Mechanical Engineer

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £42,245.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56860

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together and you can play your part as a Mechanical Engineer at our Babcock Technology Centre site.

The role
As a Mechanical Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be part of the core team delivering engineering services that include analysis, technical investigations and design change support.

Day-to-day, your focus will be planning and executing tasks across a wide variety of submarine systems providing opportunity to learn lots about the enterprise and mechanical engineering.

  • Undertaking technical investigations and producing reports of findings as well as executing engineering analysis to solve complex engineering problems
  • Apply engineering knowledge to produce technical solutions and documentation in support of assigned tasks and projects
  • Undertake project management activities (bidding, planning, delivery and monitoring) for assigned tasks and projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to time, quality and cost
  • Liaise with our customers and stakeholders to present and discuss solutions and outcomes
  • Keep up to date in relevant technical areas and develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide effective delivery
  • Support less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development

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 Mechanical Engineer:

  • Background in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous submarine knowledge and experience working with submarine systems is highly desirable.

Qualifications for the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Degree qualification in a relevant engineering discipline, equivalent vocations qualification or have relevant submarine domain engineering background.

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
  • Contributory 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
  • 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: 30/04/2024

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