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Utilities Operations Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Faslane, Helensburgh

Job Title:         Utilities Operations Manager
Location:         Faslane, Helensburgh, GB, G84 8HL 
Compensation:     £42,400 - £50,740 + Bonus & Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF 40902


An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the management team within Nuclear Operations, working collaboratively alongside the Utilities Facilities Manager, playing a key role in the management, operation and maintenance of the Northern Utilities Building and associated mechanical and electrical distribution systems at Faslane. 


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Utilities Operations Manager who will ensure that every aspect of utility provision is delivered in compliance with all relevant Nuclear Site Authorisation Conditions, H&S, environmental, quality, time and budgetary requirements. Using their management expertise to lead and motivate a team of specialist operators and ensure a close liaison with all key stake holders throughout.


What will you be doing?
•    Utilities operational asset management ranging from the effective application of maintenance and defect management processes as defined in the though life databases for the Electrical generation facility while ensuring the day to day operational requirements can still be met. 
•    Assist the Utilities Facility Manager in maximising the utilisation and the efficiency of all the section’s resource.
•    Ensure that all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company’s cost, time and quality requirements. Implementation of the HMNB Clyde’s Company Safety, Security, Quality and Environmental policies in the Utilities section ensuring that assessments of risks are carried out which lead to safe working attitudes and practices.
•    Lead and motivate all the Utilities operational staff to deliver the main objective and purpose.
•    Ensure that adequate Suitably Qualified and Experienced resource and equipment is available to conduct Utilities activities in accordance with the Clyde Safety Management Arrangements.
•    Operational availability and readiness of the Utility including communication of relevant status reports. 


The experience you’ll bring 
•    Previous experience as HV Authorised Person (AP) would be advantageous, applicants with the right technical background who understand the role of a HV AP will be considered.
•    Technical specialist with experience of working in HV & LV electrical maintenance or operational roles, ideally gained within a utilities, engineering, naval or marine environment. Sound working knowledge of HV & LV systems, maintenance equipment and frequency changers.
•    Demonstrates a collaborative, open and outcome based approach to delivery, with previous team management or senior lead experience. 
•    HNC in Electrical Engineering advantageous.
•    Expert knowledge of Maintenance Procedures, Risk, and COSHH assessments and Safe Systems of Work. An understanding of nuclear operations and safety is desirable but not essential.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication with well-developed presentation, stakeholder management and relationship-building skills.
•    Ideally you will already hold or be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role within a Ministry of Defence facility


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    4.5 day working week
•    Pension Plan
•    Share Ownership Scheme
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


About Babcock 

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.

HM Naval Base Clyde is located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.


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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive 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.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 24th January 2022


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