Electrical and Electronic Engineer

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Electrical/Electronic, Electronic
Defence, Electronics, Marine, Nuclear
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Electrical and Electronic Engineer
Location: Ashton Vale, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56883

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer at our Ashton House site.

The role

As a Electrical and Electronic Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is a safety critical role impacting national defence within the UKs submarine programme.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for the maintenance, repair, obsolescence and design of electronic and electrical equipment for launch control systems for submarines.

  • Testing equipment to production standards using simulators and electrical equipment.
  • Support answering first line technical questions, this could be through email or providing specialist on-site and on-platform support with a lead engineer.
  • Undertaking design modifications and design investigations to improve equipment performance, availability, reliability or in response to obsolescence/new customer requirements.
  • Ensuring technical drawing pack and supporting documentation is up to date.

This position involves travel to a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role, roughly once every 3 or 4 months.

This role is full 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday, and provides hybrid working arrangements with 2/3 days in the office/onsite and 2/3 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Electrical and Electronic Engineer

  • General electrical, electronics and software capability however the willingness to learn and take on new challenges would also be suitable
  • Good, broad, electrical/electronic engineering knowledge
  • Demonstrated logical and pragmatic problem solving abilities
  • Good communication skills both oral and written

Qualifications for the Electrical and Electronic Engineer

  • HND or equivalent in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering Discipline

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, 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.
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK.

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: 18/06/2024


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