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Safety Engineer

Undisclosed Company
£36525 - £40995 per annum
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Safety Engineer


Location: Keynsham, Bristol

Salary: £36,525 - £40,995 plus Pension & Benefits

About the Role

Babcock's Engineering Services integrated Joint Team of Design, Combat and Safety Engineers support the Royal Navy, In-Service Submarines (ISM) community to maintain submarine safety, availability and operability.

As a Safety Engineer you'll join our Safety Services Group (SSG) where you'll support the Head of Department in the management of SSG programme output delivery, including task / project identification, definition, delivery, cost control, resource management and stakeholder liaison.

You'll provide professional safety management advice and expertise to support the ISM community; attend Hazard Identification (HAZID) / Hazard Operability (HAZOP) meetings; assess and provide technical advice on submarine material state, safety and environmental issues; produce safety, environmental and technical documents in support of the submarine safety case and review contracted outputs to ensure the requisite quality markers are achieved.

This position provides an exciting opportunity to work within a multi-disciplined team with great potential to further develop professional skills including Project Management, Safety / Environmental / Engineering Management.

What do I need to do the role?

You'll hold HNC level or above in a relevant engineering discipline and have significant relevant experience. You'll also be qualified to Incorporated Engineer level with an appropriate institution, or be working towards this.

We would also like you to have some or all the following:

  • Safety and/or Process engineering background preferred - however general Mechanical / Electrical engineering will be considered
  • Experience with submarine systems with an appropriate background in submarine design, support or operations
  • Experience in authoring technical reports, with good written presentational, analytical and IT skills
  • Experience in the application of Safety and Risk management techniques
  • Lastly, you'll need to be personable, professional and driven with the ability to engage people at all levels.

What else do I need to know?

This position is based in Keynsham, which is situated between Bristol (5 miles) and Bath (7 miles).

The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. You must be a sole UK national and hold or be capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

The post will be based in an environment regulated by Trade Control legislation and involve working with controlled goods, technology and/or services. This may require you to meet enhanced security and regular screening checks.

What impact does COVID-19 have on the recruitment process?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we may face.

Babcock will be 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.

If you applied to a role which is not categorised as 'essential' or which cannot be performed by remote working, the recruitment process is likely to be affected. This may mean that your application may be delayed.

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, WhatsApp video, FaceTime (where available) 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.

About Babcock International

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.

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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.

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