Senior Design Engineer - Site Electrical Services

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer - Site Electrical Services

Location: Plymouth, UK - hybrid working

Compensation: £46,589 - £56,906 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 48969

Be where you matter

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Senior Design Engineer at our Plymouth 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

Babcock International and Devonport

The Senior Design Engineer role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.

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.

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, 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.

The role

The difference our new Electrical Engineer will make

As a Senior Design Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The primary purpose of the senior electrical design engineer within the Technical Authority is to provide professional and flexible technical support to the ongoing operations and maintenance of DRDL extant electrical systems and equipment.

Day to day, you will provide technichal support and advice on maintaining the design intent of existing electrical systems and equipment include.

The secondary purpose of the role is to provide support to the Design Consultancy function of the department where the activities are generally focussed on the provision of new, or modification to electrical designs, equipment and facilities as well as injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities.

This type of work entails the application of the Design & Safety Processes across the design lifecycle (Start-up, Concept, Scheme, Detail, and Implementation), undertaking a variety of defined activities and deliverables, and following the appropriate levels of technical governance.

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.

Essential experience
Comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering principles;
Proficient understanding of the IET Wiring Regulations BS7671;
Ability to understand and produce electrical engineering drawings;
Technical experience of electrical building services systems;
Design engineering 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
Employee share scheme - save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
Employee shopping savings portal
Employment development allowance - £125 per year
Payment of Professional Fees
Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
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.

Closing date: 17/02/2023

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