Senior Safety Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£50,000 - £59,999
Business Management
Defence, Engineering Consultancy, Marine
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Senior Safety Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: £46,589 - £56,906 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53717

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 Safety Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Senior Safety Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is an exciting opportunity to join the T26 Global Combat Ship Support Engineering Team to get involved in the delivery of The Royal Navy's latest complex warship.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Assist the Class Cell to establish interfacing Transition Working Groups
  • Work with Warship Support to establish the Type 26 PA and Class Cell within Common Support Model (CSM) Governance
  • Provide Safety technical support to the Transition programme and when in service, contributing to engineering studies, reports, and proposals with the aim of improving the safety and availability of key systems and equipment.
  • Work with the Class Cell to transfer all Safety artefacts, which include Maintenance & Design Management contracted support products and information from the Acquisition team to the In Service Support team.
  • Investigate, prepare and produce authoritative bodies of evidence for capability or sustainment changes to the vessels.

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

Essential experience of the Senior 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.
  • Experience in applying safety considerations to fault diagnosis on systems, equipment, and components, to aid proposal of repair plans including maintenance improvements
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and written, you will be required to articulate complicated arguments to a wide range of stakeholders, and be able to write concise technically accurate reports, papers and bid responses.

Qualifications for the Senior Safety Engineer:

  • Preferably degree qualified in an engineering or science discipline or extensive demonstrable experience.
  • Professionally registered Engineer, IEng or CEng with an approved engineering institution is highly desirable. If you are not professionally registered, and you can prove your competence via experience, please still apply and this will be assessed.

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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