Mechanical Design Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Design, Marine, Oil & Gas
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Rosyth, Hybrid Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57444

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 Mechanical Design Engineer at Babcock LGE in Rosyth.

Through expert engineering, procurement, project management and aftermarket support - combined with world-leading technologies - Babcock' s LGE business future-proofs our customers' assets, allowing improved performance while reducing operational costs and meeting ever-tightening environmental and emission regulations.

The role
As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will perform all Mechanical Engineering design work in support of winning and delivering projects for our key customers, ensuring that the business maintains its position as the world leader in the delivery of marine cargo handling and fuel gas systems for the transportation and storage of liquefied gas.

Day to day, you'll

  • Design activities associated with marine liquefied gas plants and fuel gas systems, ensuring safe and economical design while striving for continuous improvement.
  • Support the design of process piping systems, including all integrated mechanical equipment, to satisfy client technical specifications.
  • Actively participate in Design Review meetings.
  • Preparate of technical datasheets, material lists, calculations, engineering reports and operating/installation/commissioning procedures.
  • Review and check of piping isometrics, system drawings and bill of materials.

This role is full time, Monday to Friday and is based in with hybrid working arrangements- 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Experience of the following is desirable: Piping and piping components (valves, pipe supports, etc), Pressure vessels, Hydraulic systems & equipment, Mechanical process equipment (pumps, compressors, etc), Material selection
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and MathCAD
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering design solutions.
  • Experience gained in a similar position ideally from a highly regulated industry. This could be from but is not limited to Defence, Pharmaceutical or Oil & Gas
  • Experience working to design codes ASME VIII, ASTM, BS and EN

Qualifications for the Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Degree qualifies in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Proven relevant experience
  • Preferably with, or working towards, Chartered accreditation.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain
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.
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • 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.

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