Plant Engineer

  • Job Reference: SF52075
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2023
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, Manufacturing Operations, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Plant Engineer
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Compensation: £39,408.00
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF52075

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 Plant Engineer at our Devonport site.

The role

As a Plant Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This role is core to the management of the submarine docks, nuclear fuel handling and radioactive waste facilities that are being developed to enable both the refit of active submarines and the defuel of the UK's retired submarine fleet. The unique post offers experience into engineering, nuclear safety governance and facility management and great opportunities for career advancement.

Day to day, you'll be key in supporting the nuclear and radiological safety of operations around the facilities and interfaces with the production, design and technical teams to support implementation of engineering, process controls and safety cases.

  • Key in the management of control of work, site operations, plant maintenance and routine facility demands.
  • You will have the opportunity to support projects, designing and installing new engineering and infrastructure, essential in supporting future nuclear facilities capabilities.
  • Interfacing with operational teams and undertake health and safety walk downs, as well as dealing with defects with the facility or supporting equipment.
  • Responsible for implementing the nuclear safety case requirements to operate the nuclear dock and radioactive waste facilities over the next 20 years.
  • Crucial in enabling the successful and safe delivery of work packages on site, ensuring that all necessary controls are in place upon release of nuclear safety significant evolutions, such as docking a submarine.

Essential experience of the Plant Engineer:

  • Experience within a STEM related field

We support flexibility giving people more options to better integrate work and personal life whilst ensuring the business needs are met and will consider hybrid working.'

Qualifications for the Plant Engineer:

  • Relevant STEM degree or Equivalent Experience

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC and NNPPI security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 13/09/2023