Assistant Engineer (International Submarine Support)

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant International Submarine Support Engineer

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 47800

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 Assistant International Submarine Support Mechanical Engineer at our Ashton House 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.

Mission Systems

The Assistant International Submarine Support Engineer role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Assistant International Submarine Support Engineer will make

As an Assistant International Submarine Support Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Within the world of International Submarine Support each day is different, everything from; does a leaking valve or corroded fastener affect the safety and effectiveness of a platform; to replacement of whole sub systems due to capability upgrade or obsolescence. Dealing with all aspects of our products from top to bottom and start to finish. With a real link to the end users, giving them the equipment they need, and ensuring their safety, so they can ensure ours.

Day to day, you'll be designing robust Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) for critical products, to reduce Setting to Work (STW) failures, by reviewing historic failures and growing your system knowledge. Ongoing work will include supporting in service and dockyard queries, supplier and test facility concessions, design modifications and investigations and obsolescence resolution.

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 arrangements with 1 day in the office/onsite and 4 days working from home, additionally we can offer a fully remote option to allow you to work from home 5 days a week if preferred.

Essential experience
HNC/HND or Degree in Engineering (such as Mechanical engineering or equivalent).
Industrial experience preferably in a high integrity industry such as defence, marine, oil/gas, aerospace, automotive.
Good, broad, mechanical engineering knowledge preferably with some hydraulic/pneumatic experience.

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
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
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.



End Date: 30/04/23

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