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Planning Engineer

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Cornwall, Torpoint
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Job Title: Planning Engineer
Location: Plymouth
Compensation: £32,660.00 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF43664

Make a real impact, immediately. 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're looking for someone proactive, versatile, and engaging to work within our team as a Planning Engineer at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. This is a post for someone who wishes to develop into a Project Planning Professional with responsibility for the delivery of a high-quality Project and Programme Planning services across Nuclear Facilities. As part of a team you will join us in improving the Planning and Project Controls around Nuclear Facilities Projects.

What you will be doing?

You will be key in developing, implementing and maintaining the Project structures (WBS/OBS/RBS/CBS). You will help ensure alignment between the integrated scheduling toolset and the company's financial and material demand toolset. Using your experience in an engineering or Project supporting environment, you will gain an understanding in the process for developing, baselining and monitoring of an integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project. You will gain proficiency in the process of identifying and scheduling the resources (people/facilities/materials etc.) required to implement the programme. You will train to become competent in gathering independent evidence that the information from projects and/or programmes is valid and are likely to achieve their aims. You will also learn the systemic identification and analysis of stakeholders, and the planning and conduct of interactions to engage and communicate with them. Lastly, we will make you competent in organisational and project specific processes, standards and guidelines for the governance of projects, including the process of initiation, review, handover and close out.

The experience you'll bring

* Experience in a Project supporting role, preferably in an Engineering Environment
* ONC/A-levels/Equivalent qualification
* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications; Outlook, Word, Excel and Visio

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: 09/06/2022


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