Weapons Engineer Instructor

Posting Date: 15 May 2020

Location: Fareham, Hampshire, GB, PO14 1AS

Company: Babcock

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Weapons Engineer Instructor

HMS Collingwood, Fareham

REF: SF25358


About the role

Here at Babcock International we are looking to recruit a Weapons Engineer Instructor based at our site in HMS Collingwood, Fareham. You will join a team that has vast experience in Training Delivery and provide professionally competent specialist services to the Royal Navy.


Babcock operates a significant outsourced contract for the provision of education and training services to the Royal Navy. The training services comprise Naval technical and tactical training and education, delivered by Babcock instructors as well as training support (e.g. training planning, equipment support, routine maintenance and training design). The contract is entering an exciting new phase with renewed focus on training innovation, optimisation and collaborative working and this role will provide the leadership, management and drive to achieve successful delivery of all aspects of the contract in this new phase.


Reporting to the WE Phase 3 Training Delivery Manager, the Training Delivery Instructor has responsibility for core instructional duties that comprise management, support and execution of the delivery of courses to facilitate learning and development for up to 16 students in both systems electrical and electronic principles and equipment. Currently, all legacy training is delivered through a blend of classroom theory and hands-on application.  Imminent development and change to the way students learn, known as Project Faraday initiative, aims to introduce more Activity Based Learning (ABL) supported by Computer Based Training (CBT) and Computer Aided Instruction (CAI).

This is a highly rewarding position working within a market leading organisation. We support UK and international clients with a range of services and strive to be best in class across our various contracts.

What do I need to do the role?

•Professional level qualification (at least an HNC) within the engineering sector
•Consolidated theoretical knowledge and understanding (within last 5 years) of RN Weapon Engineering equipment / systems.
•Experience (within last 3 years) of CBT/CAI principles, concepts and usage
•Ability to create long standing relationships.
•Strong problem solving skills.
•Creative mind-set with a can do attitude.


What else do I need to know?

•We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock 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.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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.


Closing Date: 14/06/2020

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