Commissioning Engineer Electrical


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Commissioning Engineer - Electrical
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £38,556.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56943

The role

As a Commissioning Engineer - Electrical, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be commissioning emergent and future technologies on one of the country's warships.
The Commissioning Group Warships is the test section tasked with delivering vessel to the Royal Navy having been proven to operate at or beyond the designed specification.
There will also be opportunities to influence design, build and commissioning activities, across programmes.

Day-to-day, your work will involve inspection and testing of ships electrical equipment. The work will mainly be on RN Warships but will also support on occasion landing craft.

  • Carry out inspections, testing and diagnostics on HM Warships Marine Systems
  • Liaise with both Royal Navy and Project staff daily
  • Inspect and test the ship's electrical equipment
  • Write test documentation when required

This role is full time, 35 hours per week is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Commissioning Engineer - Electrical:

  • Knowledge of ship electrical systems/equipment
  • Experience of commissioning process advantageous
  • Knowledge of inspection and resting methods and test form process
  • Knowledge of landing craft - advantageous
  • Computer literate, particularly Microsoft Word

Qualifications for the Commissioning Engineer - Electrical:

  • Time served Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering
  • ONC or Equivalent in an Electrical Engineering discipline, a lower level of qualification may be acceptable provided the post holder has substantial and relevant experience.
  • Successful applicants will need to satisfy MoD security requirements

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Potential to develop skills

Babcock International

For over a century Babcock has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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: 19/04/2024

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