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Senior EC&I Engineer - SCADA

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:        Senior EC&I Engineer - SCADA
Location:        Plymouth
Compensation:        £45,089- £55,406 + pension (matched up to 8%) + 25 days holiday
Role Type:        Full Time / Permanent 

Job ID:             SF44317


We have a new opportunity for a Senior EC&I Engineer – SCADA to join our team at Babcock. You will be part of the Power Distribution & Standby Generation (PDSG) Team within Engineering and Technology Services, providing through life technical support and design consultancy to the remote control and monitoring aspects of the private Electrical Power Distribution Network for Devonport Royal Dockyard. Under the technical support function, the team provides technical and asset management advice to the ongoing operations and maintenance of the extant assets, equipment, and facilities, and acts as custodian of the technical information/documentation.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for you to be technically competent in Remote Control & Monitoring Systems including implementation and technical through life support to Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems. You will have strong leadership skills and the ability to undertake a lead engineer role in accordance with company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Safety and Quality requirements. We are also looking for you to have experience in; programmable logic controllers, remote telemetry units, configuration and support to servers and computer-based systems, communication networks and protocols, and instrumentation for electrical plant.

What will you be doing?
In this technical role as Senior EC&I Engineer – SCADA, you will be responsible for through life technical support on the design intent, asset condition and configuration of the remote control and monitoring elements of the Electrical Power Distribution Network. You will also act as the design lead for remote control and monitoring elements on electrical distribution design projects that require remote operation/monitoring functionality.


Responsibilities will also include:
•    The provision of new, or modification to the Electrical Power Distribution Network SCADA systems.
•    Injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities. 
•    The application of design lifecycle processes. 
•    Undertaking a variety of defined activities and deliverables and following the appropriate levels of technical governance.

The experience you’ll bring 
• Degree in an appropriate electrical engineering discipline and ideally hold Professional Registration with a relevant institution or be working towards this. 
• Programmable Logic Controllers
• Remote Telemetry Units
• Configuration & support to Servers and Computer Based Systems
• Communication networks and protocols
• Instrumentation for electrical plant

You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.


About Babcock International and Devonport
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.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. 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. 

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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: 13/06/2022



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