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Engineering Manager (Wrapping, Insulation, Caulking)


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:         Engineering Manager (Wrapping, Insulation, Caulking) 
Location:         Satellite Delivery Centre Bridgwater – Hybrid 
Compensation:     Competitive salary + benefits including car allowance, 20% bonus and shift disturbance allowance 
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 49350

 Build a better world 

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 Engineering Manager at our Bridgewater 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


MEH Alliance
The Engineering Manager role is based within our MEH Alliance business area.


It’s a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main MEH, cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station’s 2,500 rooms.


The role


The difference our new Engineering Manager will make

As a Engineering Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Working in a large and multidisciplined team, you will hold directional and leadership responsibilities for all activities associated with design and engineering for Protection Services (caulking, insulation, fire proofing) over the full off-site delivery life cycle, with a particular focus on ensuring delivery to plan and mitigating delivery risks.


Day to day, you’ll hold responsibility for ensuring delivery of all the engineering from all parties up to delivery to Site (HO3) in accordance with the overall Project schedule. 


You will ensure planning and delivery of design and engineering is performed in accordance with all safety, quality and cost parameters to meet the needs of the Project.  You will work with the Joint Design Office (JDO) to ensure the transfer of engineering responsibility from Engineering Management to the JDO is managed efficiently and support is provided to the JDO as necessary. 


Working with stakeholders both across our business and with our delivery partners at home and abroad, you will provide technical advice and seek to challenge the ‘status quo’ particularly where the Nuclear Safety case is concerned. 


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. This role provides hybrid working from our site in Bridgewater and where applicable a shift disturbance allowance. 

Essential experience

•    Track record of delivering technical leadership in projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment, whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility, ideally within the Nuclear Energy sector.
•    Demonstrable awareness of integrated management system and the different policies, procedures, standards and documents applicable to technical and contractual management.
•    Demonstrate significant expertise in Protection Services (Wrapping, Insulation, Caulking, Fire Proofing)
•    Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders and facilitating issues resolution.
•    Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills. Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.
•    Strong numerical and analytical skills.
•    Detailed understanding of PWR/EPR design and experience in PWR/EPR construction.
•    Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction or other related field.
•    Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.
•    Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC's Prince 2.


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Loyalty Recognition 
•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.    
•    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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