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Student Engineer - Land/Rail


Belfast, GB, BT12 6PU

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:         Student Engineer 
Location:         Belfast – Antrim, UK
Compensation:         £18,350 + benefits 
Role Type:         Full time / Fixed term
Role ID:         SF47192


Work for the world you want to live in.


Wouldn’t you want to live in a world where people, populations and the planet thrive? Where technology protects rather than threatens. Where societies feel safe and secure. Where cities and continents feel part of one global community. 


We’re an international aerospace, defence and security company, with sites all-round the UK, that do loads of exciting and important things to make the world safer and more secure. We defend nations, save lives and protect communities around the globe.


Babcock Rail:
Babcock Rail is a leading engineering business in the rail infrastructure market supporting Network Rail, Translink and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable, and efficient rail network. Engineering excellence is what we do best, bringing our ingenuity, expertise and experienced teams of engineering and construction professionals together for the benefit of our projects. Our service range covers the full spectrum of rail systems activities providing a complete project delivery solution that radically reduces interface risk.


Student Engineer:  
Get an incredible summer experience an immerse yourself in our world. It’s not just graduates who get to experience the extraordinary things we do at Babcock. These 9 to 12 month paid internships give you the opportunity to try out a discipline and see if it’s something you want to do once you graduate.


At our Belfast site, we’re specialists in the provision of safe, reliable and efficient rail networks across Great Britain. You could be involved in any of these extraordinary engineering projects or you may get involved in something completely new. You’ll get the opportunity to work in a department relevant to your degree subject so you can start putting theory into practice. You can expect to work on current projects where you’ll have real input and learn how to work safely in a workplace environment. As long as you are bursting with ideas and enthusiasm, we’ll have something for you to get your teeth into.


What you’ll need:  
To be going into Year 3 (or above) in your studies of a relevant degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering


To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)


What you’ll get:
•    Generous benefits including:
•    Very competitive starting salary
•    Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available
•    Personal development training and opportunities
•    Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 8% of salary
•    28 days holidays plus bank holidays
•    Flexible working (by local arrangement)
•    Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
•    Cycle to work scheme


Babcock International 
Work for the world you want to live in. Work to leave a positive legacy that is felt for generations. Work as one team, one Babcock and create a safe a secure world, together.


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 the interview.


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