Senior Mechanical Engineer
Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location: Bristol, Bristol, UK, BS16 1EJ
Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear
About the role
The Senior Engineer manages the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.
At this level; an experienced engineer, high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area, resolves specific technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.
This is the level for an experienced engineer working with a high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area; the role is directly accountable for designs, developments and determines solutions to problems and issues within a specialist subject area.
Able to work on a range of engineering problems involving high levels of complexity & uncertainty. Provides help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development.
The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.
You will promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams, Assist in effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress
You will ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities and ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
What do I need to do the role?
You will require an engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience, Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status)
You will also need to have 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 across a range of complexities, good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
We would like you to be a member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council
You should also have experience in managing engineering scope for Projects and breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects
What else do I need to know?
- All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
- We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, 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.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
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Closing Date: 1st July 2021