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Electrical Fitter (Combat Systems)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  faslane, helensburgh

Job Title:                     Electrical Fitter (Combat Systems)

Location:                     Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Compensation:      £33,395 + Benefits

Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                        SF 42369


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an experienced team who provide highly specialised engineering support services, including operational maintenance, upgrades and repair to ships and submarines, giving you exposure to a wide variety of different systems, equipment and vessels advancing your knowledge and broadening your experience.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for an Electrical Fitter who will carry out fault finding, repair and installation of parts, often in confined spaces and heights. Investigating and diagnosing faults, repairing and maintaining specialist equipment, replacing components and installing and testing cables. Also act as a mentor to colleagues and provides guidance and instruction to one or more apprentices under their care and provide direction to Multi Skilled Operatives.


What will you be doing?


  • Completion of all planned preventative maintenance and nuclear implicated work to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business.
  • Identification and rectification of all system, manufacture, defects and alterations to ensure the continued availability and performance of HMNB Clyde Submarines, Surface Vessels and the Estate
  • Ensure that work is carried out in line with current processes and make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity in accordance with set objectives and timescales.
  • Work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems Of Work and control of work processes within BM&T Clyde policies.


The experience you’ll bring


  • Previous experience within a marine/engineering environment and/or having experience with Submarine Combat Systems especially Submarine Command/Sonar Systems is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Recognised Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or NVQ and C&G equivalent).
  • You will be comfortable working at heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather conditions.
  • You will be able to understand and read drawings and have the ability to think on your feet and problem solve with a high attention to detail and fault finding. 
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and a focus on producing high-quality work to meet rigorous acceptance standards.
  • Experience of Maintenance Procedures, Risk, and COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working and interpersonal skills. 
  • Candidates must demonstrate that they meet and uphold our Purpose and Principles.
  • You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role


What a role with Babcock offers?


  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • 4.5 day working week
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Pension Plan
  • Share Ownership Scheme
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


About Babcock


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.


HM Naval Base Clyde is located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.


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Application Guidance:


All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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