Commissioning Manager

Posting Date: 03 January 2020

Location: Faslane, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 0EH

Company: Babcock

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Commissioning Manager

Clyde, Faslane

Salary up to £50,000 + bonus


About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Commissioning Manager to report directly to the Commissioning Group Manager and liaise closely with internal customers and the Project team.


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse, dedicated and growing team where you’ll play a key and influential role in the Commissioning strategy, project management & planning of the maintenance projects.


You will lead a commissioning team, ensuring tasks are delivered safely, on time, to specification and within an agreed budget and will be responsible for commissioning and overseeing the maintenance of facilities, equipment & plant associated with Submarines.


Typical Commissioning Group tasks include:


  • Scheduling and coordinating work to tight deadlines
  • Ensuring that equipment works to its specification
  • Creating and carrying out test procedures
  • Investigating problems and diagnosing and repairing faults
  • Troubleshooting
  • Liaising with installation/project engineers
  • Supervising engineering and technical staff
  • Writing reports and documentation
  • Providing technical support
  • Ensuring safe working conditions


What do I need to do the role?


You will possess a relevant Engineering degree qualification with significant demonstrable experience within Mechanical or Electrical marine engineering systems and equipment.


You will also have experience in Naval reactor plant build, maintenance, testing, commissioning and operations.


You will demonstrate people management and stakeholder engagement skills, be analytical and solutions driven with the ability to work autonomously.


What else do I need to know?


This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.


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


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.


We are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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.



Job reference: 26969

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