Marine Systems Support Engineer


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Marine Systems Support Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £42,245.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56954

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 Systems Support Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role:
As a Marine Systems Support Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will join a national team of around 1000 Engineers and Designers within the Marine Sector of Babcock. We are a leading design and through life support consultancy providing naval architecture, marine system engineering, electrical engineering, design modelling, supportability and project support services to the marine and defence markets.

Day-to-day, you'll inform the proactive management of support engineering activity. You will also:

  • Support the development of through life equipment support solutions.
  • Generate technical advice and engineering support for marine systems and equipment.
  • Develop systems thinking to ensure systems and equipment are supported with due consideration applied to adjacent systems, processes, stakeholders, and overall platform capability.

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 Marine Systems Support Engineer:

  • Relevant engineering background that is appropriate to supporting complex and safety critical systems and equipment.
  • Effective communicator, able to work with a range of stakeholders.
  • Problem solving skills.

Qualifications for the Marine Systems Support Engineer:

  • Relevant engineering qualification such as HND/FdSc or equivalent, or equivalent experience will be considered and advantageous.
  • Ideally have professional registration.

Security Clearance:
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain a minimum of Standard (BPSS) 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 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
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Potential to develop skills.

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: 24/04/2024

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