Safety Engineer


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Safety Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £46,589+ Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF49459

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 Safety Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Safety Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be working alongside other highly qualified and knowledgeable engineers to deliver the design and technical capability to provide through-life support of RN Warships, whilst delivering essential technical support to the Support Business growth programme.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Apply safety and environmental technical knowledge and expertise in support of Type 23 Frigates, Amphibious Assault Ships, Landing Craft and Single Role Mine Hunters.
  • Work closely with the Class Output Management teams, directly supporting the Class Chief Engineers.
  • Be responsible for providing Safety & Environmental technical support to the Warships' maintenance programme, contributing to engineering studies, reports, and proposals with the aim of improving the safety and availability of key systems and equipment's.
  • Primarily investigate, prepare and produce authoritative bodies of evidence for capability or sustainment changes to the vessels.
  • Be onboard often, working alongside Ship's Company's, Dynamic Survey Teams, Refit Support Group, and other experts to determine material state of the warships, optimising maintenance regimes and improving safety

This role is full-time, 36 hours per week and will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard with a hybrid working from home arrangement.

Essential experience of the Safety Engineer:

  • Knowledge and experience on implementation of Safety and Environmental codes and practices in a marine environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of marine systems.
  • Experience in technical problem solving and restoration of design intent.
  • Awareness of maintenance theory and best practices for complex assets.
  • An excellent verbal communicator, you will be required to articulate complicated arguments to a wide range of stakeholders
  • An excellent written communicator, to be able to write concise technically accurate reports, papers and bid responses.
  • You will also need to demonstrate that you can drive projects and issues proactively to completion.

Qualifications for the Safety Engineer:

  • Professionally registered Engineer.
  • Safety & Environmental qualifications and experience.
  • Qualification(s) in relevant discipline, with significant demonstrable 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: 05/12/2023

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