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Senior EC&I Design Engineer


Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:             Senior EC&I
Location:             Plymouth, UK – hybrid working
Compensation:   £46,589 - £56,906 + benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF 48970


Be where you matter

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior EC&I Engineer at our Plymouth site
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Babcock International and Devonport 


The Senior EC&I Engineer role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.


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.


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.

The role

The difference our new Senior EC&I Engineer will make


As a Senior EC&I Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary.  


Day to day, you shall be responsible for leading C&I design aspects of design projects following the design lifecycle. This includes developing and managing requirements, producing engineering management plans, authoring specifications, delivering design documentation (such as drawings, design reports, operations and maintenance manuals etc.), producing commissioning documents and providing technical support to implementation phases of the projects. 


The design consultancy activities generally focus on the provision of new, or modification to; C&I designs, asset, equipment and facilities as well as injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities. This entails the application of design lifecycle processes, undertaking a variety of defined activities and deliverables, and following the appropriate levels of technical governance.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 


Essential experience


•    Display sound understanding of relevant industry legislation for electrical systems.
•    Demonstrate experience of designing C&I systems. 
•    Positively interact with customers and stakeholders to capture project scopes and requirements to deliver successful projects.
•    Operate as a team player and leader with the capability to mentor, coach and develop individuals to be C&I software engineers.
•    It is essential for the candidate to hold a degree in an appropriate electrical engineering discipline or significant experience with HNC.


What we offer

Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme – save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Employment development allowance - £125 per year
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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