Electronics / ECI Engineer

Posting Date: 06 June 2019

Location: Bristol, Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Company: Babcock

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Electronics Engineer / ECI Engineer




Babcock International currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electronics Engineer (ECI) to join our engineering team working within Defence Systems Technology (DST), in Bristol.


DST is a business unit within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group which is responsible for a variety of complex, high integrity engineering design, manufacture and support projects across a range of world-class defence platforms, including the new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers and the new Dreadnought class submarines. 


DST works with a number of key clients both domestically and internationally and has a presence at a number of sites in the UK and across the globe.


The DST business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace and as a result, we are looking for talented, enthusiastic and driven people to join our growing team.




The Electronic Systems Team (EST) team designs, builds and supports industry leading, high integrity control and monitoring products for use on maritime defence platforms.


Working in the dynamic and supportive team environment you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in the design, development and integration of electrical/electronic hardware and software over a significant proportion of the overall product lifecycle, from requirements capture through to in-platform commissioning and in-service support.


Indeed, working within the EST team will allow you to grow your skills, experience and career.


The successful candidate will require the following:


  • Qualified in Electronics, Robotics or Mechatronics
  • Ability to work as a self-starting individual and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A positive attitude with a desire to learn new skills and to work safely.
  • Successful candidates must be eligible to hold UK Security Clearance.


The following skills and experience would be desirable:


  • Experience of "hands on" commissioning and fault isolation on electrical/electronic/control systems.
  • Experience of requirements management.
  • Experience with development using Beckhoff PLC systems and IEC61131 programming.
  • Designing safety critical systems and architectures.
  • Experience of using CAD systems for schematic entry and 2D/3D design.
  • Motor control.
  • HMI/SCADA experience.
  • Experience of development using a formal design process within an IS09001 environment utilising configuration control, design reviews and technical documentation.
  • Design of maritime, defence or aerospace products.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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