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Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:        Engineer
Location:        Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation:    £37,165 - £41,710 + pension (up to 8% matched) + 25 days holiday 
Role Type:    Full time / Permanent 
Job ID:        SF35076


Who we are looking for?

Here at Babcock International we are looking for an engineer within the Floating Assets Group of the Facility Engineering Technical Authority to join a growing team at our Devonport site. You will provide engineering technical advice and undertaking design activity on floating assets and waterfront facilities throughout the dockyard. You will be a core member of the engineering team, delivering design solutions and technical authority responsibilities to the business.

What will you be doing?
You will provide technical support to the management of floating assets and associated facilities throughout the product lifecycle. 
•    Providing specifications to support new acquisitions and refits.
•    Undertaking inspections and overseeing maintenance, repair and modifications. 
•    Maintaining records and ensuring assets are suitable for use and supporting the development of technical solutions for future. 
•    Provide technical support to waterfront operations, including vessel berthing and movements
•     Writing, checking and review technical reports. 
•    Ensuring tasks and costs are appropriately recorded in accordance with Corporate Procedures.

The experience you’ll bring
You will have a background in practical engineering as well as the following:
•    A sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice 
•    Experience in specification writing, planning, project management and budgeting.
•    An understanding of procedures relating to health and safety, design and quality.
•    You must have a relevant engineering qualification, ideally a degree and be eligible to achieve Chartered Engineer after an approved period of responsibility and training.
•    Preferably experience with long term asset management.
•    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.

What a role with Babcock offers
•    25 days holiday + bank holidays
•    Great work/life balance through agile working 
•    Pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary
•    Employee Share plan
•    An inclusive and diverse working environment
•    Autonomy - trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


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: 31/01/22



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