Electrical Designer
Plymouth, Devon, GB
1d ago

About the role

Babcock International are looking to recruit Electrical Designers to join our Energy & Marine Division. Our core skills include Naval Architecture, Systems Engineering, multi-discipline design support and project management for new build and in-service commercial and defence vessels.

Our state-of-the-art facilities offer world-class efficiency, scale and quality and our customers include : governments, international shipyards and ship owners and energy majors.

Reporting to the Principal Designer, you will work within a team of Electrical Designers who support numerous and varied projects.

  • With a diverse product portfolio, we offer an exciting opportunity to join an ever-growing business with longevity. Projects include;
  • design packages to support various submarine refits for the Royal Navy as well as International Commercial and Naval contracts.

    Main Purpose of Role

    As an Electrical Designer, you will be responsible for the generation of design guidance information with sufficient detail to enable the safe and effective integration of system and equipment changes to complex warships and submarines.

    You will also be required to develop innovative design solutions across the complete design lifecycle and to produce a range of technical outputs and deliverables to the required standards.

    What do I need to do the role?

    You will need to hold an ONC (or BTEC / NVQ Level 3) in a relevant engineering subject or to hold a suitable qualification with demonstrable knowledge of platform electrical systems, design processes and experience in a design environment.

    We would also like you to have :

  • Have undertaken an engineering apprenticeship in a relevant discipline or possess transferable skills from demonstrable experience in a marine / engineering environment.
  • Have experience in working within a technical team.
  • Possess a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to discipline.
  • Have appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communication skills and an understanding of risk management.
  • Develop close working relationships within the wider technical community including other design, safety and engineering teams as well as Project, System and Platform Technical Authorities.
  • This will be a fantastic opportunity to join a team of like-minded Designers and support on our high profile projects. As well as working for the UK’s leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.

    What else do I need to know?

    You will work 36 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

    Due to the projects you will be supporting, we can only consider British nationals for this vacancy.

    About Babcock International

    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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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