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Commissioning Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:     MiP User Acceptance Group Engineer
Location:     Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation:     £ 51,000 to £62,000 + Benefits
Role Type:     Full time / Permanent 
Job ID:         SF41230

We have an exciting opportunity within the User Acceptance Group within MIP/SI. The facilities and infrastructure at Devonport are key enablers to the site’s ability to support both the Warship and Submarine Programmes. It is essential that the right infrastructure capabilities are in place to support the needs of the MoD’s future programmes. The Major Infrastructure Project Business Unit has been formed to oversee a portfolio of work which includes the development and implementation of a Strategic Plan to meet the infrastructure requirements for the next 30 years.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for subject matter experts with extensive experience in site wide facility development and upkeep or submarine production activities. The User Acceptance Group (UAG) is responsible for defining the user requirements for new facilities that will enable both fleet time and deep maintenance activities to be undertaken in Devonport. The scope includes, in addition to new facilities, the requirements for the upgrade of current facilities including the continuing use of 8 and 15 docks and for the defuel programme in 14 dock. 

What will you be doing?
•    Site wide facility capability including commissioning and upkeep
•    Production managers/zone managers with recognisable experience in DMPs/RAMPs/BMPs/LTBs.  
•    Facility/Plant management roles in a nuclear infrastructure facility. 
•    Requirements management/Systems Engineering


The experience you’ll bring 
•    Ideally will have extensive experience of site wide facility development and upkeep of submarine production activities.
•    Ideally will have an Engineering degree
•    Ideally be a Chartered Engineer

*Lower qualifications will be considered if adequate job experience and subject matter knowledge can be satisfactorily demonstrated.

You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Enhanced employment terms and conditions
•    Money purchase pension scheme
•    Life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Occupational health services
•    Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
•    Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
•    Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts


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.
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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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.
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