Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Devonport, Plymouth
Salary Range: £36,525 to £40,995
About the Role
We're looking to recruit an Electrical Design Engineer 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 Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport with a variety of supporting services. As an Electrical Design Engineer you'll be joining an experienced team within the Facilities Engineering Department who design Electrical Systems for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities in support of surface vessels and submarines.
As a proven Electrical Engineer you'll provide professional and flexible technical through-life support to maintaining the design intent of extant electrical systems and equipment. The secondary purpose of your role is to provide support to the Design Consultancy function of the department whose activities are focussed on the provision of new, or modification to electrical systems and assets, as well as undertaking life extensions activities.
What do I need to do the role?
You'll hold a minimum of HNC or equivalent in an Electrical / Electronic Engineering discipline.
You'll also need to have the following:
*Comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering principles;
*Proficient understanding of the IET Wiring Regulations BS7671;
*Ability to understand and produce electrical engineering drawings;
*Technical experience of electrical systems;
*Design engineering experience.
You'll also need excellent time-management and organisational skills; good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written, including report writing) and the ability to interface effectively with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.
What else do I need to know?
*If the required knowledge, skills, experience and competences are not sufficient then a Trainee Design Engineer post may be considered for the right candidate
*The successful candidate will 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 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.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
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.
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 face.
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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.
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. More information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.
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Closing date: 26.03.21