Mechanical Fitter: Crane Maintenance x7
Torpoint, Cornwall, England
Permanent (Full time)
Mechanical Fitter: Crane Maintenance x7
Business Unit: Base Services
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Salary: £ 28,
About the role
Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit 7x Mechanical Fitters: Crane Maintenance.
Babcock International is a FTSE 250 company and its site at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth is at the forefront of supporting the Royal Navy fleet of warships.
Join us and you'll be part of a 5,000 strong Devonport team supporting the refitting and maintenance of some of the most complex assets that the Royal Navy has at its disposal.
We are looking for people with good hands on and technical skills, a safe working attitude and the ability to function well within a dynamic team environment. Babcock recognises the importance of developing skills and innovation in its business. Be part of that and work with talented and motivated people on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
Your safety and wellbeing is of paramount importance to us and Health and Safety is an integral part of our business. We operate in a high risk environment; therefore we are looking for people who share our understanding and respect for Health and Safety for ourselves and each other to ensure that everyone goes home safe every day.
Your role will be to ensuring the serviceability and availability of the Cranes, undertaking nuclear refuel and defuel facility maintenance, which is an essential part of Babcock's capability to deliver projects for the Royal Navy on time and to cost.
Key work activities include:
* Stripping and inspecting various items of mechanical plant.
* Brake and Gearbox maintenance.
* Strip and Rebuild Rail Tug Units and Low Level Transfer Trollies
* Maintain rail turntables, points and tracks.
* Maintain steam fed heating and vent systems.
What do I need to do the role?
You'll need a strong mechanical engineering background and have the ability to use general workshop machinery and read engineering drawings.
Would also like you to hold experience in the following:
* Indentured Apprenticeship or
* Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in a mechanical discipline or
* Armed Forces PO/CPO/NCO with mechanical specialisation.
What else do I need to know?
* The successful candidate will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International and Devonport
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.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive 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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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 visit our website.
Closing date: 28/10/2021