Marine Engineering Mechanical Fitter

Posting Date: 14 March 2019

Location: Faslane, 0, GB, G84 8HL

Company: Babcock

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Marine Engineering Mechanical Fitter



About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Marine Engineering Mechanical Fitter to join our team at Babcock Marine Clyde.


You will 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.


You will be responsible for the completion of all planned preventative maintenance and nuclear implicated work to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business. The 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.


You will 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. You will work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems Of Work and control of work processes within BM&T Clyde policies.


You will work on a number of different tasks on a daily basis or you can be involved in complex tasking taking several days or weeks to complete.


What do I need to do the role?


Experience and knowledge on the majority of the following:


  • HM Submarine and Ship Operating procedures
  • HM Submarine and Ship Tag-out procedures
  • Nuclear Procedures, Production Technical Instructions, Support Documentation
  • Submarine and surface ship mechanical systems and equipment
  • Relevant acceptance standards
  • Interpretation of engineering drawings
  • Relevant Quality Assurance documentation
  • COSHH & safe systems of work
  • Nuclear Reactor compartment & controlled area working
  • Submarine, Surface Vessel and the Estate air, fluid and steam systems
  • Manufacture and repair of components, including use of machine tools and other workshop machinery


What else do I need to know?


This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles 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.


This role includes the requirement to work overtime at short notice and may include support to RN vessels abroad.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock 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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