Senior Structural Designer

Devon, Bideford
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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Senior Structural Designer
SF 39225

Location: Flexible (Devonport, Bideford or Rosyth)
Business Unit: Energy & Marine

About the Role
Here at Babcock International Group in Rosyth, we are currently looking for a Senior Structural Designer to join us. We aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our Engineering, Specialised Manufacturing, Gas Handling Systems and Naval Marine business streams.

The role is within our complex shipbuilding programme, developing designs through concept and early stage design as well as supporting the bidding process.

As a Senior Structural Designer you will develop and check a range of technical outputs, within discipline (including General Arrangements, Layouts, Profiles, Deck Plans, Midship Sections, etc.,), in accordance with company and regulatory standards. You will advise and assist in selecting the correct methods and tools for tasks, provide technical assistance to designers and trainee designers within the team and contribute to the preparation/production of design outputs across the appropriate phases of the design lifecycle in line with recognised standards and to the required time, cost and quality requirements.

In addition you will belong to the wider engineering capability group and will have the opportunity to support other projects in different roles within your discipline with a focus on longer term career development.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Check team design outputs, and ensure inter discipline coordination in accordance with company and regulatory standards.
Advise and assist in selecting the correct methods and tools for tasks and provide technical assistance to allocated team of Designers.
Contribute to the preparation/production of drawings across the appropriate phases of the design lifecycle in line with recognised ISO standards and to the required; time, cost and quality requirements.
Provide point of contact with professional engineering colleagues and various stakeholders for discipline related issues during design lifecycle, contribute to design reviews and ensure coordination and functionality of design
Where required, assist in the resolution of Production & Technical Queries & development of discipline solutions for the team in relation to manufacturing & installation issues.
Contribute to learning from experience (LfE) requirement, during and post project.
Develop innovative design solutions, and fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for multi discipline low risk projects

What do I need to do the role?

To undertake this role, you need to:

Have demonstrable experience in a maritime design environment.
Possess good CAD skills, written and verbal communication skills and a good understanding of technical risk management.
Have a sound understanding of marine structural design arrangements and processes.
Develop close working relationships within the wider technical community including other design, safety and engineering teams.

As well as being part of a business that continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, we'll also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you'd expect from a global company.

What else do I need to know?

You should hold or have the ability to obtain SC Clearance.

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.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance
All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. 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 strive 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.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

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 click here.

Closing date: 18/10/2021


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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