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Principal Engineer - Civil & Structural

Undisclosed Company
Devon, Plymouth
£56837 - £62567 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Principal Civil Structural Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £56,837 - £62,567 dependent upon experience + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55045

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 Principal Civil Structural Engineer at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Principal Civil Structural Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be working within a project team on defuel activities, leading on life extension of the facilities, through life maintenance and reference design.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for managing a team of engineers, overseeing all technical aspects of through life management of the infrastructure across Devonport Royal Dockyard to ensure the wide range of facilities.

Responsibilities as Principal Civil Structural Engineer will also include:

  • Undertaking civil and structural design and analysis tasks.
  • Undertaking inspections of a variety of civil assets across the entire Devonport site.
  • Identification of defects and specification repair materials and techniques.
  • Liaising with plant manages, facility operators to facility inspections and other engineering disciplines.
  • Providing technical advice at all levels.
  • Preparing technical scopes and specifications and provide an intelligent customer role.

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

Essential experience of the Principal Civil Structural Engineer:

  • A sound understanding civil structures, preferably including knowledge of nuclear safety related structures.
  • You need to possess good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with others, including internal stakeholders and customers.
  • Self-motivated and ability to deliver to a scheduled deadline.
  • General knowledge of structural behaviour and design intent/function of assets.

Qualifications for the Principal Civil Structural Engineer:

  • Chartered Engineer with a relevant institution (ICE or IStructE).
  • You'll be either educated to degree level in civil, structural or related engineering discipline, or hold a level 4/5 STEM qualification (HNC/HND) with substantial relevant experience.

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: 09/04/2024


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