Surface Preservation Specialist - Submarines


Job summary

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

About the job

Job Title: Surface Preservation Specialist - Submarines
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £42,245 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55847

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 Surface Preservation Specialist at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Surface Preservation Specialist, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This role has the opportunity to work on highly complex and interesting projects, you will gain wide exposure to Submarine business, liaising with various teams across multiple projects.

Day to day, you'll be using your experience of submarine maintenance, or build projects to assist in the development of project management output, e.g. project plans, metrics, task procedures.

  • Supporting the development of the project schedule through close cooperation with the project team.
  • Technical assessment for coating tasks (blasting / painting / surface preparation) included in the projects scope.
  • Identification of key risks, issues, materials, and equipment required for mechanical based tasks.
  • Utilising experience from previous projects and submarine enterprise to improve project planning and delivery.
  • Undertaking visits to submarine platforms to assess mechanical based tasks.

This role is full time, 36 hours based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Surface Preservation Specialist

  • Experience in surface preservation and repair within a marine environment.
  • An excellent understanding of health and safety.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to engage with key stakeholders.
  • Experience working with or for a marine support service contractors such as cleaning, surface preparation or scaffolding etc.
  • Experience of planning and working within confined or enclosed spaces would be beneficial.
  • Experience in the planning of engineering projects - Desirable.

Qualifications for the Surface Preservation Specialist

  • HNC in Engineering (or equivalent) - Desirable.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • 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 most 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: 12/03/2024


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