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Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager -Technical

Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager - Technical
Location: Plymouth + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £49,943 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56539

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager at our Devonport site.

The role
As a Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Acting as a senior manager within the Plant Operations and Maintenance teams, you will be deputising for Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Manager (NOMM).

Day to day, you'll have indirect responsibility in supporting the Plant Operations & Maintenance Manager's and the Facilities Operations Manager's reports.

  • Developing and implementing suitable processes and training to ensure compliance with related IOIs at all times and to ensure all persons involved with operations controlled within the NOMM's sphere of influence are competent and trained to do so
  • To assist the SRC Authorisation Group by providing professional advice on the facility plant and systems (including writing reports and verification of documents).
  • Acting as the direct line manager of the Lock Out Tag Out Team for safety isolations, ensuring statement of conformance conditions are met, and ASQEP responsibilities are accepted and governed on behalf of the NOMM
  • To document, in appropriate procedures, activities carried out by the department; and to support other company procedures as necessary to ensure compliance with their statutory and contractual requirements relevant to nuclear related activities.

This role is full time, 36 hours based on site at Devonport Royal Dockyard with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager:

  • Experience in maintaining and operating nuclear plant and facilities
  • Knowledge/experience of the Site Licence Conditions/Authorisation Conditions (LC/AC) 10 and 12
  • Demonstrable experience with the in-depth knowledge required to Lead the site operational control team and activity for the plant maintenance function
  • Previous experience planning and scheduling maintenance activities, documentation control, work order and contractor control and progress and performance

Qualifications for the Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager:

  • NUC0793 Nuclear Plant Foundation Course Module 1
  • NUC0794 Nuclear Fundamental Course Module 2
  • QUAL002 Submarine Quality Assurance Course
  • NVQ Level 6 in an engineering discipline or equivalent

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 28/03/2024



Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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