WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US
See the list below to find out more about the areas of our business that are offering places on our Safety Engineering programme for Autumn 2018. 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.
MARINE – PLYMOUTH Learn more and apply
As part of our Marine sector, our 5,500 strong business based out of Plymouth and Bristol (Keynsham) is a strategic partner to the MOD and the Royal Navy. We undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work. Half of the Royal Navy surface fleet is base-ported in Devonport, Plymouth including Type 23 frigates, the Amphibious Assault fleet and their hydrographic vessels.
To make the most of the opportunities Marine has to offer, you’ll need to have great technical skills along with the drive and aspiration to develop your career. Our graduates will have the opportunity to use their knowledge from either their engineering or business degrees to help us deliver our world-class programmes, develop new technologies and offer end to end solutions for our vast range of customers.
Your development programme will have a strong focus on undertaking a number of different placements which will be agreed in line with evolving business requirements and provide you with a high level of on the job training. You will also be given the fantastic opportunity to network and knowledge share your experiences through our modular two year Marine sector graduate development programme. Through these experiences you will come to understand the pivotal role you will play in our future success, how we function as an organisation, our internal culture, the importance of our customers and the wider business environment.
Your home base will be Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, but some of your placements may be at other Marine sector locations. As many of our programmes are available at more than one location you will have the opportunity, at the end of the online application form, to select a second and/or third choice location that you would want your application to be considered for.
UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE BUT IF WE DO NOT MEET OUR REQUIRED QUOTA WE WILL REOPEN THE ROLE SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
You’ll get your head around a lot of different factors to spot where weaknesses might lie. This will involve learning about everything from production and project management to design and safety. You'll also be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes Health Physicists, Engineers and Human Factors Specialists working together to ensure our operations remain safe. Your work will support the safe operation of our facilities and Royal Naval submarines. You’ll train to become a Safety Engineer, and provide safety case advice to ensure that the integrity of our infrastructure is maintained and projects are delivered safely.
WHAT YOU’LL GET OUT OF IT
When you’re playing such an important role, you need great support to develop. And that’s what you’re going to get. You’ll be assigned a mentor who’ll help you achieve professional status. And you’ll be starting on a competitive salary of £28k - £30k.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
You’ll need a 2:2 BEng (Hons) degree or a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree in Engineering, the Physical Sciences or Behavioural Sciences (e.g. Psychology, Cognitive Science and Ergonomics/Human Factors). You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).
* Depending on location, role and qualifications.