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Electrical Fitter

Location: 

Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Electrical Fitter x39
Location:         Plymouth, UK 
Compensation:     £ 30,376 + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF47152

 

Make your skills count

 

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 Plymouth site
 
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

 

Babcock International and Devonport

 

The Electrical Fitter role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.

 

Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

 

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

 

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.

 

The role

 

The difference our new Electrical Fitter will make

 

As an Electrical Fitter, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll join a team that is at the forefront of supporting the Royal Navy fleet. You’ll play an integral role in ensuring the serviceability of warships and systems through detailed maintenance and refit periods by working within multi–trade teams.

 

Day to day, you could be overhauling and installing a variety of electrical equipment that could include distribution, command and control systems, such as weapons, navigation and communications. You’ll also work to electrical/engineering drawing and technical specifications as you install and connect a variety of cabling, plus carry out system and equipment functional tests.

 

If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer

 

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 based Onsite in Devonport, Plymouth.

 

Essential experience

•    You’ll have the ability to read electrical and engineering drawings to interpret work instructions and be competent in the use of general workshop machinery specific to electrical fitting.
•    You’ll need to hold qualifications in at least one of the following:
o    Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in an electrical discipline
o    Armed Forces PO/CPO/NCO with electrical specialisation
o    Level 3 Electrical Engineering qualification
•    You should hold or have the ability to obtain Security Check Clearance, BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standard) will be requested first. For further information on this please visit: - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels/national-security-vetting-clearance-levels
 

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme – save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Employment development allowance - £125 per year
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    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.

To apply for this position please go to: 

If you have any issues with the online application process, please email Trades@babcockinternational.com and one of our advisor will give you a call

 

Closing date: 7th February 2022

 

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