Combat Systems Engineer

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    Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £36000 per annum

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    james pearce

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Combat Systems Engineer

HMNB Clyde

Salary: Dependent upon experience

Here at Babcock we are currently recruiting for an experienced Combat Systems Engineer to support the Sandown Class Single Role Minehunter Vessels. This challenging yet exciting opportunity will report directly in to the Lead Engineer and be involved with providing technical support for all combat systems matters.

You will be empowering technical authorities to make informed decisions by defining changes to the vessels and providing combat systems technical input.

What do I need to do the role?

You will have an understanding of the Combat System architecture and equipment integration on Royal Navy vessels which is an essential requirement.

Excellent communication skills including both verbal and written will be required and experience with dealing directly with a technical authority and a wide stakeholder group across multiple sites is desirable.

You must also be ONC/HNC qualified or above in an Engineering discipline - preferably Systems or Electrical or with relevant experience for the role.

Finally you must be actively pursuing IEng status or have the motivation to do so.

What Else do I need to know?

  • Travel between HMNB Clyde and Rosyth
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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