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10 Dock Senior Structural Engineer

Morson Talent
Plymouth, South West
£50 - 70 per hour
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
For more than a century, Babcock 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.

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Job Details Senior Engineer- Structural WRB (Subways)

The Major Infrastructure Projects directorate provides major new or upgraded dock, berth and building infrastructure projects to provide facilities for the ship and submarine sustainment programmes. As a Senior Structural Engineer youll work with multi-discipline infrastructure system designs to provide an overall sustainment capability.

Using your experience in facility upgrade or construction projects you will manage and review the design packages by subconsultants and work with users and other stakeholders to ensure that the integrated facility provides the sustainment capability. You will use your structural engineering expertise to ensure the end product meets the technical and operational requirements of the facility.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career and assist in the delivery of Defence design and safety engineering projects, with opportunities for further development and progression within the Company.

Main Purpose of Role Supporting the delivery of the structural engineering aspects of the Water Retaining Boundary (Dock) Subways. Ensure systems are designed against a clear statement of compliance with defined requirements, including demonstration that the design meets relevant HSE requirements. Supports delivery of structural engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost.

• Support the management of the structural engineering elements of the Water Retaining Boundary (Dock) Subways, ensuring designer technical performance and making appropriate technical responses. Provide Subject Matter Expert advice for structural engineering
• Provide Technical design guidance and review of structural design packages
• Provide Technical design guidance and review integration of structural designs with other design packages
• Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget
• Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and effectively contributing to the project's technical planning process.
• Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock's Business Management System and Technical Manual
• Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied
• Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences The candidate should have experience of:
• Civil/Structural Engineering (marine environment experience preferable)
• Seismic Design (preferable)
• Management of sub-contractors/consultants.
This role reports to the 10 Dock WRB principal Engineer.

A minimum of a Batchelor's Degree in Structural/Civil Engineering

Preferred Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council.

A range of Babcock specific courses will be required to be undertaken, such as the following
• Site Induction
• Fire Safety
• Diversity
• Anti-bribery
• Data Protection

All internal Babcock courses will be provided for external candidates.

Salary & Benefits At Babcock 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 at Babcock.

Babcock is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and offers a range of family friendly policies which support work / life balance.
Location This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon in the south west of England. The role will comprise of a mix of working from home, the Devonport site office and suppliers offices.

Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage. There is something for everyone here from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants
Security & Medical Requirements Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining security clearance (SC) or developed vetting (DV) level of security clearances)
Successful candidates may be required to complete a medical assessment.
Security & Medical Requirements (if there are nationality restrictions use this wording)

Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining security clearance (SC) or developed vetting (DV) level of security clearances) Occasionally roles may have nationality constraints due to the sensitivity of the work.

The role will be 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.

Successful candidates may be required to complete a medical assessment.

Company Information This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.
We continue to demonstrate our support for diversity in engineering by growing our relationships with universities and schools to encourage young people to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) internationally and we are proud to be official partners of the UK Government's 2018 Year of Engineering campaign.

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