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  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Kayleigh Bentham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 6 months initailly
  • Start Date: 2022-07-13
  • Expiry Date: 12 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1042003

1042003 – Fabricator

NRL are recruiting for Fabricators for a site in the South of England. This role will be based on a military site, part of major projects and part of some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.


  • You’ll play an integral role in ensuring the serviceability of warships and systems through detailed maintenance and refit periods by working within multi–trade teams.

  • You’ll undertake outfitting and light fabrication on board warships playing a key part in each upkeep. This will include working in a variety of compartments and with a wide range of materials including aluminium and steel.

  • A high level of attention to detail and careful, neat working are all important attributes that you should have.

  • You will be required to work to engineering drawings and technical specifications, under take surveys and examinations of part or components.

  • If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.


  • You’ll have the ability to read engineering drawings and interpret work instructions, be competent in the use of hand held oxy–fuel burning tools and general workshop machinery and tools specific to fabricating (grinders, disc cutters, guillotines and band saws)

  • Ideally will have worked in the marine industry with experience of Royal Navy ships and submarines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels or large commercial ships - although other relevant experience will be considered.

You’ll need to hold qualifications in at least one of the following:

  • Indentured Apprenticeship


  • Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in a sheet metal, structural steel or fabrication related discipline


  • Level 3 Engineering qualification relevant to the role

What’s on offer

  • 6 month contract.

  • Opportunity to be part of some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

About NRL

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life, and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings.