MCTS Specialist Role Player

Posting Date: 11 September 2019

Location: Fareham, Hampshire, GB, PO14 1AS

Company: Babcock

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MCTS Specialist Role Player


Salary £23,000-£25,000


About the role


As a Maritime Composite Training System (MCTS) Specialist Role Player within our Marine Training business you’ll be supporting us as we deliver world-class training both UK and Internationally. With over 800,000 training days delivered so far we equip people to operate and support the most complex marine platforms, logistics and equipment - using our collaborative, customer centric approach.


The Maritime Composite Training System (MCTS) is a sophisticated and versatile training platform used by the Royal Navy (RN) providing state of the art classroom and simulation training facilities delivering maritime warfare training in controlled environments.


You will play a fundamental role in the delivery of the subcontracted Babcock training support to the Royal Navy (RN) End User on behalf of our Customer, BAE Systems in delivering flexible, direct and indirect multi-skilled support to Royal Navy maritime warfare career and continuation training activities through the effective preparation and realistic operation of the MCTS in high-fidelity simulator and classroom settings.


Main responsibilities include;


  • Deliver a broad variety of task-related training support and delivery tasks; to include: simulator preparation, reconfiguration, task-related administration (all environments), data collection, support (including training equipment Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)) and security related tasks.
  • Act as an Exercise Controller: in the Common Synthetic Environment Control (CSEC) and/or at training space User Desks in WTT and ECT environments.
  • Assist in the observation of physical system performance and the collation of all necessary data gathering to enable/support MCTS system analysis.
  • Advise and assist - MWS (Collingwood) / FOST (Devonport) Instructors and staff in the delivery of their training activities, by providing competent support to facilitate the delivery of training in simulators and electronic classrooms.
  • Advise and Assist MWS and FOST staff instructors and students, where necessary, in the use of MCTS Training Systems.


This job description does not limit the work that can be undertaken, you will have maximum flexibility and reflect the Company’s evolving needs, as you may be asked to perform additional tasks that may be reasonably expected within your level of capability.


What do I need to do the role?


You will have current or recent specialist knowledge and/or experience of RN maritime warfare operations in single and multi-threat environments; to include working knowledge of RN warfare voice procedures.


You will also have experience of working in an electronic simulation environment as a facilitator of military training and understand and implement computer simulation methods/techniques, as gained from previous direct experience in the field of systems simulation, computer-aided design or gaming.


You will possess a general, working knowledge of RN surface ship sensors and weapon systems and a working knowledge or experience of at least one current RN Command system (T23 DNA2 and/or T45 CMS). You must also be willing to expand your knowledge into QEC Carrier CMS and other, future, non-brought-in warfare-centric sub-specialist areas.


What else do I need to know?


You must be UK National and SC Clearance will be required.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, 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.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock, 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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 11/10/2019


Job Reference: 27515

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