Project Engineer (Fleet Programmes) Faslane

Job Description

Job Title: Project Engineer (Fleet Programmes)

Location: HMNB Clyde, nr Helensburgh

Compensation: £35-44k base plus Pension and Flex Benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF49432

Creating Change Together

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 Project Engineer in our Fleet Programmes department at HMNB Clyde

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

About Clyde

The Project Engineer role is based within our Fleet Programmes business area.

As the Ministry of Defence's commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock provides specialist engineering support services, including the management of infrastructure and nuclear facilities. We also deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including the Vanguard and Astute-Class nuclear submarines.

The role

To provide a Project Engineering function as part of a team to safely plan & execute Submarine maintenance periods. These projects have to be delivered to time, cost and quality to maintain fleet operational capability.

You will work in collaboration with Fleet Engineering and Compliance teams, as well as MoD Customer (Internal & External) as required to deliver the required outputs.

As a Project Engineer you will provide full project guidance and ensure that maintenance plans are developed and agreed as the overall package evolves to deliver Submarine projects to meet safety, quality, cost and performance and targets.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career and contribute towards the delivery of the UK MoD Submarine programme.

Essential experience


A Bachelor's degree in an engineering subject, or HNC/HND in Engineering with significant experience as a minimum requirement.

Project Management skills accredited to the Association of Project Managers (APM). Formal APM / Prince2 qualifications are desirable but not essential as Babcock will fund APM course.

Previous experience in shipbuilding / repair / refit / decommissioning environments or similar industry would be desirable
Project management and process improvement techniques.
Knowledge of business processes (HR, Finance Commercial)
Knowledge of Submarine systems and equipment is desirable but not essential.
Ability to gain and maintain UK SC level security clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance 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
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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