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Marine Engineer x2

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Twickenham

Marine Engineer


About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit two Marine Engineers to carry out mechanical repair to marine engines, including outboard engines and associated equipment or systems, including electrical.


Further responsibilities include:
• Plan & implement preventative maintenance schedules for boats, their marine engines and related equipment.
• Be able to carry out diagnostic testing on marine engine, transmissions, drives, generators, and other equipment, both in situation and in the workshop. Determining any repair requirement, tuning, adjustments or replacement, communicating with LFB about necessary repairs.
• Install, repair & maintain boat hydraulics, including valves, hoses and auxiliary equipment.
• Rewire ignition systems, lights, instrument panels and other marine electrical systems.
• Safely operate customer vessels or other watercraft under varying weather conditions.


What do I need to do the role?


As a skilled Marine/Industrial Mechanical Engineering Technician, with an HNC in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent demonstrating both theoretical and a number of years practical experience in fault diagnosis, and repair of diesel and petrol engines.


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.


Although normal hours of work are 40 per week on a day-work basis, there is a requirement for additional attendance outside this period and provide call out cover, in response to operational and emergency requirements.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


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 visit our website.


Application Guidance


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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

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.


Closing date: 21/04/2021

Job reference: 34164

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Electrical, Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering

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