Submarine SME/Subject Matter Expert Jobs in Plymouth – England – UK at Babcock

Title: Submarine SME/Subject Matter Expert

Company: Babcock

Location: Plymouth – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, IT/Tech

Salary: Salary 36880.55 GBP Yearly GBP 36880.55 YEAR

Position: Submarine SME (Subject Matter Expert)

Submarine SME


Location -Devonport, Plymouth

About the role

We’re looking for a Submarine SME to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We’re a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

The User Acceptance Group (UAG) is responsible for defining the user requirements for new facilities that will enable both fleet time and deep maintenance activities to be undertaken in Devonport. The scope now includes, in addition to new facilities, the requirements for the upgrade of current facilities including the continuing use of 15 dock and for the defuel programme in 14 dock.

The UAG team is expanding and is seeking to fill a variety of roles across a broad discipline front and seek subject matter experts in nuclear submarine operations and maintenance and/or nuclear facility upkeep. Experience and knowledge of the ASTUTE Class submarine is particularly desirable but not mandatory.

The applicant will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be involved with all aspects of UAG operations. These posts focus on the development of the new A Class facilities and upgrade to the SRC in support of both Fleet time dockings and LUSM programmes working for a UAG lead. Specific experience and knowledge covering the following areas should be described in the covering letter;

Fleet and non-fleet time submarine maintenance.

Background in production specific roles is desirable

SRC facility operations and management

What do I need to do the role?

You will need to hold an Engineering qualification in relevant engineering discipline with significant demonstrable experience

What else do I need to know?

You should hold or have the ability to obtain SC clearance

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.

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