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Technical Documentation Engineer (REF: SF26915)

- £35,460 | Bristol

About the Role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Technical Documentation Engineer to join our Technical team in managing the most complex man-made engineering asset in use by the Royal Navy on a daily basis, by ensuring that the documentation supporting Royal Navy submarine systems and equipment is continually relevant and fit for purpose.

You will be responsible for the identification, prioritisation, and management of reviews of submarine related technical documents to agreed contractual requirements and manage and deliver this programme of work whilst aiming to exceed our customer's expectation.

To achieve this aim, you will need to take ownership of your responsibilities while working closely with design and equipment authorities to identify new opportunities to grow the service in the future.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to broaden their experience in a FTSE250 company that is leading the delivery of In Service Support to a variety of Nations and Naval Vessels across the world.

What do I need to do the role?

We are looking for a talented and meticulous person with an engineering, mechanical or electrical background, as a Project Manager or in Technical Documentation would be an advantage.

You will have the ability to understand and deliver technical requirements and manage simultaneous projects/tasks in a constantly shifting environment including the delivery of tasks on time, within budget and meeting customer quality standards.

You will also be able to actively consider the wider picture, identifying patterns and connections between issues/situations that are not obviously related and make appropriate decisions, which may impact on others, based on an informed judgment.

You will possess extensive IT skills within MS Office and project management tools as well as high attention to detail.


This position is within the Engineering Services business unit as a grade 5 which has a salary of £35,460 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.

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 non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.


Bristol is a vibrant city in south-west England with a wide range of attractions, landmarks, events and shopping. It has excellent transport links and is only 1.5 hours from London by train.

There may be occasional travel involved to our Plymouth site.

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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Closing date: 22 September 2019