Refit Support Group Senior Engineer


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Refit Support Group Senior Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £49,943.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56944

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 Refit Support Group Senior Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Refit Support Group Senior Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The development of the Babcock T23 Refit Support Group (RSG) team is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Engineer to lead and develop the weapon engineering element within an evolving capability

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for the maintenance, operation and repair of weapon engineering systems not covered in the vessels' upkeep contracts and the coordination and management of equipment and system test and trials, ensuring that the RSG commitment and responsibility is clearly identified and communicated.

  • Mentor and support weapon engineering team members and provide technical assistance where required
  • Responsible for assuring system and equipment operating competency against agreed procedures
  • Ensure that all maintenance and repair activities are conducted in accordance with the relevant technical reference and where any deviations are identified, to be recorded and reported
  • Ensure any benefits identified by the team are recorded or escalated as required to support benefit targets.
  • Identify improvements in process or procedure and ensure all admin is maintained and configured.

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Refit Support Group Senior Engineer:

  • Type 23 Experience
  • This position involves regular access to warships and Royal Navy vessels, requiring the ability to safely embark and disembark multiple times a day.

Qualifications for the Refit Support Group Senior Engineer:

  • HNC/HND qualified or equivalent in an engineering specialisation with significant demonstrable experience

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
  • 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
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • 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: 22/04/2024

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