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Naval Nuclear Watchkeeping Instructor

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Faslane, Helensburgh

Job Title: Naval Nuclear Watchkeeping Instructor
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 8HL
Compensation: Attractive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Job ID: SF39789


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Naval Nuclear Watchkeeping Instructor with steam raising plant experience to join our Astute-class Training Service team at Babcock Marine Training Limited (BMTL) to help train the current and next generation of Submarine Service engineering professionals.


BMTL is a major contributor to the Royal Navy Submarine Training Enterprise. Training Instructors work closely with the Flag Officer Sea Training Organisation and with currently-serving Royal Navy personnel.


What will you be doing?
As an Instructor you will play a key role providing specialist engineering and nuclear expertise to the training design process and will have the opportunity to support the development of the recently established Babcock Skills business, which provides a wide range of engineering training courses.


Who we are looking for?
We are looking for you to be able to demonstrate previous or recent experience operating Naval Nuclear propulsion systems, preferably on Astute-class submarines but all transferable PWR experience will be considered from S, T or V boats.


The experience you’ll bring 
•    Qualification as a Category A, B or C Watchkeeper in the Royal Navy Submarine Service
•    Comprehensive knowledge and recent experience of operating Naval Nuclear Steam Raising Plant
•    Comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively
•    Engaging and effective communicator
•    Defence Train the Trainer qualification is a bonus but not essential
•    You must hold or have the ability to obtain SC security clearance


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Generous holiday entitlement 
•    Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance 
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    Share ownership scheme
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
•    We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock 
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.


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Application Guidance: 
All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.




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