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Senior Engineer


Belfast, GB, BT41 4NN Belfast, GB, BT1 2DX

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Senior Engineer
Location:               UK - Onsite
Compensation:     £31,102 - £45,906  + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Part time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF48153

Build a better world


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 Senior Engineer at Belfast.
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.


Rail Translink
The Senior Engineer role is based within our Translink business area.

We’re working to deliver multi-million-pound rail projects in Northern Ireland through our partnership with the rail operator, Translink. Whether you’re a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there are some incredible opportunities.


The role
The difference our new Senior Engineer will make

As a Senior Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will provide technical support to the planning & development manager for the planning and delivery of track renewals, ensuring all technical aspects of the works comply with relevant group and line standards and safety legislation.

Day to day, you will be carry out surveying and setting out duties, control of excavation and construction using traditional and modern equipment, including total stations technology. You will also direct other staff and provide guidance and supervision when required.

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. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based on site. Roster premium of 16.25% for working a shift pattern of 1:4 nights (5.75%), 1:2 (5%) plus Irregular Unsocial Hours Payment at 5.5%.

Essential experience:
•    HNC in an Engineering discipline or working towards.
•    Good IT skills.
•    Good communication and man management skills.
•    Able to drive or willing to learn.
•    PTS and COSS
•    Good knowledge of track renewals disciplines.
•    Excellent knowledge of rules & regulations, H.A.S.A.W and other appropriate regulations
•    Excellent knowledge of both group and line standards.
•    In depth knowledge of all aspects of track renewals disciplines.
•    Extensive experience of a broad range of relevant engineering fields.

•    Must have previous experience as a P-Way (permanent way) Engineer


What we offer
Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 28 days plus 8 bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    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.


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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