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Electrical Engineer (SCADA)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Electrical Engineer (SCADA)
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Business Unit: Engineering and Technology Services
Salary: £39,408 - £44,044
About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer (SCADA).


The Power Distribution & Standby Generation (PDSG) Team within Engineering and Technology Services provides through life technical support and design consultancy to the private Electrical Power Distribution Network for Devonport Royal Dockyard.


Under the technical support function, the team provides technical and asset management advice to the ongoing operations and maintenance of the extant assets, equipment and facilities, and acts as custodian of the technical information/documentation.


The design consultancy activities generally focus on the provision of new, or modification to the Electrical Power Distribution Network, as well as injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities. This entails the application of design lifecycle processes, undertaking a variety of defined activities and deliverables, and following the appropriate levels of technical governance.


You'll be dedicated to the remote control and monitoring elements of the Electrical Power Distribution Network. Responsibility includes providing through life technical support on the design intent, asset condition and configuration of the SCADA systems as well as supporting electrical distribution design projects that require remote operation/monitoring functionality. 


What do I need to do the role?

You'll need to be technically competent in Remote Control & Monitoring Systems including:

• Implementation & technical through life support to Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems
• Programmable Logic Controllers
• Remote Telemetry Units
• Configuration & support to Servers and Computer Based Systems
• Communication networks and protocols
• Instrumentation for electrical plant

We would also like you to hold strong interpersonal skills and as a minimum a HNC/HND in an appropriate electrical engineering discipline. 
What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate will need to satisfy 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 and agile working arrangements. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
• This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in Plymouth, Devon in the south west of England.

About Babcock International and Devonport
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.


You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme. 

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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.
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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: 14/10/22




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