Over Side Services Controller (OSSC)

Undisclosed Company
Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
4 Nov 2020

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Over Side Services Controller x 2

About the Role
Here at Babcock International we're looking for 2 Over Side Services Controllers 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.

Using your working knowledge of Mechanical/Electrical Systems and experience of working on board submarines you'll lead the Over Side Services Control Process for the Ship Control Office (SCO) whilst the Submarine is docked at the facility. Your responsibilities will included, but won't be limited to, maintaining manual and electronic services logs; conduct regular audits and report on installed over side services; assist the SCO Engineers in the control of hot work and painting activities on the submarine, as well as in the control and monitoring of compressed/bottle gas. You'll also assume the responsibilities of the SCO Engineers (within predetermined limits) as and when required, in their absence.

What do I need to be able to do the role?
You'll be qualified to a minimum BTEC Level 3 in an Engineering/Technical discipline or NVQ Level 2 with relevant experience. Submarine experience is also essential for this post.

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

  • Knowledge and experience of submarine systems (mechanical/electrical)
  • Nuclear refitting environment / installation of services experience
  • Proficient in computer databases and spreadsheets.

What else do I need to know?

  • Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining security clearance (SC) or developed vetting (DV) level of security clearances).
  • Successful candidates may be required to complete a medical assessment.
  • Passport/qualifications/ licences must be shown at interview stage

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.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Application Guidance
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Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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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