Principal Electrical Design Engineer – EC&I2023-09-30T15:29:36+01:00
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Principal Electrical Design Engineer – EC&I Job Vacancy
Job Title: Principal Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Base location either Bristol, Leicester, Warrington or Newbury + Hybrid Working
Compensation: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF52112
At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Principal Electrical Design Engineer.
As a Principal Electrical Design Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This role sits within our Cavendish Nuclear business, from decommissioning redundant nuclear facilities, through supporting the Continuous at Sea Deterrent, to supporting the operation and build of nuclear power plants, our role in Cavendish Nuclear is to clean up the nuclear legacy and create a world where nuclear plays a key contribution in protecting our nation, ensuring security of energy supply and meeting our net zero commitments.
Day to day, you’ll be responsible for managing the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience across our projects.
Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams
Assist in effective management of the customer, through interfacing with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications
Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
Ensure that adequate review, verification and approval is undertaken on all their deliverables and for those under their direct control and supervision
Provide a technical interface with internal and external stakeholders at a detailed level
Carry out technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for design of improvements
Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or design lifecycle to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation
Apply engineering domain knowledge to produce technical solutions and documentation in support of assigned task and project
Produce, review, verify outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements
Ensure appropriate review, verification and approval is undertaken on work performed
Plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks and projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to time, quality and cost
Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control and delivery of tasks and projects
Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority
Act as Technical Authority or Engineering Lead when authorised to do so.
Essential experience & qualifications of the Principal Electrical Engineer
Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with demonstrable experience
Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types
Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks
Communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
The role operates on a 37-hour work week and includes hybrid & flexible working.
The successful candidate must be able to achieve baseline security clearance for this role.
Generous holiday allowance
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Employee share scheme
Employee shopping savings portal
Payment of Professional Fees
Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.