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Project Engineer


Project Engineer
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Starting Salary: £31,470

About the role
We're looking for two Project Engineers to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We're a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

As a Project Engineer you'll join the Configuration and Due Process Team who are committed to the development and implementation of configuration management for our Engineering Services Business Unit, facilitating configuration and due process activities across Facilities Engineering and administering the tools used.

You'll be the focal point for Change Management activities in support of the Office of Chief Engineer - managing the suitable delivery of configuration control and interfacing with the Technical Authority and the Design Authority to facilitate and support the process and assisting in the resolution of issues.
You'll have specific responsibility for aspects of the Change Management Process, including but not limited to: administrating change requests, forward action plans, management action plans, technical queries, asset health sheets, maintaining the Action Matrix and tracking actions through to closure. You'll support the Senior Configuration Engineers, administering key configuration records and processes including Concessions, Defect Condition Reports and Design Reviews etc.

What do I need to do the role?
You'll be educated to minimum ONC level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline. Document Management experience in a regulated environment, plus an understanding of relational database methodology would be highly advantageous.

We would also like you to have the following
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Vault
  • Proficient in SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications, including Access
  • Diligent with Document Management and Compliance processes
  • A keen eye for detail, excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Demonstrates initiative and a flexible attitude.
Lastly, you have good interpersonal and effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to interface effectually with Engineering Teams and stakeholders at all levels of the business.

What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate may need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.

About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Application Guidance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are ensuring that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice.

Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.

It is unlikely that shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview in the first instance. Interviews will be held by phone, or you may be asked to complete an online interview. You will have advance notice should we wish to arrange an interview with you and more information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.

This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Closing Date: 1 July 2020


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  • Ad ID:  14841756
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  30/06/2020, 13:33
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