WTA Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer

Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Environmental Engineering, Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Job Title: WTA Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer
Location: Plymouth, UK - Hybrid - Working from home options available
Compensation: £46,589.00 + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 49459

Build a better world

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 WTA Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer at our Devonport 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.

Babcock International and Devonport

The WTA Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.

Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's 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 Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

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.

The role

The difference our new WTA Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer will make
As a WTA Senior Safety & Environmental Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be working alongside other highly qualified and knowledgeable Engineers to deliver the design and technical capability to provide through-life support of RN Warships, whilst delivering essential technical support to the Support Business growth programme.

Day to day, you'll apply safety and environmental technical knowledge and expertise in support of Type 23 frigates, amphibious assault ships, landing craft and single role mine hunters.

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 provides hybrid working arrangements with 3 days in the office/onsite and 2 days working from home. You may require to be on site as programme demands.

Essential experience

* Professionally registered Engineer.
* Safety & environmental qualifications and experience.
* Qualification(s) in relevant discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
* Knowledge and experience on implementation of Safety and Environmental codes and practices in a marine environment.
* Knowledge and experience of marine systems.
* Experience in technical problem solving and restoration of design intent.
* Experience of diagnosing faults on systems, equipment, and components, and proposing justified repair plans including maintenance improvements.
* Awareness of maintenance theory and best practices for complex assets.
* The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
* Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
* Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
* Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
* Employee share scheme - save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
* Employee shopping savings portal
* Employment development allowance - £125 per year
* Payment of Professional Fees
* Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
* 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

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

Closing date: 08/03/2023


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