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Electrical Engineers (Engineer, Senior, Principal)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Electrical Engineers (Engineer, Senior, Principal)
Submarine Support Engineering
Either Bristol, Plymouth, Clyde, or Portsmouth


Babcock’s role encompasses all through-life support, deep maintenance, decommissioning and baseporting of the UK’s submarines, and contributing in-service expertise to the future submarine programme; maintaining and refitting warships; building the next generation aircraft carriers; naval base management and maintenance; operating strategic shore- based naval support facilities; equipment management and support; engineering, design, systems integration and platform management capabilities; and design, supply and support of high integrity naval systems and vessels; all underpinned by significant information management expertise.


Due to continued growth within our Submarine Support Engineering (SSE) division we are now looking to recruit a number of Electrical Engineers across various grades to support on engineering investigations, design changes and associated project management of engineering projects in the maintenance of the design intent and availability of In-Service Submarine Flotilla. The primary focus will be Submarine Electrical Systems and Submarine Signature Reduction Systems. 


This is a highly rewarding position working within a market leading engineering organisation. We support UK and international Submarine Flotilla’s with a range of services and strive to be best in class across our various contracts.


Although this role sits within the Defence industry, we welcome applications from Electrical Engineering professionals of all backgrounds.


Who we are looking for?
We are looking for competent Electrical Engineers to apply engineering knowledge to produce technical solutions and documentation in support of assigned task and project. 


For the Senior and Principal grades you will act as the Lead Engineer for the specification, planning, execution and delivery of specific submarine design support / design change projects as well as providing coaching and mentorship for the junior members of the team. 


What will you be doing?


•    Undertake technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for design of improvements;
•    Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities;
•    Plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks and projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to time, quality and cost;
•    Keep up to date in relevant technical areas and develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide effective delivery;
•    Participate in bid preparation to facilitate the development of successful bids;
•    Support less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development;


The experience you’ll bring 


•    Engineering experience across a wide range of systems. 
•    Experience in undertaking of engineering studies.
•    Experience of producing technical reports 
•    Experience of project management techniques
•    Experience as the primary point of contact for a customer.
•    Either already UK Security cleared or able for achieve UK SC clearance


What a role with Babcock offers? 


•    Holiday entitlement: 25 days, plus bank holidays 
•    Our Babcock Rewards Platform allows you to choose from a range of benefits that best meet your needs, including: critical illness insurance, travel insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, bike scheme, shopping offers and discounts
•    Employee Share Scheme
•    Free, independent employee assistance programme, offering confidential information, support and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
•    Professional memberships, personal development training and opportunities
•    If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments


Company Information


This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.


Babcock International Group is committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


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 two week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. 


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Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives 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 we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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