Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Fabricator
Location: Rosyth, Fife
Compensation: £36,231 + Overtime + Benefits + Relocation Expenses
Role Type: F ull time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54141

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. We currently have multiple opportunities for Fabricators to join our team in Rosyth, where you'll play a key part in helping to build the new 'Inspiration' class, Type 31 frigate due to be delivered by the end of 2028.

The role
As a Fabricator, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with one of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

Day-to-day, you'll be part of a friendly, supportive team, working alongside other experienced professionals like yourself who are engaged in carrying out general fabrication activities, including below:

  • Structural steel fabrication, working with high tolerances
  • Lining out and marking off following the interpretation of drawings, and specifications, for fabrication work
  • You will use disc cutters, guillotines and band saws for the purposes of grinding, burning and drilling
  • Arc air gouging and Tack welding
  • Production of Moulds and Templates
  • Fabrication and fitting ventilation

The Fabricator role is full-time, 36-hours per week, Monday to Thursday, with plenty of opportunities to boost your earnings potential with flexible overtime.

Essential experience of the Fabricator

  • The ability to read engineering drawings and interpret work instructions
  • Highly competent in the use of hand-held and semi-automatic burning equipment
  • Highly competent in the use general workshop machinery and tools specific to fabricating
  • Experience of working within the marine industry with experience of Royal Navy ships and submarines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels or large commercial ships - however other relevant experience will be considered

Qualifications for the Fabricator - at least one of the following:
You will hold be a qualified Fabricator, having completed either a Indentured Apprenticeship or Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in a sheet metal, structural steel or fabrication related discipline

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • 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 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
  • Relocation expenses (subject to eligibility)

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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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