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Facilities Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:        Facilities Engineer (SF34845)
Location:        Plymouth
Compensation:  £37,165 - £41,710 + pension (matched up to 8%) + 25 days holiday
Role Type:        Permanent

Who we are looking for?

We’re looking for a Facilities Engineer (in Babcock the job title is Design & Safety Process Engineer) to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. 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.


What will you be doing?
As part of this crucial team you will work to ensure that the facilities meet both the customer needs, and the standards of regulators. The team are often out on site using their Science and Engineering knowledge to understand how proposed and on-going work could affect the design intent of plant. It is the team’s role to control the safety case which permits these changes to be made to their nuclear site; therefore attention to detail and a questioning attitude are valued attributes. The role itself would be a good opportunity for an individual with a solid science or engineering background to move into the Safety space.


The experience you’ll bring 
• Engineering Degree or specific relevant experience with a minimum NVQ level 4
• You’ll need prior experience in an engineering environment within the high hazard industry.
• Experience in Asset Management/plant maintenance and operations is desirable.

What a role with Babcock offers
We believe in creating an inclusive working environment based on dignity and respect, bringing together individuals from many different backgrounds to give us fresh perspectives and new ideas whilst working towards giving back to the environment to build a sustainable future.


We offer:
•    25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + flexible working (which includes the opportunity to work from home where suitable). 
•    Pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary
•    Employee Share plan
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 2 weeks special paid leave.
•    Offer support for professional registration and fees.

About Babcock
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.

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Application Guidance: 
All applications should be made online.

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


Closing date: 22/12/2021


Job Segment: Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Process Engineer, Engineering

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