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: Devonport, Plymouth + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £35,966.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54815

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 Commissioning Engineer - Electrical at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Commissioning Engineer - Electrical, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This role is vital to ensuring the functionality and safety of submarine systems, providing assurance to the MoD and Royal Navy. This role offers unique experience into engineering, submarine systems and associated commissioning requirements, with great opportunities for career development.

Day to day, you'll be part of a team that plans and delivers commissioning tasks onboard submarines, taking responsibility for ensuring the safe and functional operation of systems in support of submarine maintenance periods:

  • Production of documentation to enable commissioning activities to be undertaken safely and in order to meet the desired outcome.
  • Undertaking commissioning activities onboard submarines, such as installation checks, testing and setting to work of systems.
  • Setting to work other staff in support of commissioning activities as part of a Safe System of Work.
  • Identifying and mustering equipment in support of commissioning activities.
  • Ensuring that submarine systems are fully functional in order to provide assurance to the customer

This role is full time 36 hours with potential shift working where required - dayshift / backshift pattern and will be based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Commissioning Engineer - Electrical:

  • Engineering experience
  • Experience of commissioning systems - desirable
  • Submarine systems experience - desirable

Qualifications for the Commissioning Engineer - Electrical:

  • Level 3 in engineering discipline or equivalent with suitable experience

Please note that this position is subject to national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances).

Our Benefits

  • 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 most 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

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International 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.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We are 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: 08/12/2023

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