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Senior Power Systems Engineer


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Senior Power Systems Engineer
Location:               Plymouth, Devon
Compensation:     £46,589 - £56,906 + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF47452


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 Power Systems Engineer at our Devonport site.


The role
As a Senior Power Systems Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is an opportunity to take a lead role working on a private electrical power distribution network consisting of high integrity supplies for critical facilities.

Day to day, you’ll provide professional and flexible technical support to the ongoing operations and maintenance of DRDL extant power systems and equipment. 


Responsibilities for the Senior Power Systems Engineer includes: 

  • Specifying replacement equipment/components and supporting the production of configuration documentation for permanent modifications.
  • Maintaining configuration of technical drawings and documentation.
  • Undertaking asset condition surveys and supporting fault diagnosis and rectification.
  • Reviewing and approving technical deliverables produced by other Engineers.
  • Leading technical activities and supporting the development of others.


This role is full time 36 hours and will be based onsite at Devonport Royal Dockyard.


Essential experience of the Senior Power Systems Engineer:

  • A thorough understanding of electrical engineering principles for developing and maintaining electrical power systems
  • Significant experience of fault finding on electrical systems 
  • Detailed knowledge of the general legislation, regulations and standards applicable to electrical power systems 
  • Ability to lead, mentor and coach others
  • Proficient in producing technical drawings and documentation 
  • Working knowledge of relevant engineering software applications/tools


Qualifications for the Senior Power Systems Engineer:

  • A degree in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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


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: 13/12/2023

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