Technical Documentation Engineer

Posting Date: 12 January 2021

Location: Keynsham, Bristol, GB, BS31 2YH

Company: Babcock

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Technical Documentation Engineer
SF33345
Location: Bristol
Starting Salary: £36,525

 

About the role
We’re looking for Technical Documentation Engineer to join our Technical team in Bristol. We’re a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.


You will assist in managing the most complex man-made engineering asset in use by the Royal Navy on a daily basis, by ensuring that the documentation supporting Royal Navy submarine systems and equipment is continually relevant and fit for purpose. You will be responsible for the identification, prioritisation, and management of reviews of submarine related technical documents to agreed contractual requirements and manage and deliver this programme of work whilst aiming to exceed our customer’s expectation. To achieve this aim, you will need to take ownership of your responsibilities while working closely with design and equipment authorities to identify new opportunities to grow the service in the future.
 
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to broaden their experience in a FTSE250 company that is leading the delivery of In Service Support to a variety of Nations and Naval Vessels across the world.

 

What do I need to do the role?
We are looking for a talented and meticulous person with an engineering, mechanical or electrical background, as a Project Manager or in Technical Documentation would be an advantage.
 

  • You will have the ability to understand and deliver technical requirements and manage simultaneous projects / tasks in a constantly shifting environment including the delivery of tasks on time, within budget and meeting customer quality standards.
  • You will also be able to actively consider the wider picture, identifying patterns and connections between issues/situations that are not obviously related and make appropriate decisions, which may impact on others, based on an informed judgment.
  • You will possess extensive IT skills within MS Office and project management tools as well as a high attention to detail.

 

What else do I need to know?

  • The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

 

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.

Bristol is a vibrant city in south west England with a wide range of attractions, landmarks, events and shopping.  It has excellent transport links and is only 1.5 hours from London by train.
 
There may be occasional travel involved to our Plymouth site.

 

Application Guidance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we’re compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.
Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.
It is unlikely that shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview in the first instance. Interviews will be held by phone, or you may be asked to complete an online interview. More information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.
All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.
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.
This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

 

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: 26th January 2021

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