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Project Engineer


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Project Engineer
Location:         Plymouth
Compensation:     £34,160.00
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF51517


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 Project Engineer at our Devonport site.


The role

As a Project Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary where you’ll support the maintenance of nuclear assets on site. It is a dynamic and varied role where no two days or equipment is the same. You will get a wide exposure to the various operations onsite and play a pivotal role in the success and safe undertaking of the operations and maintenance of nuclear facilities. 

Day to day, you’ll plan and enable all maintenance and support readiness activities including planned maintenance, corrective maintenance, and reactive maintenance of nuclear facilities assets. 


•    Putting in place everything needed to deliver maintenance safely and efficiently, before the maintenance is undertaken
•    Supporting reactive, unplanned maintenance and repair activities and be prepared to lead on the required actions or actively supporting them
•    Acting as Technical Representative for Nuclear Facilities coordinating resources and making things happen, surveying assets to determine requirements or to escort sub-contractors and / or visitors
•    Attending or leading maintenance readiness planning meetings, compile and present status reports and provide accurate updates for the work
•    Ensuring documentation and records for maintenance, upgrade and repair activities are accurate and managed in accordance with formal processes and systems.

Essential experience of the Project Engineer

•    Previous working knowledge/experience within an engineering discipline, ideally within a maintenance background consideration will be given to candidates with transferable experience
•    Working knowledge of complex assets such as plant and facilities equipment
•    Previous experience of creating basic project plans / work breakdown structures and managing yourself and stakeholders through their implementation
•    Computer literate with the ability to use MS Office Packages Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint


This is a full time role (36 hours) based onsite at Devonport Royal Dockyard.


Qualifications for the Project Engineer

•    Minimum of NVQ Level 3 / ONC in Engineering discipline or similar, or equivalent working experience 
•    APM Project Fundamentals or prepared to achieve this qualification within 12 months of starting role.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role. Once in the role, you will need to be able to achieve NNPPI and Atomic clearance.


Our Benefits

•    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


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International 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. 
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.


Closing date: 09/06/2023

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