Senior Engineer Electrical

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer Electrical

Location: Devonport, Hybrid working

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

Role Type: Full time

Role ID: SF 48549

Make your skills count

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 Senior Design Engineer Electrical at our Devonport 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 Electrical 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 Senior Design Engineer Electrical will make

As a Senior Design Engineer Electrical you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The primary purpose of the role is to ultimately assist and support the Design Manager and the Lead Electrical Engineers in the delivery of project scope.

Day to day, you'll assist the Electrical Services Engineering Lead in delivery of the electrical services related engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost. You'll be also responsible for managing the technical deliverables of the electrical services engineering packages in line with the planned deliverables agreed by the Electrical Services Engineering Lead.

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 scheme, with just occasional visits to the site as needed.

Essential experience
Design of electrical building services, to include fire detection and alarm systems, industrial lighting and emergency lighting, site broadcast (PA) and HVAC;

Design of high voltage AC and DC distribution systems
Design low voltage electrical distribution systems;
Design of control & instrumentation systems;
Design of communications and data systems;
Experience of substantiation of SIL and high integrity systems for justification of Nuclear Safety functions.
Be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required for the technical delivery of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design or undertake detailed design activities to suit the design delivery strategy.
Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements.
Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience.
Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures
Working knowledge of relevant engineering computer applications
Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of complex regulated facilities

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.

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