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Project Engineer - Change Delivery


Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Project Engineer - Change Delivery
Location:              Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute
Compensation:    £36,000 to £45,000 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF53594


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 HMNB Clyde, Faslane site.


The role
As a Project Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll provide comprehensive engineering expertise to oversee and control all aspects of Alterations & Additions (A&A), installations and class modifications carried out by installation contractors on vessels during fleet time maintenance periods, ensuring programme is completed to agreed time lines.
Day to day, you’ll identify pre installation requirements, materials, stores, manufacture, and engage fleet engineering sections or contracted support by arranging and conducting start-up meetings on planned installation activities, to allow installation to commence in accordance with agreed start date.


  • Provide professional engineering support to resolve installation and resourcing issues to ensure progress against agreed planned time lines. 
  • Record progress against planned timelines, record projected timelines against actual, and brief all parties at daily and weekly progress meetings on any installation or resource issues.
  • Capture and record actual man hours and costs against estimated.
  • Operating with a continuous improvement focus on processes and procedures through Learning from Experience (LfE) meetings where best practice will be identified, recorded and implemented.
  • Attendance at design reviews on and off-site, inputting specialist knowledge on installation issues and ship systems.


This is a full time role based onsite with agile working arrangements; potential hybrid flexibility at the Manager's discretion; 37 hours per week -  Monday to Thursday 8:00 – 16:30 and Friday 8:00 – 13:00.


Essential experience of the Change Delivery Project Engineer:

  • Experience in Electrical or Mechanical or marine engineering, nuclear warship construction or maintenance including Nuclear Steam Raising Plant (NSRP). 
  • Formal nuclear warship systems training equivalent to at least Nuclear Introductory Course. Experience of maintenance planning processes. 
  • Experience in a ship systems maintenance and installation procedures. 


Qualifications for the Change Delivery Project Engineer:

  • HNC or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Nuclear Introductory Course


Please note that this position is subject to national security vetting. The successful candidate will be a Sole UK National, who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements, this will include obtaining SC level of security clearances. For further information please visit United Kingdom Security Vetting: Applicant - GOV.UK (


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 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.


Closing date:  28/11/2023



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