Mechanical Engineer (Pressure Systems)

Employer
Babcock
Location
Devon, Plymouth
Salary
£35625 - £40995 per annum + plus package
Closing date
11 Dec 2020
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Job Title: Mechanical Engineer (Pressure Systems)

SF31773

Location: Devonport, Plymouth

£36,525 - £40,995

About the role:

Here at Babcock International we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join a growing team at our Devonport site. Within the Facilities Engineering Technical Authority you will provide engineering support and advice, and deliver design solutions in support of naval nuclear refit and maintenance activities across the Devonport Nuclear Licensed Site and Ministry of Defence Authorised Site. You will be a core member of the engineering team, delivering design solutions and technical authority responsibilities to the business.

Your primary focus will be maintaining and controlling modifications to, and deviations from, the design intent of nuclear implicated process/pressure systems and acting as the custodian of reference design documentation. You will be responsible for undertaking some design activities from requirements capture, design development, implementation and close out, to through-life support, decommissioning and disposal. You will be focussed on ensuring compliance with Licence Conditions, statutory legislation and design codes/standards, producing design guidance, substantiation and analyses, and delivering against agreed budgets/timescales.

And as you're supporting our business, we'll be supporting you. So as well as offering competitive benefits, you will be given the appropriate training to fulfil your role and will have the opportunity to expand your skillset within the engineering industry. Continuing professional development is also encouraged and fully supported.

What do I need to do the role?

You will need a proven background as a Mechanical Engineer with knowledge of pressure systems (pipework, tanks, pumps, overpressure protection etc.), computer aided design and engineering, and demonstrable experience of having applied the whole design lifecycle.

Experience in stress analysis of pressure equipment is desirable.

A minimum of a Higher National Certificate in a relevant engineering discipline is essential. You will also have or be able to obtain SC security clearance.

What else do I need to know about the role?

  • You will be required to work in radiologically controlled areas (training will be provided)
  • You will work a 36 hour week Monday to Friday with flexible start and finish times and an early finish on Fridays
  • You will work in a modern office environment which incorporates the latest technology and provides the benefits of an on-site canteen and fitness suite
  • Devonport train station is a 10-15 minute walk away

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.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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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Company

Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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  • Head Office
  • 33 Wigmore Street
  • London
  • W1U 1QX
  • United Kingdom
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