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Senior Project Engineer


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Senior Project Engineer
Location:              Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time and Permanent 
Role ID:                SF55216


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 Project Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.


The role

As a Senior Project Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The role sits within the MIP (Major Infrastructure Projects)/10 Dock Astute Project where there is a vacancy in the electrical services project team. You will take the design through due process / approval and support management and delivery of the construction works (managing the detailed designs for the electrical systems, working with people to make sure designs are compliant. You do not need any technical electrical knowledge or qualifications to apply for this role as we're looking for a motivated individual who has managed projects and is eager for a new challenge. 


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for assisting the Project Manager with the key project management functions in support of the overall project delivery, including scope, requirements, programme, risk, and contract management along with project controls and reporting:

  • Facilitate, develop, and agree requirements, project scope and solutions for specific outputs and work packages in design and physical works phases
  • Assist in the management of the planning, monitoring and control of work packages being delivered by internal and external resources / contracts
  • Forecasting of costs and monitor and report against budget
  • Stakeholder management and communications and to support development of stakeholder
  • Contribute to the risk process including the identification, assessment, planning and implementation of risks, opportunities and issues


This role is full time, 36 hours based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard with hybrid working from home arrangements.


Experience of the Senior Project Engineer:

  • Assisting the management of project delivery in a Nuclear Licensed Site environment (Desirable)
  • Design technical governance and configuration through construction and application of change control
  • Management of NEC4 suite of contracts (ECC & PSC options A, C & E) (Desirable)
  • CEMAR software (Desirable)


Qualifications for the Senior Project Engineer:

  • Minimum of HNC/HND (Degree preferred) in a relevant engineering discipline OR Relevant Experience
  • APM project management qualification (minimum PMQ)
  • NEC Accredited Project Manager (preferred) - Will fund qualification if you do not have this
  • IOSH - Will fund accreditation if you do not have this


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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory 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 most 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 a century 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.


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