Project Engineer Job at Babcock International – in Plymouth
Project Engineer- Mechanical and Electrical
Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth
Starting Salary range from : £31,470
About the role
We’re looking for a Project Engineer to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We’re a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.
The Strategic Infrastructure team are responsible for Major Infrastructure upgrades to the Devonport Dockyard and work on some of the most complex, challenging projects on the planet. Due to future plans to renew the site, we are recruiting heavily and looking to bring on board a proven Project Engineer.
The Project Engineer will be responsible for supporting the wider team in delivery of project scope ensuring we are delivering to agreed SLA’s and within budget. You will assist the Senior Project Engineers in the production of Risk Assessment, Method Statements to ensure all tasks are delivered in a safe and appropriate manner. You will also be involved with supporting scheduling and planning activities as well as contributing to the process of capturing, analysing, implementing and validating requirements for small projects/work packages and project tasks.
As well as working for the UK’s leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.
What do I need to do the role?
Demonstrable experience and knowledge of engineering works, e.g. civil works, mechanical or electrical systems / services.
Proven experience working in a project environment.
Have effective writing and presentation skills.
Able to demonstrate experience across some parts of the project lifecycle
What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International and Devonport
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.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. 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.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we’re compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
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About the Company
Company: Babcock International –
Company Location: Plymouth