Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Salary

£29,500–£32,500*

*depending on location, role and qualifications

Location

Across the UK

About the programme

Electrical and Electronic Engineering is everywhere. From fitting out advanced warship systems to designing cutting-edge augmented reality products, we provide our customers with better capability, reliability and availability for their critical assets. You’ll spend between two to four years getting involved in anything from defence engineering to complex nuclear projects.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Babcock

Working in a discipline of such fundamental importance means that you could work on anything. You could be on the team designing submarines, refitting warships, or helping to build the UK’s next generation of nuclear power plants. The possibilities are endless. Day-to-day, you could find yourself working on electrical power distribution or electrical control and instrumentation, involving both analogue and digital systems. Our graduates get involved in everything from concept design and AutoCAD layouts to testing, installation, commissioning and handover to clients. You may even find yourself managing projects and leading your own team.

What you'll need

  • 2:2 BEng (Hons) degree in a related subject area (e.g. Electrical and Electronic Engineering) that is accredited by IET is desirable. For our Nuclear and Marine – Plymouth and Bristol programmes we also accept relevant degrees in Systems, Computing or IT disciplines
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may also need to complete a medical assessment)

What you'll get

When you’re part of the team at Babcock, we think it’s only right that you’re properly rewarded for the contribution you make and the hard work you put in. That’s why, in addition to a highly competitive salary, you can look forward to generous pension and employee share schemes, and a whole host of other flexible benefits. These include things like access to our healthcare cash plan, Wellbeing Centre and discounts on everything from gym membership and travel to retail, dining and entertainment. You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach and volunteering activities, which our graduates find incredibly rewarding in all sorts of other ways.

Your career development

Here at Babcock, you’ll see the importance of our projects and the work of electrical and electronic engineers like you. And we’ll be completely behind you as you work towards Incorporated or Chartered Engineer status.

Babcock seeks to provide a world class Graduate experience. As part of our commitment to innovation and excellence, we are partnering with a multi award-winning agency, The Smarty Train, to deliver a brand new Graduate journey from September 2020. Using a unique blend of science, technology and industry-leading creativity, our promise to Graduates is that learning and progression will be part of every day. You will have access to a flexible ecosystem of cutting edge resources and in-person support. From instructor-led workshops to immersive virtual experiences, bespoke toolkits, personalised assessments and powerful social platforms, we invite you to achieve your potential at Babcock today.

Before You Apply

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Where you'll be based

See below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme for Autumn 2021. But no matter which team you join, you could be based anywhere in the UK. That’s why we ask all our graduates to be flexible and willing to move during their programme.

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. We’re looking for graduates with a wide range of qualities, including high technical skills, good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances.

You could be based in a number of locations, so you will need to be ready and willing to move throughout your programme. You’ll probably call Warrington, Bristol, Leicester or Newbury home, but you could also work from client sites (including nuclear power stations, or Sellafield in Cumbria and Dounreay in Scotland).

Our Marine – Defence business, based in Bristol, forms a critical part of Babcock’s Marine organisation. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 1,500 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported.

Your home base will be Bristol, but some of your placements may be at other Marine sector locations.

Our business in Plymouth supports the UK Royal Navy in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and sustaining critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

Depending on your programme your home base could be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth. However, some of your placements may be at other Nuclear or Marine sector locations.

Our business in Keynsham is 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 sustaining the submarines through life with updates, design and documentation, upgrade and overhauls. We are developing innovative Operations Centres, novel repair techniques, technology insertion programmes, predictive data analytics and visualisation and training aids using games engine technologies.

Your home base will be the Keynsham office in Bristol, but some of your placements may be at other locations.

As part of our Nuclear sector, Babcock’s HMNB Clyde operation works closely with the Ministry of Defence as a commercial partner to provide highly specialist engineering support services. We deliver operational maintenance, upgrades and repairs to support Royal Navy vessels, including Vanguard and Astute-class nuclear submarines based in Scotland.

Your home base will be Clyde Dockyard, but some of your placements may be at other Nuclear sector locations.

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