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Senior Safety Engineer


Bristol, GB, BS31 2YH

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Senior Safety Engineer
Location:         Bristol, UK – Onsite
Compensation:         £46,589 - £56,906 + benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF 39523

Amplify your impact

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Safety Engineer at our Bristol site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Babcock International 

The Senior Safety Engineer role is based within our Submarine Support Engineering business area.

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.


The role


The difference our new Senior Safety Engineer will make
As a Senior Safety Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is your opportunity to make a real impact in support of the operational capability of the nation’s nuclear submarine fleet and the continuous nuclear deterrent by joining our Submarine Support Engineering group and lead on the delivery of Safety engineering tasks.


Day to day, you’ll lead on safety management tasking of high technical complexity, develop and mentor less experienced individuals within the group and provide technical assurance of safety and environmental contractual outputs, who won’t be phased by changing priorities as we move forward into the future. Engineering capability.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based Onsite in Bristol.

Essential experience

•    Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline;
•    Self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills, with a demonstrable record of presenting professional outputs both verbally and in writing;
•    CEng accredited with the Engineering Council or IEng and actively progressing application towards Chartership;
•    Project Management experience with a relevant Project Management qualification is desirable;
•    Safety and Environmental Management Training (SEMT) is considered an advantage 
•    You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.

What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme – save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Employment development allowance - £125 per year
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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