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Trainer - Welding


Lancaster, GB, LA3 2XQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Trainer - Welding
Location:               Chippenham, UK - Onsite
Compensation:     Attractive Salary + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF47673

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 Trainer - Welding onsite at Lyneham.
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.


Defence Equipment
The Trainer - Welding role is based within our Defence Equipment business area.

Defence equipment stores, maintains, repairs and overhauls military vehicles and equipment so the UK army is able to train and deploy in a moment. As well as supporting vehicles that are already in service, the team carries out vehicle assembly integration and tests new vehicles.


The role
The difference our new Trainer - Welding will make

As a Trainer - Welding, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will deliver welder training to the trade’s men and women of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.


Day to day, you’ll be conducting visual and destructive testing of welds, conducting courses and trainee administration, as well as preparing lesson plans, training aids and trainee supporting materials.


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 onsite based at Lyneham. 

Essential experience

•    Extensive experience and Level 3 in welding, would consider Level 2 
•    Ex-metal smith Royal Navy or RAF engineer background would be highly desirable 
•    Background in Steel industry 
•    Supervisory experience
•    Excellent verbal and communication skills
•    Must hold or have the ability to obtain SC and DBS Security 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 with life assurance
•    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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