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Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:                     Welder
Location:                    Rosyth, UK – Onsite
Compensation:          £32,937 + Benefits + Overtime at 1.5 x Salary (Double Time on Bank Holidays)
Role Type:                  Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                      SF: 39904

Build the future


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 Welder at our Rosyth 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


Marine Engineering & Systems 

The Welder role is based within our Marine Engineering & Systems business area


At our site in Rosyth, we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our engineering, specialised manufacturing, gas handling systems and naval marine businesses


The role


The difference our new Welder will make

As a Welder you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary, safely performing welding and welding related tasks in a production environment

Day to day as a Welder the main and primary responsibility of your role is to safely perform welding and welding related tasks in a production environment supporting the T31 unit build from piece part creation through to panel manufacture and whole ship build.

You will have to successfully pass a welder test regime as part of the recruitment process.


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. 


Essential experience

You will demonstrate previous welding experience, including significant experience of SMAW, GSFCAW, GTAW and SAW welding processes and be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces.

Would also like you to have experience and an understanding of:
•    Arc Air Gouging, grinding, and burning
•    Previous experience of working with tooling maintenance technical instructions
•    Previous experience of working with & IAW welding procedures, and acceptance standards.
•    Working within the heavy engineering/marine defence industry would be advantageous
•    Basic Visual Inspection and Control of welding consumable knowledge
•    Weld defects and causes
•    Utilising Work to Risk, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work.
•    You must be a British national and able to be fully Security Check (SC) cleared.


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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