Senior AR&M Engineer


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Senior AR&M Engineer
Location: Bristol or Plymouth + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £49,943 - £55,870 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56930

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 Senior Availability, Reliability and Maintainability Engineer at either our North Bristol or Devonport sites.

The role
As a Senior AR&M Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you will have the opportunity to be involved in complex engineering projects to ensure that the UK's submarines are safe, available, and maintainable.

Day-to-day, you'll build upon proven communication skills to convey complex technical details to a wide range of stakeholders developing domain knowledge to resolve problems and support the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Function.

  • Managing the delivery of reliability, maintainability and availability analysis of systems and assets within the submarine enterprise.
  • Generating claims and arguments for Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) performance predictions and substantiating these with evidence in accordance with standards and processes.
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders by providing technical briefs by summarising salient information.
  • Managing and developing a team of Reliability Engineers

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 2 days in the office/onsite and 3 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Senior AR&M Engineer:

  • Understanding of the use of R&M domain metrics such as availability, failure rate, MTBF, MTTF, MART.
  • Proven experience in reliability modelling techniques such as Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Block Diagrams, and Markov Modelling.
  • Reliability and dependability of defence equipment.
  • Knowledge of R&M theories such as Boolean algebra; Bayesian statistics; Monte Carlo simulation processes.

Qualifications for the Senior AR&M Engineer:

  • STEM related Degree.
  • Qualified to minimum of HNC in a STEM discipline (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, System, Data or Maths). Experience in lieu of formal education would be considered.

Security Clearance
The Senior AR&M Engineer must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) and Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information (NNPPI) security clearances 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.
  • Flexible locations.
  • 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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