The maintenance of the Royal Navy’s operational ships and submarines is fundamental to its ability to assure the continuous defence of our nation and its interests. On this programme you will learn how the Facilities Engineering design team directly support the maintenance of these critical assets. You will develop your understanding of the design process through involvement in the design of facilities and equipment used in the maintenance of the Navy’s assets.
WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US
See the list below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Design Engineering programme for Autumn 2020. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.
MARINE – PLYMOUTH
Babcock is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services across defence, emergency services and civil nuclear markets in the UK and more widely across the globe.
Our business in Plymouth is a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.
To make the most of the opportunities Babcock has to offer, you’ll need to have great technical skills, along with the drive and aspiration to develop your career. Our graduates will have the opportunity to use and apply their knowledge and skills, gained from either engineering or business degrees, to help us deliver our world-class programmes, develop new technologies and offer innovative solutions for our customers.
Your development programme will have a strong focus on undertaking a number of different placements which will be agreed in line with evolving business requirements and provide you with a high level of on-the-job training. You will also be given the fantastic opportunity to network and share your experiences through our modular two-year graduate development programme. Through these experiences you will understand the pivotal role you will play in our future success, how we function as an organisation, the importance of our customers and the wider business environment in which we operate.
Depending on your programme your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Marine sector locations. As many of our programmes are available at more than one location you will have the opportunity, at the end of the online application form, to select a second and/or third choice location that you would want your application to be considered for.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
You will be working alongside experienced design engineers, using state-of-the-art CAD tools, to produce drawings and specifications for new or modified platform maintenance facilities and equipment. You will produce engineering calculations to substantiate your designs and technical documents to communicate their details to the supply chain and manufacturing teams. You will have the opportunity to use the Facilities Engineering VR suite and smart screens to support the visualisation, communication and presentation of your designs. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that will include Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering specialists. Your work will support the safe, continued operation of our facilities and hence the Royal Navy’s ships and submarines.
WHAT YOU’LL GET OUT OF IT
When you’re playing such an important role, you need great support to develop. And that’s what you’re going to get. You’ll be assigned a mentor who’ll help you achieve professional status. And you’ll be starting on a competitive salary of £29k - £31k.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
You’ll need a 2:2 BEng (Hons) degree or a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in a relevant Engineering subject. You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).
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