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Naval Architect

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Devon, Plymouth
Salary
£38000 - £46500 per annum + benefits
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Sector
Construction, Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
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Naval Architect
Plymouth, Devon
£38,000 - £46,500 + Benefits
Full Time / Permanent
Job ID: SF42879

Excellent opportunity on offer for a Naval Architect looking to work as part of our Technical Authority team, where you will work amongst the latest generation of military vessels.

Who we are looking for?
We are looking for an experienced naval architect, or someone that has the transferable marine engineering skill set, that can work alongside our diverse engineering team. We need someone that can be reactive, and also through in their approach to engineering.

What will you be doing?
* Deal with reactive upkeep issues
* Deliver on outputs to maintain design intent
* Understand and drive technically compliant repairs
* Work alongside surveyors to determine material state & repair solutions
* Manage priorities to meet the warship programme needs
* Non-Destructive Examination

The experience you'll bring
* Knowledge of, and experience with structural repair techniques, rules and regulations.
* Experience in technical problem solving
* Experience of survey of hull and structure, and proposing repair plans including maintenance improvements.
* Experience of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) techniques and limitations.
* An excellent verbal communicator, you will be required to articulate complicated arguments to a wide range of stakeholders.
* To have, or be able to obtain appropriate level of security 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.

Armed Forces Covenant
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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.

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