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Senior Technical Engineer (Electrical)

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Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
3 Aug 2022

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Senior Project Engineer (Electrical)
Location: Devonport
Business Unit: Marine Support

Overall Department Direction
The role will sit within the Support sector of Babcock International Group. A Senior Technical Engineer (Electrical) is required to manage technical support across multiple projects including Submarine Main Controls, Switch Gear, Hydraulics and TRIPER contracts as well as some involvement with pumps, motors, biofoul, sea water coolers, and Domestic equipment onboard RN vessels. The role will be a full time role and be based in Devonport, Plymouth.

Main Purpose of Role
To provide a technical support function to the Marine System Contracts within the Support stream. The output will be in support of both Surface and Sub-Surface platforms within the Royal Navy, but bias towards submarine systems. The focus will be primarily upon the technical aspects of Submarine Main Controls, Switch Gear and Hydraulics support contracts.

Your responsibilities will include:
* Define and update repair/new-buy Statement of requirements (SoRs).
* Provide Task Approval Form (TAF) support to the Project Managers as necessary to scope packages of work.
* Investigating and resolving technical queries from a variety of sources.
* Resolving obsolescence issues identified by the Obsolescence Manager, applying the most appropriate resolution
* Performing Unit Maintenance Management System (UMMS) Monitoring and suggesting changes to improve the reliability of assets.
* Assisting in maintaining a technical document library. This includes reviewing and updating Books of Reference (BRs) and Illustrated Parts Catalogues (IPCs).
* Codifying non-patternised items to allow their supply to the Royal Navy.
* Conduct visits to OEMs and liaise on board with ships staff as required to support / resolve currency of issues.
* Attend Safety Case Reviews and act as Subject Matter Expert (SME).
* Involvement in raising and supporting CIAPs on PMPT and MCWE workflows

This will require close liaison with Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy and internal project staff on a daily basis, and as such, the Senior Technical Engineer should possess excellent communications skills.

It would be advantageous if the applicant has worked on Submarine Main Controls, Switch Gear and Hydraulic systems previously.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
* Experience of Electrical Engineering systems
* Proven experience of RN operations or support.
* Excellent interpersonal, communication skills.
* Knowledge of customer operations and objectives.
* Knowledge of Company systems and processes.
* Possess good organisational skills and be computer literate, with demonstrable working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
* A good understanding of configuration management.

* Qualified to degree level or studying towards, in an engineering discipline.

In return for your skill and passion, you'll get:
* Flexible working
* Autonomy to perform the role
* The opportunity to make a real impact, partnering on an ambitious culture transformation programme within Babcock's' fastest growing business unit

As well as:
* Holiday entitlement: 25 days, plus bank holidays
* Pension scheme with employee pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
* Our Babcock Rewards Platform allows you to choose from a range of benefits that best meet your needs, including: critical illness insurance, travel insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, bike scheme, shopping offers and discounts
* Employee Share Scheme
* Free, independent employee assistance programme, offering confidential information, support and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
* Professional memberships, personal development training and opportunities
* If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments

Where it all fits in:
Mission Systems forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation. As a trusted provider for global defence & security, we have a wide portfolio of best in class technical solutions that enable our customers to carry out their missions.
Other need to knows:
* You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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Babcock International Group
For more than a century, Babcock 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 four market sectors; Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.

Closing date: 18/07/2022


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