Mechanical Fitter - Estates Maintenance


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical
Construction/Building Services, Industrial
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter
Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
Compensation: £35,558 + Attractive Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53982

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 Mechanical Fitter at our HMNB Clyde, Faslane site.

The role

As a Mechanical Fitter within our Estates Maintenance team you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As the Ministry of Defence's commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock provides specialist engineering support services, including the management of infrastructure and nuclear facilities.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for investigating and diagnosing faults, repairing and maintaining mechanical aspects of facilities.

  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance and fitting on a variety of mechanical systems
  • Defect identification and repair
  • Typical systems worked on will include: Heating and Ventilation, Generators and Compressors, as well as pressure systems and other mechanical equipment and plant

Essential experience of the Mechanical Fitter

  • Proven experience in mechanical fitting or maintenance gained within an Industrial or Commercial environment
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Works in a safe manner - able to understand statements of work, risk assessments etc
  • Comfortable working at height and in confined spaces on occasion

This is a full-time role, 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday dayshifts - 3, with early finish on a Friday. Based onsite at HMNB Clyde near Helensburgh.

Qualifications for the Mechanical Fitter

  • * Recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship, qualified to SVQ Level 3 or equivalent (NVQ3, City & Guilds, HNC etc)

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

Our Benefits

  • 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

Babcock International
For over 130 years 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: 17th November 2023

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