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Senior Project Engineer (Infrastructure/Construction/Facilities)

Plymouth, South West
Closing date
Feb 22, 2023

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Senior Project Engineer
Full time / Permanent

Hybrid working is available

HMNB Devonport is one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe and were a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy.

We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

You will become part of the MOD New Works Major Projects Delivery Team, supporting Devonports Sitewide Infrastructure.

The team are currently delivering a multi-million pound portfolio of projects which includes upgrades and improvements to our; civil/structural, mechanical and electrical systems throughout the site.

Although this role is working with the Engineering sector we welcome applications from all project management/engineering backgrounds and industries.

Who we are looking for?

Were looking for a colleague to join us at HMNB Devonport in the Role of Senior Project Engineer.

What will you be doing?

Management and delivery of distinct tasks & activities, by coordinating sub-contractors and other trade groups
Assisting with the co-ordination of your project team which will include regular liaison with a broad range of stakeholders such as design engineers, commercial officers, quality assurance, operations and maintenance
Supporting the planning and scheduling of project activities
Developing control of work information
Producing regular and accurate project reports & metrics
Managing technical documents including Method Statements and Risk Assessments, Scopes of Work and Lifetime Quality Records

The experience youll bring

Well organised, proactive and motivated team member who has strong interpersonal and effective communication skills.
Experience of utilising Microsoft Office applications and in handling technical documentation for engineering projects are essential for this post.
An understanding of Project Management Tools and the Project Lifecycle;

You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving Security Check (SC) clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?

Enhanced employment terms and conditions
Money purchase pension scheme
Life assurance
Share ownership scheme
Occupational health services
Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts

About Babcock International and Devonport

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.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - Its why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navys new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 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.

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