Constructive Design Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Civil/Structural, Defence, Design, Engineering Consultancy, Marine, Nuclear
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Constructive Designer
Location: Bristol or Plymouth + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £38,556.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57121

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 Constructive Designer at our North Bristol or Devonport sites.

The role
As a Constructive Designer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you will play a vital part in technical specifications for the continuous upgrade of Royal Navy Submarines.

Day-to-day, you'll plan and produce design drawings and associated documentation in support of design projects.

  • Selection of best methodologies in the development of design and safety documentation.
  • Production of design and safety and other technical documentation for the implementation of engineering projects as defined by line management to the required standards and timescales.
  • Perform configuration management activities in accordance with contract arrangements.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 3 days in the office/onsite and 2 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Constructive Designer:

  • Knowledge of relevant steel / material grades / welding & NDE Techniques.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of ship / submarine structure.
  • Understanding the installation of equipment regarding shock.
  • Knowledge of constructive manufacturing techniques
  • Have a sound knowledge of relevant design and safety documentation, strategy and associated drivers.

Qualifications for the Constructive Designer:

  • ONC with appropriate apprenticeship &/or experience in Constructive engineering preferably in a design or marine environment but not essential.

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
  • Contributory Pension scheme, 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
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Flexible locations.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

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: 07/05/2024


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