Trainee Planning Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Job Title: Trainee Planning Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
The first 3 months you will need to work onsite quite often but after this point, we offer agile working requiring 2 days a week in the office
Compensation: £27,688.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF43258

The Nuclear Facility Infrastructure department delivers complex upgrades and modifications to facility assets and infrastructure in support of the Submarine maintenance programme at Devonport Royal Dockyard. The department has a significant forthcoming workload with essential construction and upgrade projects to support the Submarine programme. The projects are diverse and encompass mechanical, electrical and civil elements across the full EPCM lifecycle.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are motivated, committed and keen to lean. A self-starter who is able to manage their time, show initiative and has a genuine interest in project planning and management. This is an exciting opportunity to start out a career within project planning and controls. The trainee programme will give you the skills and knowledge to be an effective planning engineer within the Nuclear Facilities Project Management Office and will provide a strong understanding and working knowledge of Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Controls.

What will you be doing?
* Assist with the creation and maintenance of schedules for the assigned facility
* Contribute to the monthly maintenance & project lifecycle reporting and attend associated reviews
* Assist in the development of Strategic programmes within the Nuclear facilities Through Life Management Plan
* Assist in the development of the Project Planning function within the Nuclear Facilities Project Management Office
* To attend and pass all examinations associated within the 12 month training programme

The experience you'll bring
* Experience within the Engineering Industry
* Microsoft Office Suite
* GCSEs in Maths & English Grade C, 4/5 or equivalent
* BTEC/ONC/Level 3, equivalent qualification or relevant discipline

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

Closing date: 12/05/2022

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