Senior Design Engineer (Control & Instrumentation)

Posting Date: 29 May 2020

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Senior Design Engineer Control & Instrumentation

SF 27042

Salary £43,445 - £53,385


Location: Devonport, Plymouth



About the Role

A new Senior Engineer, reporting to the Principal Engineer, is required to be hired to support the EC&I technical team in providing their Design and Technical Authority responsibilities to the business. The primary purpose of the Senior EC&I Engineer within the Technical Authority is to provide expert technical advice on a number of hardware-based C&I systems. The Senior EC&I Engineer is responsible to the Principal Engineer for the provision of technical support and advice on maintaining the design intent of existing C&I systems and equipment, including:

What do I need to be able to do the role?

You will need to have a design background in Control and Instrumentation. We have 2 positions with one focusing on hardware and one looking at software. For the software position a knowledge of SCADA based systems would be advantageous. The role is split into 2 parts, firstly providing technical support for all of the assetts within the dockyard and secondly to provide a design consultancy function of the department where the activities are generally focused on the provision of new, or modification to; C&I designs,


We would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:


  • Comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering principles for developing and maintaining C&I systems;
  • In-depth experience of designing C&I systems;
  • Extensive knowledge of hardware-based control logic; - for the hardware role
  • Awareness of software-based control systems; - for the software role
  • Proficiency in understanding electrical and process engineering drawings;


What else do I need to know?


  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
  • Permanent position with a competitive annual salary and benefits


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock 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.


If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience then we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with Simon James at



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