Senior Electrical Design Engineer x2
Based from Bristol, Plymouth or Rosyth
£40,841 - £53,385 dependent on experience and location
About the role
Energy & Marine (E&M) is a business unit within the Marine Division of Babcock International Group. E&M Engineering is a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the marine and defence markets worldwide. We have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.
The Division is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme and the Successor Programme. Also, with ongoing additional framework agreements, infrastructure projects, export markets and research & development projects. Therefore, we are looking to grow our existing team, building on a well-established foundation of over 650 staff across the UK. We are recruiting staff in all disciplines, to join us at Bristol, Devonport or Rosyth with flexible working arrangements and UK travel to meet project requirements.
As Senior Electrical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for managing, organising, and ensuring efficient execution of design and support projects for the repair, development and use of Babcock products, throughout their lifecycle, in accordance with Company Procedures and Processes.
You will provide electrical design support by preparing and checking design documentation, reviews, estimates and schedules, also, in support of tender responses requiring design input. Supervising, planning and controlling work to time, cost and quality. As directed by a Supervisor, you will authorise design documentation, manage design teams in the preparation of commercial tenders and represent the Group and/or Department.
You will undertake the interpretation of a design requirement into an achievable design solution. Undertake system requirements capture, concept design and modelling. You will act as Project Design Manager and provide technical recommendations for selecting sub-contractors and/or suppliers, provide liaison/management and resolve project or manufacturing issues.
This will be a fantastic opportunity to join a team of like-minded Engineers and support on our high profile projects. As well as working for the UK's leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.
What do I need to do the role?
Ideally, you will be Degree qualified but HND/HNC level qualification in an engineering discipline with extensive experience in the relevant field will be considered. Ideally, you will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g. RINA, IET, IMechE, IMarEst etc.) and hold Chartered or Incorporated status (or be working towards).
You will have a high level of developed knowledge as the role is directly accountable for design development, and determining solutions to problems and issues within the specialist subject area. You will be required to guide less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development. It would be beneficial if you have experience working on UK naval marine shipbuilding projects or defence related design experience but this is not essential.
What else do I need to know?
You will work 36 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, 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 the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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