Electrical Design Engineer
Plymouth, Devon, GB
1d ago

Electrical Design Engineer (Power Distribution)


Location : Devonport, Plymouth

Starting Salary : £36,525 - £40,995

About the Role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an Electrical Design Engineer to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.

We’re a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport with a variety of supporting services.

As an Electrical Design Engineer you’ll be joining a team that has vast experience in Power Distribution. The team designs, installs and maintains complex power systems and equipment across site, supporting facilities, surface vessels and submarines.

A proven Electrical Engineer you’ll be primarily responsible for providing professional and flexible technical solutions to ongoing operations and maintenance.

  • The secondary purpose of your role is to provide support to the Design Consultancy function of the department whose activities are focussed on the provision of new, or modification to;
  • designs, equipment and facilities, as well as injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities.

    What do I need to do the role?

    You’ll hold a minimum of HNC or equivalent in an Electrical / Electronic Engineering discipline.

    You’ll also need to have the following :

  • Comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering principles for developing and maintaining electrical power systems
  • Ability to understand and produce electrical engineering drawings
  • Lastly, you’ll need good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written, including report writing) and the ability to interface effectively with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation.

    What else do I need to know?

  • If the required knowledge, skills, experience and competences are not sufficient then a Trainee Design Engineer post may be considered for the right candidate.
  • The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible / capable of achieving Security Check’ (SC) clearance.
  • Babcock offers supportive environment including : enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams.
  • Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
  • 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.

    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.

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