Nuclear Repair Coppersmith / Mechanical Plumber


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Defence, Industrial, Manufacturing, Marine, Materials, Mining, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power/Utilities
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Nuclear Repair Coppersmith - HMNB Clyde, Faslane
Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, UK - Onsite
Compensation: £34,522+ benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 50421

The Nuclear Repair Coppersmith / Mechanical Plumber is based within our Clyde business area. Babcock provides services including fleet time engineering, facilities management, waterfront services, logistics and transport within an agreed operating budget, firmly focused on continuous and sustainable improvement in submarine & facility support

The role of Nuclear Repair Coppersmith / Mechanical Plumber
Areas of responsibility will include:
* You will play an integral role ensuring the serviceability of submarines and surface ships through detailed maintenance, repairs and refit periods.
* All planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and nuclear implicated work,
* Identify/rectify all defects and alterations and ensure that work is carried out in line with current legislation and site processes
* Make suggestions on improving systems and processes to increase productivity in accordance with set objectives and timescales.

Please note:
* Due to the nature of this role you will be able to withstand harsh environments.
* The role holder must be comfortable working at heights, in confined spaces and be capable of thinking on your feet in order to problem solve and work within a team.
* Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday - 8.05am to 4.45pm and Friday 8.05am to 12.05pm
* You must be eligible to gain and maintain UK SC security clearance for this role

Essential experience
* Experience in Pipe Bending, Brazing, mechanical APT, Pipe Material Awareness, and pipework Jointing Method/Procedures.
* Experience of Maintenance Procedures, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working and interpersonal skills
* The ideal candidate will have great communication skills, as you will be engaging with people of varied levels from both Navy and Civilian personnel.

* You will hold a recognised Coppersmith Apprenticeship to N/SVQ Level 3 or HNC and above Coppersmith discipline and industry experience.

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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

We have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

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.

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