Engineer Project Lead

Babcock International
21 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineer Project Lead

Starting Salary £34,460

About the role Energy & Marine is a business unit within the Marine & Technology Division of Babcock International Group. E&M is a leading technical services consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the offshore, marine and defence markets worldwide. Within this business unit, Naval Engineering have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.

What do I need to do the role?

You'll need experience of working in engineering design in a drawing office environment and practical experience of ensuring a safe working environment within health and safety policies and procedures.

You will also need to have experience in the following areas:

  • Professional day to day management of design tasking within Energy and Marine.
  • Line manage and develop a team of 5+ staff
  • Managing defined projects to ensure that they are delivered to time cost and quality
  • Ensuring appropriate governance is applied across all activities within sphere of responsibility and that all quality procedures and systems are adhered to
  • Chair and represent the business at design, technical and commercial reviews as required

Lastly, you'll need to be qualified to HND/HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline, ideally with extensive marine experience, ideally qualified to APM Level 5 or equivalent and ILM Level 5 or equivalent.

About Babcock International and Devonport

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.

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.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Application Guidance

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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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs

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 click here.

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

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