Through Life Boat Plan (TLBP) Engineer

Job Description

Engineer (Through Life Boat Plan - Submarines)
SF34117
Business Unit: Submarine Support Engineering
Location: Bristol (Merlin House)
Salary: £36,525 - £40,995

About the Role
The role will place you in the Through Life Boat Planning team, situated within Submarine Support Engineering (SSE), a Centre of Excellence for engineering capability and professional development.

As the primary engineering function in Naval Marine, SSE provides technical outputs and solutions to enable submarine and warship availability and fit for purpose infrastructure; supporting our programmes while understanding and proactively managing platform safety.

You will seek to provide a holistic view and approach to management of maintenance requirements through life. You will be trusted to provide reactive support to the customer for emergent engineering and programme challenges. Through developing your understanding of submarine material state and through life maintenance, you will also capture, collate and communicate engineering risks, issues and opportunities. You will also have the freedom and ability to drive improvements in how we manage one of the most complex assets in operation today.

What do I need to do the role?
*You'll need to be personable, professional, and driven with the ability to engage people at all levels.
*Understanding of Submarine Systems and associated maintenance requirements.
*Excellent communication skills as you will be liaising with the MOD and waterfront teams to discuss maintenance requirements.
*Have a proactive approach to work as you will be working with the MOD to make recommendations and improvements.
*Be a member of an accredited body such as IMechE or IET and working towards Chartered or Incorporated status.
*Be qualifications of HNC level or above in an Engineering discipline such as Mechanical, Electrical, or Systems.


What else do I need to know?
*The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
*We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
*This post may be based in an environment regulated by Trade Control legislation and involve working with controlled goods, technology and/or services. This may require you to meet enhanced security and regular screening checks


About Babcock International and Bristol
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.

Bristol is a vibrant city in south west England with a wide range of attractions, landmarks, events and shopping. It has excellent transport links and is only 1.5 hours from London by train.


Application Guidance
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.
Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.
It is unlikely that shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview in the first instance. Interviews will be held by phone, or you may be asked to complete an online interview. More information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.
All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Closing date: 18th May 2021

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