Project Engineer

Posting Date: 16 October 2020

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Job Title:  Project Engineer
SF 27393
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Business Unit: Submarines
Salary: £ 31,470.00 - £38,480.00


We’re looking for a Project Engineer within the Nuclear Facilities Project Delivery Team to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We’re a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

The Nuclear Facilities Project Delivery Team are currently managing a Dock Readiness programme, a number of Facilities LIFEX works and numerous projects under the SRC “Get well” programme.

There are over 100 requirements in the SRC pipeline, with a large proportion requiring Project Delivery. The Nuclear Facilities Project Delivery Team will be expanding over the next few years to enable the delivery of these projects.

As the Project Engineer you will support the growing workload and assist in delivery of projects and provide project engineering support to the SRC NucFac Projects. Engage with subcontractors and stakeholders. You will author and review project documentation.  


What do I need to do the role?

You will have at a Minimum ONC in Engineering Field or equivalent technical experience and APM or recognised Project Management qualification or equivalent experience


We would also like you to have experience in the following areas:

  • Within the Engineering Industry
  • Knowledge/understanding of Dockside Services / Facilities/Building Services
  • Proficient in the application of Project Management Tools and how they are utilised throughout the Project Lifecycle
  • Previous experience in technical documentation of major projects


Lastly you will be a Good team player with well-developed communication skills and a good organiser

What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:
• We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock International
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.

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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 check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 23/10/2020



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