Support Engineer - Marine


Job summary

Babcock International
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Support Engineer - Marine
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £36,620 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Role ID: SF57635

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 Support Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Support Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary to support the delivery of Type 23 frigates and other warships for the Royal Navy Fleet.

Day to day you'll be assisting the Senior Support Engineer (SSE) with the management of all production based paperwork and resolving issues for the smooth transition from the planning phase into production.

  • To assist the SSE (Senior Support Engineer) and Production Manager with the control of manageable tasks and to ensure all supporting information is in place prior to release with use of the Look Ahead reports
  • Assist with undertaking and entering surveys to support the SSE and project
  • Assist the SSE with the co-ordination of all sub-contract activities associated with the refit
  • Any other roles, which are deemed within the individuals capabilities as directed by the project and SSE

This role is full time is based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

Essential experience of the Support Engineer:

  • Demonstrable experience in an engineering environment
  • Competent in verbal and written communications
  • The ability to interface with managers and customers at all levels
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages

Qualifications for the Support Engineer:

  • Ideally an ONC or equivalent level, in an engineering / technical subject or as determined by the Project Manager due to previous relevant experience however, time served experience within a relevant environment will be accepted.

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

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: 19/06/2024

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