Posting Date: 11 August 2020
Location: Faslane, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 8HL
Mast & Periscope Engineer x4
About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an Engineering Specialist (Mast & Periscope).
You’ll work as part of a team who are responsible for planned and reactive maintenance on mast, periscope and radio-related systems aboard vessels based at HM Naval Base Clyde.
Specific responsibilities will include conducting defect analysis and rectification, carrying out planned maintenance which will involve removing / installing specialist mechanical and electrical equipment.
Additional responsibilities include maintaining documentation, processes and procedures which enable safe operation of maintenance and repair activities.
You may be required to work out with core hours and to travel within the UK and internationally.
What do I need to do the role?
You will have a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Modern apprenticeship to SVQ Level 3 or equivalent and be able to demonstrate significant experience of mechanical and / or electrical maintenance and repair activities. Specific experience of maintaining mast, periscope and radio-related systems or more general experience of working with hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electronic and fibre optic systems would be an advantage.
You will work within a multi-skilled team operating various equipment and machinery from small pieces of equipment to the use of fork lifts and scissor lifts. You must be comfortable working at heights, happy to work within a multi-skilled area and willing to increase your skills base.
We would also like you to have experience:
Experience of working to Risk, COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work
Experience of writing / updating processes and procedures, enabling activities to be carried out in accordance with applicable quality and safety standards
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.
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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