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Senior Structural Analysis Engineer - Stress


Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Senior Structural Analysis Engineer - Stress 
Location:              Flexible Location with Occasional Travel to Bristol 
Compensation:     Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                SF56239


 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 Structural Analysis Engineer.


The role
As a Senior Structural Analysis Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll create a significant value by leveraging skills and experience to lead yourself and others in the qualification of outstanding in-design, and in-service solutions.


Day to day, you’ll perform the origination and checking of structural analysis calculations, finite element analysis (FEA), and reports in relation to the qualification of submarine and surface ship component resistance to; shock, vibration, fatigue, and pressure loading in accordance with the relevant design codes and customer-agreed analysis methodologies.
In this role, you’ll work 37-hours per week, primarily working from home with occasional site visits to our Ashton House, Bristol office. 


Essential experience of the Senior Structural Analysis Engineer

  • Experience in origination and checking of structural analysis hand calculations, and familiarity with design codes
  • Experience in origination and checking of structural finite element modelling and analysis, and proficiency in the use of FEA software (ideally Ansys and/or LS-Dyna) to include static, non-linear (contact) and elastic analysis, and ideally also dynamic and/or elasto-plastic analysis.
  • Experience with the following software would also be desirable: Teamcenter, Mathcad/Prime, NX. 


Qualifications for the Senior Structural Analysis Engineer

We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.


Babcock International 

For over a century Babcock  has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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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