Business Unit: Engineering and Technology Services
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG (working from home will be an option)
About the role
Babcock International is seeking to appoint a Planning Engineer within the Facilities Engineering Programme Management Office (PMO). The PMO comprises a team of 30 Planning, Project Engineering and Business Support professionals, providing a planning and project controls service to the Facilities Engineering design team. As a Planning Engineer, you will develop detail within existing post-initiation projects, collate accurate progress reporting and analysis, variances investigation and reporting, manage project baselines, change management and ad hoc project reporting. Your role will be permanent, providing an interface between the internal customer and design/safety engineering teams.
The department offers a friendly, flexible working environment, with opportunities to progress your career and assist in the delivery of Defence design and safety engineering projects.
What do I need to do the role?
- Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
- You will have a good knowledge of project controls and management principles.
- In addition to this, you will have a good working knowledge of windows based applications and demonstrable knowledge of primavera P6.
- It would be advantageous for you to have experience of facilities management in a regulated environment.
- BTEC in an engineering discipline or relevant experience
What else do I need to know?
The applicant must be capable of holding SC clearance.
There will be scope to work from home with site visits required on a monthly basis.
Babcock offers a 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.
This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon in the south west of England. Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage. There is something for everyone here; from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from the UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.
Babcock International Group is committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
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 two week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.
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Business Area - Devonport
Babcock International Group owns and operates the main refit, maintenance and workshop area of the 330 acre naval site at Devonport, known as Devonport Royal Dockyard, where it employs thousands of people. The remainder of the site at Devonport is owned by the Ministry of Defence and is known as Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport – one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.
Babcock and the Ministry of Defence work in partnership to operate and maintain this co-located site by providing through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment.
Babcock has a large design and technology capability providing a wide range of support activities including feasibility and project definition studies, detail design and draughting, development trials, noise and vibration analysis, structural analysis, project management, integrated logistic support and risk management.
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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
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