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Principal Electrical Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:  Principal Electrical Engineer
SF44319
Business Unit: Engineering and Technology Services
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Facilities Engineering Electrical Technical Authority based at HMNB Devonport, Plymouth who are responsible for providing technical support and design services for electrical systems on the site to enable operations in support of Royal Naval surface vessels and nuclear submarines. You’ll be part of a team that has vast experience in electrical engineering systems with existing expertise in Power Distribution, Building Services and Control & Instrumentation (C&I).

 

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for Principal Electrical Design Engineers with proven leadership and design experience in either EC&I, Power Distribution or Buildings Services Systems to be part of our multi-disciplined Electrical Engineering Group.
 
What will you be doing?

You’ll be responsible for leading the provision of technical solutions to the ongoing operations and maintenance of electrical systems across the site coupled with providing support to the Design Consultancy function of the department whose activities are focussed on the provision of new, or modification to; designs, equipment and facilities, as well as injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities.


Core duties include:
•    Leading a technical engineering team; 
•    Maintaining configuration of technical drawings and documentation;
•    Supporting fault diagnosis and rectification;
•    Undertaking asset condition surveys;
•    Specifying replacement equipment/components and supporting the production of configuration documentation for permanent modifications;
•    Responding to formal Technical Queries;
•    Design development activities.
 

The experience you’ll bring 
•    A degree in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline coupled with substantial electrical engineering experience;
•    Professional registration; 
•    Comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering principles for developing and maintaining electrical systems, with demonstrable application for either power distribution, building services or C&I Systems;
•    Proficiency in producing and reviewing electrical engineering drawings and documentation;
•    Ability to provide care and growth to a team;
•    You must be a sole UK national and hold or be capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance
 

Grade
This position is within the Engineering and Technology Services business unit as a Grade 7 which has a salary of £51,520.00 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.


Babcock offers a supportive environment including enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, occupational health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.


Location

This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon in the south west of England. Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage. There is something for everyone here; from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.


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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Business Area - Devonport
Babcock International Group owns and operates the main refit, maintenance and workshop area of the 330 acre naval site at Devonport, known as Devonport Royal Dockyard, where it employs thousands of people. The remainder of the site at Devonport is owned by the Ministry of Defence and is known as Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport – one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.


Babcock and the Ministry of Defence work in partnership to operate and maintain this co-located site by providing through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment.


Babcock has a large design and technology capability providing a wide range of support activities including feasibility and project definition studies, detail design and draughting, development trials, noise and vibration analysis, structural analysis, project management, integrated logistic support and risk management.

 

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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