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Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Plymouth, Devon
£50,510 to £56,665
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14 Oct 2021
Principal Electrical Design Engineer


Location: Devonport, Plymouth

Salary: £50,510 - £56,665

About the role

Here at Babcock International we are looking to recruit a Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join our Facilities Engineering Electrical Technical Authority based at HMNB Devonport, Plymouth who are responsible for providing technical support and design services for electrical systems on the site to enable operations in support of Royal Naval surface vessels and submarines.

You'll be part of a team that has vast experience in electrical engineering systems with existing expertise in Power Distribution, Building Services and Control & Instrumentation (C&I).

We are looking for a proven Principal Electrical Engineer to primarily provide professional and flexible operational through life technical support to extant facility based electrical systems.

The secondary purpose of the role is to provide support to the Design Consultancy function of the department where the activities are generally focussed on the provision of new, or modification to electrical systems and equipment, as well as injection of new capabilities and undertaking life extensions activities.

What skills will be needed?

You will need a degree in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline coupled with significant electrical engineering experience.

Understand electrical engineering principles for developing and maintaining electrical systems, with demonstrable application on either power distribution systems, building services or C&I Systems.
Proficiency in producing and reviewing electrical engineering drawings and documentation.
Professional registration.What else do I need to know?

The post will be based in an environment regulated by Trade Control legislation and involves working with controlled goods, technology and/or services. You must hold current, active security clearance or be willing to undergo the necessary process to obtain security clearance.
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.

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.

You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. 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.

Application Guidance

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Closing date: 28/10/2021
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  • Job Reference: 397072360-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Babcock
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £50,510 to £56,665
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent