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Fabricator / Shipwright


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Fabricator / Shipwright
Location:               Rosyth, Dunfermline
Compensation:     £36,231.00 + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF54666


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 Fabricator / Shipwright at our Rosyth site.


The role
As a Fabricator / Shipwright, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Day to day, you’ll carry-out planned installations, maintenance and removals of temporary and fixed structures and fittings to support Laid up Submarines, Nuclear Facilities, Submarine Docking Periods, and the Submarine Dismantling Programme. 


Responsibilities of the Fabricator / Shipwright:

  • Installation of equipment to support the dismantling program.
  • Removal of pipe systems in the submarine
  • Removal of mechanical equipment in the submarine
  • Assist in the management of materials to / from Submarine and Dockside boundaries.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the laid-up submarine program.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the nuclear facilities.


This role is full time, 37 hours per week; hours are Monday to Thursday, 07:30-17:15 and based on site at Rosyth. 


Essential experience of the Fabricator / Shipwright:

  • Recent and relevant experience working in a similar service provider environment.
  • Agreement to work in areas which will expose individual to ionising radiation (radiation worker)


Qualifications for the Fabricator / Shipwright:

  • ONC in Fabrication & Welding, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience 
  • A recognised Fabrication (or equivalent) apprenticeship
  • Willing to develop self through training to support programme requirements


Please note that this position is subject to national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this will include obtaining SC level of security clearance). 


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International 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.


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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