Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Hartlepool, UK - Onsite
Compensation: £38,000 - £48,000 + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 45660

Amplify your impact


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 Mechanical Engineer at our Hartlepool site.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Cavendish Nuclear
The Mechanical Engineer role is within our Cavendish Nuclear business.

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

The role

The difference our new Mechanical Engineer will make
As a Mechanical Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This role will help to support the end client to increase their engineering capabilities through Cavendish on site, providing additional support into the client for future projects. The future work will be part of the end-of-life work, defueling and decommissioning projects.

Day to day, you'll join an engineering team, producing site documents, including risk assessments, quality plans, method statements with a mechanical bias. They'll carry out supervision of projects, liaising with the client from concept through to delivery, producing handover documents.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based Onsite in Hartlepool.


Essential experience

* Looking for Degree, HNC/HND, IOSH qualified candidates.
* Nuclear experience preferred but would look at Chemical industries, Oil and Gas


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme 4%-7.5% , with life assurance
* Loyalty Recognition
* Profession membership subscriptions - Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.
* Working from home and flexible work patterns
* Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
* Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
* Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. 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: 17/08/2022

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