Principal Naval Architect Jobs in Plymouth – England – UK at Babcock
Title: Principal Naval Architect
Location: Plymouth – England – UK
Type: Full Time
Category: Engineering, IT/Tech
Salary: Salary 37001.76 GBP Yearly GBP 37001.76 YEAR
Principal Naval Architect
About the role
As the Principal Naval Architect you will provide effective leadership and engineering judgment for the Naval Architecture function within the WTA, providing support as required to the Complex Warship Support Enterprise (CWSE). You will work closely with the Class Output Management teams and the Service Provider, and directly support the Class Lead Engineer’s.
The Principal Naval Architect will be responsible for interpreting customer requirements, implementing the naval architecture policy and approving the naval architecture outputs to fully optimise activities performed on complex platforms through informed analysis of the up-to-date material state for the Class.
Specifically, the WTA Principal Naval Architect will ensure the provision of technical support for all naval architecture matters for all classes managed by Babcock COM and the Surface Ship Support Alliance. The post holder will inform support decisions, define changes to the vessels, manage the naval architecture delegation and provide naval architecture and safety SQEP
Overall Department Direction
As a warship support partner to the Royal Navy, Babcock is a provider of deep maintenance, in-service maintenance and operational support for complex warships. The Warships Technical Authority (WTA) is a multi-disciplined organisation within Warships Engineering, which provides support to the MoD across a range of technical, safety, environmental, and supportability disciplines. You will be working alongside other highly qualified and knowledgeable engineers to deliver design and technical capability providing through-life support of RN complex Warships, whilst providing technical support to the Warship growth programme, and readiness for the support of future platforms
What do I need to do the role?
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
Experience in Naval Architecture and through life support of complex warships
Experience in technical problem solving
Experience in technical report writing
Competent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of surface ship support
Experience of Technical Authority roles and functions
Experience of engineering design processes
Degree qualified in Naval Architecture
CEng or IEng working towards gaining CEng accreditation
What else do I need to know?
Location- 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. We are happy to discuss relocation options if required.
Travel will be required to Bristol, Portsmouth, Faslane and Rosyth as needed on average 1-2 times per month.
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 …