Marine Systems Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Marine Systems Engineer

Location: Portsmouth

Compensation: Competitive salary + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF51457

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 Marine Systems Engineer at our Portsmouth site.

The role

As a Marine Systems Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be providing front line reactive engineering support directly to ships.

Day to day, you'll be:
Providing marine system technical assistance in support of reactive engineering demands, unintentional deviations from design intent, maintenance concessions and technical queries.
Evaluating reactive engineering technical issues and, through the application of systems engineering principles, make technical recommendations.
Providing technical advice including developed action plans aligned to engineering governance and delegations.
Carrying out technical investigations and analyses, including evaluation and selection of technical options, preparing reports with recommended courses of action.
Operating a call centre style Helpdesk service, as required on a rotational roster. Contributing to an out of hour's service, to include Bank Holidays and Christmas Shutdown Period, capable of escalating a technical query or issue as required.

Essential experience of the Marine Systems Engineer,
An understanding of design intent and engineering governance
A systems approach to problem solving
An understanding of failure modes, and ability to determine 'cause' amongst effect.

This role provides hybrid working with an average of one day per week onsite however, you must be able and willing to attend the site as and when the project demands.

Qualifications for the Marine Systems Engineer,
HNC level desirable though not essential, and ideally will be a member of a professional institution operating at, or working towards, incorporated level.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits
Generous holiday allowance
Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
Employee share scheme
Employee shopping savings portal
Payment of Professional Fees
Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave
Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over a century, Babcock International 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.

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.

Closing date: 08/06/2023


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