Combat System Trials and Acceptance Engineer

Posting Date: 12 July 2019

Location: Keynsham, 0, GB, SE1 0TA

Company: Babcock

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Weapon/Combat System Engineers

Engineer, Senior, Principal, Chief and Management levels available

Based at either Bristol, Plymouth or Clyde

Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits

All Full Time and Permanent


About the roles


Here at Babcock International, due to extensive growth, we’re looking to recruit numerous Weapons/Combat Systems Engineers at all levels from Engineer, Senior, Principal and Chief to Engineering Management.  


Positions are available working within numerous contracts and projects all falling under the Babcock Naval Marine Division. This business unit provides engineering management and technical support services to enable the delivery of the company’s key contracted outputs to the MoD, essentially to deliver available and capable platforms for the Royal Navy. 


You will be engaged in the delivery of our existing and evolving business, which is focused on delivering the right outputs, to enable our customer to realise their desired outcomes and support the development of effective working relationships with other UK Combat System industry players within the Combat Systems Enterprise.


What do I need to do the roles?


You’ll have a background in Naval Architecture, Marine, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related backgrounds, be an effective problem solver, being able to balance theoretical assessments with pragmatic solutions.


Would also like you to have:


  • A degree in a relevant engineering based discipline or HND, Foundation Degree with relevant experience.
  • Chartered Engineer status or Incorporated Engineer (IEng) with relevant experience and a member of relevant professional engineering body for the Senior positions.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practical experience of Maritime Weapon/Combat Systems and MoD working practices is desirable.


What else do I need to know?


  • The successful candidates must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • The potential for further development within growing departments.


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’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.




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