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Pipe Welder / Fabricator


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Pipe Welder 
Location:               Rosyth, Scotland
Compensation:     £32,937 + 47% Night-Shift Uplift  + Benefits

Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF46679


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 Pipe Welder at our Rosyth site.


The role

As a Pipe Welder, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Pipe Welder role is based within our Marine Engineering & Systems business working with the Type31 business area. You will be joining us at a very busy period with a job book to keep you busy for many years.


Day to day, you will help with pipe fabrication and welding activities to the agreed industry standards required within a MOD Naval Environment.  Pipe Systems include Class 1,2 and 3 for NDE requirements. Materials include Carbon, Stainless and Cunifer. You will be working in a Workshop based environment with opportunities to support across the site. 

  • Manual Handling 
  • Manual TIG Welding of Cunifer, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminium
  • Pipe alignment and fabrication
  • Cutting, prepping and bevelling activities 
  • Interpreting isometric drawings and systems
  • Maintaining Traceability and Quality standards 


This is a full time role, 37 hours per week, based onsite at Rosyth with shifts rotating every two weeks between days and nights:

  • 07:30 - 17:15 dayshift no allowance
  • 21:45 - 07:30 Night shift 47% uplift 


Overtime payable, as and when required.


Essential experience of the Pipe Welder:

  • First fixing methods (studding)
  • Temporary extract systems installation and maintenance
  • Installation of care and maintenance, protection materials and methods
  • Assist with other trades installation scope where required.
  • Lead other trades and support functions where required.


Qualifications for the Pipe Welder

•    Level 2 or 3 Welding qualification


Please note all applications will be required to complete a TIG Weld test prior to any offers being made.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve UK SC security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of 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.


Closing Date: 03/10/2023




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