Marine Engineer Section Head


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Marine Engineer Section Head
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £34,160 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54617

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 Marine Engineer Section Head at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Marine Engineer Section Head, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll work within the Support Business in the delivery of complex deep maintenance periods for the Royal Navy's landing ships.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Maintain mechanical and electrical systems and equipment
  • Engage with outgoing and incoming ships staff teams to accept and handover equipment
  • Operate and Set To Work equipment and systems within the section
  • Identify and rectify defects
  • Accept equipment from contractors ensuring that all contracted work is complete to the required standard

This is a full-time role, 36-hours per week onsite at our Devonport site.

Essential experience of the Marine Engineer Section Head:

  • You will be an experienced Marine Engineer with a track record of successful section management and delivering change
  • As an excellent communicator, you will be comfortable with written and verbal communications with the ability to interact at all levels
  • You will have a good understanding of Systems Engineering and be agile and adaptable

Qualifications for the Marine Engineer Section Head:

  • HNC qualified or equivalent in an engineering specialisation with significant demonstratable experience

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: 24/11/2023

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