Engineering Support Multi-Skilled Operative


Job summary

Babcock International
£25,000 - £29,999
Building & Construction
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Engineering Support Multi-Skilled Operative
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll 7 Bute
Compensation: £25,353 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54358

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Engineering Support Multi-Skilled Operative at our Clyde, Faslane.

The role
As an Engineering Support Multi-Skilled Operative, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Your role will include providing multi-skilled support for the Fleet Engineering teams as and when directed by section team leaders or line management.

Day to day, you'll conduct a wide range of activities to support the provision of services to UK nuclear submarines and warships, as well as visiting NATO units at HMNB Faslane. You will also:

  • Provide support to engineering teams to enable the completion of all planned preventative maintenance to ensure the department meets the objectives of the business
  • Provide support to engineering teams to enable the identification and rectification of all system, manufacture, defects and alterations to ensure the continued availability and performance of Clyde HM submarines, surface craft 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

This role is based full time on site at HMNB Clyde.

Essential experience of the Engineering Support Multi Skilled Operative

  • You may have experience in; safe working practises, forklift driving, slinging, labouring, access, facility/compliance.
  • We are looking for attitudes and behaviours in line with our company purpose and principles
  • Competent teamworking, communication, time management, prioritisation, organisational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills are required.

Qualifications for the Engineering Support Multi Skilled Operative

  • All training will be provided, so experience of engineering / operations is not mandatory.
  • Driving licence is essential.

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

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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 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: 10/11/2023

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