Senior Project Engineer (Infrastructure/Construction)

Job Description

Senior Project Engineer

Plymouth with hybrid working

Permanent full time

SF47337


Make change possible

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 Project Engineer at the Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth

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 Project 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.

The Estates Project Department is responsible for delivering extensive and diverse infrastructure upgrades and improvements across the entire Devonport Site and often beyond.

A significant, recent commitment to invest in site improvement necessitates expansion of the existing core team to accommodate delivery.

The role

The difference our new Senior Project Engineer will make

As a Senior Project Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary.

Day to day, you'll lead in the production of Project scope documentation for all aspects of the infrastructure upgrades currently occurring on the MoD site.

This includes extensive equipment purchase to challenging physical site development works. The role is to be customer facing to ensure the correct requirements are captured.

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 .

Essential experience
HNC in an engineering subject or an appropriate APM qualification. This may however be formally wavered for a period depending on the level of experience in role and specific capability.
Experience within a project delivery team. Can demonstrate a high level of organisation with the ability to self manage and project manage and interface with the customer with little senior management guidance.
The individual has good communication skills and the ability to deal with senior management and both Babcock and Mod senior stake holders.

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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