Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Helensburgh


Marine Engineering Electrical Fitter


Salary - £30,256 per annum

Clyde, Faslane

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit Electrical Fitters to join our team at Babcock Marine Clyde.

You will undertake Electrical fitting activities (diagnostics, fault finding, maintenance, installation, repairs) on systems and equipment on RN vessels (submarines and surface ships).

You will be responsible for carrying out large and small maintenance packages, working down on the submarines in confided spaces and on panels carrying out fault finding, aligning and running cables, electrical repairs, electrical fault finding AC and DC moto theory (advantage) and electronic systems, motor generator preventative and active maintenance including electrical alterations upgrades and improvements.

You will ensure that work is carried out in line with current processes in accordance with set objectives and timescales. You will work within all H&S legislation, Safe Systems of Work and control of work processes within BM&T Clyde policies.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your knowledge and broaden your experience working on a wide variety of different systems, equipment and vessels with the opportunity to also work abroad.

What do I need to do the role?

You will hold a recognised Electrical Apprenticeship or equivalent.

You will have Marine engineering or industrial electrical experience, a background with submarine or surface ships would be advantageous.

You will also be able to understand and read drawings and have the ability to think on your feet and problem solve with a high attention to detail and fault finding.

You will be a proactive individual, relatively autonomous, and follow/work to instructions and set procedures whilst demonstrating excellent team working and interpersonal skills.

What else do I need to know?

This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.

This role requires day shifts totalling 36 hours with a half day finish on Fridays.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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