Maintenance & Substantiation Engineer Mechanical

Undisclosed Company
Plymouth, Devon
£37908 - £42544 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Job Title: Maintenance & Substantiation Mechanical Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: £37,908 - £42,544 + pension (matched up to 8%) + 25 days holiday
Role Type: Full Time / Permanent

Job ID: SF43116

We have a new opportunity for a Maintenance & Substantiation Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Devonport. You will support a team that provide maintenance documentation for all combinations of nuclear, mechanical and electrical facilities on both the nuclear licenced site and to the rest of the naval base including floating assets, satellite, and commercial sites.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for you to be driven and experienced in the drafting of mechanical documents for an expansive range of plant, equipment and process systems. We are looking for you to be keen in furthering your knowledge and experience in nuclear site maintenance documents - PMSs, EIMTs and Job Plans - and how these are developed from Safety Cases, Substantiation Reports, Drawings/Designs and Manufacturer's advice.

What will you be doing?

* The provision of mechanical maintenance documentation deliverables within your area of responsibility (nuclear, and mechanical aspects of engineering for plant/assets/facilities) to Plant, Design & Safety and Maintenance Managers
* Preparing and verifying the maintenance requirements, specifications and other documentation in support of the maintenance of nuclear plant facility and equipment (in compliance with the Site Licence Authorisation (Nuclear) and the Non-Nuclear plant, facilities and equipment
* Leading or working within a team of Engineers, planning and organising specific tasks and facilitating progress
* Providing advice on the implementation and upkeep of maintenance documentation and compliance with relevant codes, standards and regulations, including provision of responses to technical queries
* Assisting in the development of maintenance strategies and ensuring that conventional Health & Safety Executive statutory regulations/ requirements are embodied into maintenance documents (e.g. HASAWA, COSHH, PSSR, LOLER, DSEAR Regulations, etc.)
* Supporting the development and operation of the maintenance regimes of the Nuclear and Non-Nuclear related facilities to ensure that they comply with the design intent

The experience you'll bring
* HNC in a Mechanical engineering discipline and knowledge in maintenance activities of mechanical plant and equipment. Alternatively, applicants with a mechanically biased ONC and heavier experience of maintenance applied in fields of marine, nuclear, process, utility engineering etc. will be considered.

* Electrical engineering experience would be beneficial but not essential.
* Be an incorporated Engineer or Eng. Tech or working towards such qualification but professional qualification is desirable.

You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

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.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

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.

Closing date: 11/05/2022

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