STAT Mechanical Fitter

Faslane, UK
Closing date
18 May 2023

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
Defence, Engineering
Job Type

Job Details

Job Title: STAT Mechanical Fitter
Location: HMNB Clyde, nr Helensburgh - occasional overseas travel
Compensation: £34,522 plus defined contribution pension + flex benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF48936

Make your skills count

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 STAT Mechanical Fitter at HMNB Clyde

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

The Mechanical Fitter role is based within our Estates Department.

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. You will be responsible for investigating and diagnosing faults, repairing and maintaining mechanical aspects of lifting equipment such as Cranes and ancillary systems.

The role
The difference our new Mechanical Fitter will make?

As a Mechanical Fitter, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Areas of responsibility will include carrying out mechanical fitting activities including planned and preventative maintenance, defect identification and repair on cranes and lifting equipment.

Please note that the role holder must be comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces

Day to day, you'll work within a team which is responsible for carrying out planned and reactive maintenance, testing and commissioning activities on specialist lifting equipment.

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

Essential experience
• Previous Mechanical Fitter experience within maintaining and testing of cranes / lifting equipment would be desirable
• Recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship qualified to SVQ Level 3 (or NVQ and C&G equivalent) or HNC and above in an Mechanical Engineering discipline with industry experience
• Knowledge of LOLER regs would be advantageous due to systems you will be supporting
• You will be able to understand and read drawings and can 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 acceptance standards.
• Experience of Maintenance Procedures, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work with excellent team working skills.
• You must be eligible to gain and maintain UK SC security clearance for this role

What we offer
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

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.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance
All applications should be made online. 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.


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For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering support.

Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, infrastructure management, and specialist training, we help customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.

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