26/07/24




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