Trainer - Welding

Job Description

Job Title: Trainer - Welding

Location: Chippenham, UK - Onsite

Compensation: Attractive Salary + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF47673


It starts with you

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 Trainer - Welding onsite at Lyneham.

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.

Defence Equipment

The Trainer - Welding role is based within our Defence Equipment business area.


Defence equipment stores, maintains, repairs and overhauls military vehicles and equipment so the UK army is able to train and deploy in a moment. As well as supporting vehicles that are already in service, the team carries out vehicle assembly integration and tests new vehicles.

The role

The difference our new Trainer - Welding will make


As a Trainer - Welding, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will deliver welder training to the trade's men and women of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

Day to day, you'll be conducting visual and destructive testing of welds, conducting courses and trainee administration, as well as preparing lesson plans, training aids and trainee supporting materials.

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.

This role is onsite based at Lyneham.

Essential experience
Extensive experience and Level 3 in welding, would consider Level 2
Ex-metal smith Royal Navy or RAF engineer background would be highly desirable
Background in Steel industry
Supervisory experience
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Must hold or have the ability to obtain SC and DBS Security Clearance

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 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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