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Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Welder x 26
Location:         Plymouth, UK 
Compensation:    £29,006 -  £ 30,376 + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF48212


Key Skills: Welder, Welding, FCAW, TIG, MMA, Sheet Metal, Structural Steel


The role

As a Welder, 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.


Day to day, 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.

To be considered for this opportunity you must have experience in at least one of the following weld processes FCAW, TIG or MMA

Essential experience
•    Have a level 2 qualification in one of the following: Indentured Apprenticeship or in a sheet metal, structural steel or fabrication related discipline or Indentured or Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship in Fabrication & Welding.
•    Experience in at least one of the following weld processes, FCAW, TIG or MMA.
•    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:

What we offer
•    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 dependant by Job role
•    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


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


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.
If you have experience in FCAW, TIG, MMA weld processes please apply at:-


If you have any issues with the online application process, please email and one of our advisors will give you a call


Closing Date: 10th April 2023



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