Support Engineer - Surface Ships


Job summary

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

About the job

Support Engineer - Surface Ships
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £34,160 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent

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 HMNB Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Support Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. An exciting opportunity to join an established and successful delivery team, executing fast paced, complex engineering projects in support of the Royal Navy's Surface Ship fleet; Creating a safe and secure world, together.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Assist the Senior Support Engineer (SSE) with the management of all production paperwork for the refit.
  • Assist the SSE with the production and control of Manageable Tasks and to ensure all supporting information is in place prior to release with use of the 12, 7 and 5 Week Look Ahead reports.
  • Support the SSE and Shop Controller with timely delivery of items to production by raising appropriate SRI's within realistic timescales.
  • Monitor and control all hoses ensuring within test date and available for production as not to cause delays to programme.
  • Assist with undertaking and entering surveys to support the SSE and project

In this full time role, you'll work onsite at our Devonport Dockyard site for 36 hours per week.

Essential experience of the Support Engineer

  • Competent in verbal & written communications
  • The ability to interface with managers & customers.
  • Demonstrate experience in an Engineering or Technical Environment
  • Computer literate and experienced in operating company.

Qualifications for the Support Engineer:

  • ONC, BTEC Level 3 or an equivalent qualification in an Engineering / Technical Subject, or as determined by the Employing manager due to previous relevant 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: 08/11/2023

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