Join our shipbuilding team at Rosyth


You’ll perform welding and related tasks in a production environment, from piece part creation, through to panel manufacture and whole ship build. Plus responsibility for digital and thermal temperature recording devices and grinding. ‘Safety first’ will be front of mind in all you do.

Build your future. You’ll need previous experience of tooling maintenance, technical instructions and IAW welding procedures, and acceptance standards. You’ll hold a recognised Welding Apprenticeship to N/SVQ Level 3.


You’ll be carrying out structural steel fabrication and working with high tolerances. For fabrication work, you’ll be responsible for lining out and marking off, interpretation of drawings, and specifications.

Build your career. You’ll need previous experience of working within the marine industry; other relevant experience will be considered. You’ll hold Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in a sheet metal, structural steel or fabrication related discipline and relevant Level 3 Engineering qualification.


You’ll be carrying out the installation of electrical equipment within the marine environment, including shock and non-shock mounted items.

Craft your career. You’ll need previous experience of multi pin plug connection/ assembly, and low voltage systems installation. As a minimum, you’ll also have an ONC Electrical Engineering or a Level 3 Electrical apprenticeship.

Why Rosyth

The Rosyth dockyard offers you the chance to grow and excel in your career. We nurture talent and provide you with the tools to further your professional development.

Your work here has a global impact. The ships you build safeguard lives, transport goods, and defend nations. You’re not just building ships; you’re crafting security.

Be part of a community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for creating exceptional vessels. You’ll form lasting bonds with your colleagues, making every day a memorable journey.

We offer:

Safety first

Trust us to ensure that you’re ’Home Safe Every Day.’ We’re dedicated to creating a work environment where your well-being and safety are top priorities.


Secure your future with a stable career path that’s built to last. We’re committed to providing you with long-term career prospects, giving you peace of mind as you navigate your profession.

Attractive compensation

Earn a competitive starting salary plus a range of incredible benefits. Your hard work is valued, and we reward it accordingly.


Unleash your earning potential with 1.5x overtime opportunities. Your dedication is recognised and compensated.

Type 31 Frigate Programme

The Type 31 Programme was awarded to Babcock by the Royal Navy in 2019 to deliver five general purpose frigates, signalling another decade of shipbuilding activity for the historic dockyard at Rosyth, one of the largest waterside manufacturing and repair facilities in the UK.

A dynamic and innovative opportunity, the Type 31 programme is the first of its kind to be delivered under the new National Shipbuilding Strategy and will offer you a chance to be part of a cutting-edge naval initiative. We are looking for people like you who are ready for a career on a prestigious naval project. Find out more about Type 31 and be part of something exceptional!

Opportunities in Rosyth available now!

Are you ready to set sail on a career filled with opportunities, collaboration, and a sense of purpose? Join us in the Rosyth dockyard and be part of a legacy that builds more than ships.

Continue your career journey with us – in shipbuilding