Principal Engineer

Posting Date: 14 August 2019

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

Company: Babcock

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Principal Engineer (Compliance)

HMNB Clyde, Faslane

Naval Marine

Salary £55,000 - £60,000

 

About the role

 

Here at Babcock we are recruiting a Principal Compliance Engineer to join an established team to ensure that high-risk engineering activities and assets across HMNB Clyde comply with relevant legislation, regulation and industry good practice. You will lead a team of 5 Engineers to ensure all output is delivered in line with contractual requirements and driving continuous improvements at all times.

 

Main responsibilities include;

  • Provide competent advice to management at HMNB Clyde in relation to the regulatory compliance of facilities, systems, machinery and equipment
  • Provide support, advice and guidance to operational departments, contractors and project teams on the application of industry good practice on the design, operation and maintenance of facilities, systems, machinery and equipment
  • Conduct investigations, assessments and audits
  • Train, assess, appoint and functionally manage the Competent Persons, undertaking the thorough examination and testing of lifting appliances and installed infrastructure pressure systems
  • Functional responsibility for the activities of Engineering Surveyors when undertaking Competent Person duties for thorough examination and testing as defined in LOLER and PSSR
  • Application of technical knowledge and judgement to analyse and evaluate problems to improve safety or operational effectiveness

 

What do I need to do the role?

 

For the post, you must have seasoned background as a Lead/Principal Engineer with experience working in a highly regulated, high-hazard industrial environment.

 

As a Principal Engineer (Compliance) you must have knowledge of the design, operation, inspection and maintenance of complex mechanical and electrical plant, equipment, systems and services.

 

You must be fully conversant with regulatory standards and regimes that cover pressure vessels, boilers, compressors, generators, fuel storage, steam distribution, gas installations, refrigeration, cranes and other lifting equipment.

 

What else do I need to know?

  • You will work a 37 hour week Monday-Friday with flexible working on offer
  • Early Friday finish
  • All applicants must have to be able to obtain SC Security Clearance to be able to work at HMNB Clyde

 

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, but it is recommended for employees to travel by car due to the location.

 

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, Occupational Health Services 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.

 

Application Guidance

 

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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.

 

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