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Marine Engineering Refrigeration Fitter

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Faslane, Helensburgh

Marine Engineering Refrigeration Fitter
REF: SF29669
Salary: £ 31,880


About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Marine Engineering Refrigeration Fitter.

You’ll be carrying out activities including planned and preventative maintenance, defect identification and repair on large scale industrial refrigeration and air conditioning units aboard submarines and surface ships berthed at HM Naval Base Clyde.

You will create and maintain an environment which leads to safe working attitudes and practices, promoting the Company Safety, Quality and Environmental policies during projects ensuring that assessments of risks are carried out.

You’ll be working in a team of 10 carrying out various work packages on submarines and surface ships that include chilled water plants, fridges, freezers and air conditioning units.


Working and communicating with multiple stakeholders to ensure delivery of all work packages.


What do I need to do the role?
You’ll need previous experience gained in repairing and maintaining large scale refrigeration and air conditioning units, with a recognised Refrigeration Engineering or Mechanical apprenticeship, qualified to SVQ level 3 as a minimum and hold a F Gas qualification.


You must be comfortable working in confined spaces and with heights, with experience of utilising Work to Risk, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work.


Experience of working in a marine engineering environment would be an advantage.


What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.

About Babcock International
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.

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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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives 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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.



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