Weapons Engineer Instructor

Job Description

Job Title: Weapons Engineer Instructor

Location: HMS Collingwood, UK - Onsite

Compensation: £34,500 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 50000

You're the key

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 Weapons Engineer Instructor at HMS Collingwood.

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.

Defence Training

The Weapons Engineer Instructor role is based within our Marine Training business area.

The role

The difference our new Weapons Engineer Instructor will make

As a Weapons Engineer Instructor, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll act as a mentor and instructor for Royal Saudi Naval Forces students within the Hunter Project based primarily at HMS Collingwood.

Day to day, you'll design, develop and prepare Weapons Engineer trade training modules for Royal Saudi Naval Forces students including Weapons and Sensors Specialisations. You'll instruct Officers and Ratings of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces on Sandown/Al Jawf Class ship equipment & systems, deliver courses on Weapons Engineer related Sandown/Al Jawf Class equipment and prepare instructional specifications and lesson plans.

You'll develop a good understanding of the whole ship environment of the Sandown/Al Jawf Class with particular emphasis on safe methods of operating all weapon engineering systems & equipment. You'll support/mentor students on UK and foreign manufacturers courses in support of training as and when required.

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 is based onsite at HMS Collingwood.

Essential experience
Experienced in instructional techniques to Level 3 or above
Technical appreciation of naval training and the naval training environment
Experience in Sandown/Al Jawf (Class of Ship) Class Weapons Engineer equipment and procedures
MS Office literate to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint
You must hold or have the ability to obtain SC security clearance

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, 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.

Closing date: 22 March 2023


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