Electrical/Electronic Design Engineering

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Salary

£32,500*

*Minimum £32,500. Salary is dependent on location, role and qualifications.

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

May 17, 2024

About the programme

The maintenance of the Royal Navy’s ships and submarines is fundamental to its ability to defend our nation and its interests. On this programme, based within the Facilities Engineering design team, you will learn how Devonport’s facilities and systems directly support the maintenance of these critical assets, along with all the vital electrical infrastructure that supports the ongoing operation of the dockyard and naval accommodation base. You will also develop a deep understanding of electrical principles for designing, commissioning, and maintaining electrical systems.

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Electrical/Electronic Design Engineering at Babcock

As part of the Facilities Engineering Technical Authority for Electrical Systems at Devonport Royal Dockyard, you’ll be part of a team that has vast experience in Electrical Control and Instrumentation Systems, HV/LV Electrical Power Distribution Networks and Electrical Building Services.

In this role, you will provide technical support to the ongoing operation and maintenance of existing electrical infrastructure and also, undertake the design of new systems or modifications to existing systems.

This opportunity provides: technical development, design engineering development and use of state-of-the-art CAD tools and electrical design software packages such as ETAP, Amtech, Dialux/Relux and others.

 

What you'll need

  • An electrical & electronic engineering degree is desirable but not essential.
  • We also accept a wide range of degrees in the following disciplines: Power Systems, Control & Instrumentation, Systems Engineering, Signal processing, Computer Systems, IT and Communications Systems. Our preference is that your degree is also accredited by the relevant institution.
  • Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.

What you'll get

We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.

In addition:

  • Minimum 25 days holiday entitlements + bank holidays + agile working* subject to conversation with your manager
  • Generous pension and employee share schemes
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.

Your career development

It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Plus, when you join us, you’ll be automatically enrolled onto our Graduate Development Programme. Through a series of digital and face to face sessions, presented by wellbeing and performance experts and our external partner Gen Healthy Minds, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.

Where you'll be based

Places on our Electrical/Electronic Design Engineering programme for Autumn 2024 are available in our Nuclear sector in Plymouth. We ask our graduates to be flexible as there is the potential to undertake placements in other locations during their programme.

Our business in Plymouth works in partnership with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Royal Navy at HM Naval Base Devonport. We provide through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment as part of our continuing commitment to support our nation’s naval capability.

Depending on your programme, your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other sites.

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