Maintenance Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £39,408 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54558

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 Maintenance Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Maintenance Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is an integral role in supporting the Royal Navy with the maintenance of T23 Frigate, ensuring that the requirements from the customer are delivered to maintain safety and operational performance of the ships. You will be working alongside a variety of stakeholders, including the MoD, ships staff and service providers. This role is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for a vessel and its future maintenance through its in-service life.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Maintain material state of designated Platform and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Review and update maintenance data and technical queries on existing MoD Maintenance Databases (UMMS/SSDD), providing feedback when appropriate.
  • Produce and optimise maintenance and support period work packages. Contributing to the identification and achievement of savings associated with maintenance activity.

Specifically, during upkeep periods the Maintenance Engineer will:

  • Co-ordinate and assist with the production and optimisation of upkeep period work specifications. Act as a focal point to assist COM Platform Managers on planning and executing Pre-Upkeep Material Assessments.
  • Provide support with the review of maintenance, technical, and configuration queries relating to Upkeep work specifications.

This role is full-time, 36-hours per week based onsite at HMNB Devonport, Plymouth.

Essential experience of the Maintenance Engineer:

  • Ideally, T23 Frigate experience with knowledge of systems engineering
  • Particular knowledge of Engineering System Management, Engineering Management, Health and Safety

Qualifications for the Maintenance Engineer:

  • Ideally, qualified to HNC in an engineering / Technical subject or have relevant expertise, experience, and specialist Naval support knowledge.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

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 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

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'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: 21/11/2023

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