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Engineer (Hull and System Surveillance Requirements)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Keynsham

Engineer (Hull and System Surveillance Requirements)
Location: Keynsham, Bristol, GB, BS31 2AT

Please note this role can be based at either Bristol, Clyde or Devonport
Salary: £32,020 - £41,710 (Entry to Experienced levels)


About the role
The role will place you in the Hull and System Surveillance Requirements Team, situated within Submarine Support Engineering (SSE), a Centre of Excellence for engineering capability and professional development.

As the primary engineering function in Naval Marine, SSE provides technical outputs and solutions to enable submarine and warship availability and fit for purpose infrastructure; supporting our programmes while understanding and proactively managing platform safety.

You will support the MOD customer in assuring the design intent of the platform by scheduling Hull and System Surveillance Requirements (H&SSR), managing survey returns for work packages and maintaining H&SSR Policy documents; The role will also require you to undertake technical investigations and provide technical support to resolve H&SSR queries both from internal and external customers.

You will work closely with Ships Staff, relevant Subject Matter Experts across Babcock, SDA and other key stakeholders; and support the Lead Engineer, as directed, in the review of processes and ways of working to ensure they reflect current approaches as well as implementing identified continuous improvement activities or wider changes to H&SSR processes.

What do I need to do the role?

  • To be personable, professional, meticulous and driven with the ability to engage people at all levels.
  • Have a structured approach to your work, with an eye for detail;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Have a proactive approach to work;
  • Qualifications of HNC level or above in an Engineering discipline such as Mechanical, Electrical, or Systems.


What else do I need to know?

  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
  • This post may be based in an environment regulated by Trade Control legislation and involve working with controlled goods, technology and/or services. This may require you to meet enhanced security and regular screening checks


About Babcock International and Bristol
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.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


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 to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


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 visit our website.


Closing date: 27/09/21



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