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Plant Operations Maintenance Manager - Technical

Devon, Plymouth
Up to £49943 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job Title: Technical Operations and Maintenance Manager
Location: Plymouth Devon + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: £49,943 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57154

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 Technical Operations and Maintenance Manager at our Devonport Royal Dockyard site.

The role
As a Technical Operations and Maintenance Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll have direct responsibility as line manager for the technical authorship and administration teams.

Day-to-day, you'll have a responsibility to ensure that all documentation required to deliver Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) products are prepared, and supplied in a timely manner, and identifying methodologies to repair and improve the RWM facilities.

  • Ensuring that all documentation required to deliver radioactive waste management operations and maintenance products are prepared and supplied in a timely manner
  • Developing and implementing suitable processes and training to always ensure compliance with related identified operating instructions, and to ensure all persons involved with operations controlled within the Nuclear Operations Maintenance Managers (NOMM) sphere of influence are competent and trained to do so
  • To assist the RWM Authorisation Group by providing professional advice on the facility plant and systems, including writing reports and verification of documents
  • To be the direct line manager of the technical authorship and administrative team ensuring statement of conformance conditions are met and Appointed Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (ASQEP) responsibilities are accepted and governed on behalf of the NOMM
  • To act as an ASQEP on behalf of the NOMM RWM, to include responsibilities including a sponsoring and ownership of RWM operations and maintenance documentation

This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements.

Essential experience of the Technical Operations and Maintenance Manager

  • Understand and interpret a variety of technical documents and drawings
  • Appreciation, understanding and experience of working in a regulated environment
  • Appreciation, understanding and experience of working in industrial areas and the associated hazards
  • Technical operations relating to nuclear and radiological activities - Desirable
  • Maintenance of facilities and equipment to support industrial activities both nuclear and non-nuclear - Desirable
  • Industrial operations on regulated/licenced sites - Desirable

Qualifications for the Technical Operations and Maintenance Manager

  • NVQ Level 5 in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information (NNPPI) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution 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 the majority of 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 has 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.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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: 01/07/2024



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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