Mechanical Design Engineering

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Salary

£31,000*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Plymouth

Closing Date

November 30, 2022

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, you will learn how the Facilities Engineering Design team directly supports the maintenance of these critical assets, developing a deep understanding of design and maintenance processes and equipment.

Mechanical Design Engineering at Babcock

You will be working with a team of Engineers in one of the Mechanical and Nuclear Process Group teams, who act as the Technical Authority for all mechanical systems and nuclear processes on the Devonport site, ensuring that the reference designs are maintained and kept up to date.

You may also be involved in nuclear safety implicated design tasks requiring a high degree of technical substantiation. You will learn about different facilities on site and the design and safety due process applied to ensure that all facilities and equipment are safe, fit for purpose and comply with legislation.

 

What you'll need

  • A BEng (Hons) degree or a BSc (Hons) degree in a relevant Engineering subject
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD and our customer’s security requirements (you may also need to complete a medical assessment)

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 during this development programme. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.

Before You Apply

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Where you'll be based

See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Mechanical Design Engineering programme for 2023. 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 supports the UK Royal Navy in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and sustaining critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

Depending on your programme your home base will be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Nuclear sector locations.

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