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Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer

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Fife, Rosyth
£36196 - £45835 per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer
Based from Bristol, Plymouth or Rosyth
£36,196 - £45,835 dependent on experience and location

Would you like to join a growing multi-disciplinary team within the Electrical Engineering Group (EEG)?

We currently have several vacancies for Electrical & Electronic Design Engineers at our sites in Plymouth, Bristol and Rosyth

As an Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer, you will have the support of a large team of likeminded Electrical and Electronic Engineers to give support to, and to learn and give support from, sharing best practice and enabling you to grow within your profession.

About the role

This role will provide you with the opportunity to deliver complex electrical/ electronic solutions within an exciting, interesting team environment. Each week will provide you with new challenges that will test your skills and knowledge.

Your main responsibilities as an Electrical and Electronic Design Engineer will involve:

  • Responsible for Electrical/Electronic aspects of marine system design
  • Integrating practical electrical, electronic combat and automation product solutions within not only the same disciplines but also defining the interfaces with others constructively and mechanically.
  • Producing technical requirements at product and sub-system levels
  • Developing Electrical/Electronic engineering design solutions for a variety of different platforms across the full Engineering Lifecycle. This will include substantiating the integrity and performance of new system designs within their operating environments

What we are looking for in you:

You will have strong commitment, drive and self-motivation with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal allowing you to integrate and converse with a diverse team of engineers. You will have the ability to challenge others effectively, technically lead others by example, and manage both short and long-term engineering objectives.

Your skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified to degree level, or HNC/HND equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Ideally, you will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g. RINA, IET, IMechE, IMarEst etc.) and hold or working towards Chartered or Incorporated status or you will have demonstrable engineering experience and be capable of registration with the Engineering Council at CEng level
  • The ideal candidate will be an Electrical/Electronic Design Engineer with experience in engineering calculation, analysis and integration with an understanding of system electrical design
  • It would be beneficial if you have experience working on UK naval marine shipbuilding projects or defence related design experience but this is not essential. Electrical & Electronics experience in other industries would be considered including facilities, Oil & Gas and Aviation
  • Experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment
  • Proven experience of relevant industry standards
  • Experience of all phases of the engineering lifecycle and configuration control system

Join us and the projects you will be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You will be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

What else do I need to know?

You will work 36 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible agile working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

Babcock Marine Engineering & Systems (MES)

Marine Engineering & Systems (MES) is a business unit within the Marine Division of Babcock International Group. MES Engineering is a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the marine and defence markets worldwide. We have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.

The Division is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme and the Successor Programme, as well as, providing engineering services to the UK Surface Ship and Submarine fleet. Also, with ongoing additional framework agreements, infrastructure projects, export markets and research & development projects. Therefore, we are looking to grow our existing team, building on a well-established foundation of over 700 staff across the UK.

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