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 Structural Engineering programme for Autumn 2020. 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 – ROSYTHLearn more and apply
At the heart of our Marine sector is our 320 acre Rosyth facility, which is home to one of the largest waterside manufacturing and repair facilities in the UK. The facilities have been an iconic presence on the River Forth for more than 100 years and carry a name synonymous with engineering excellence. Our world-class assets and infrastructure support a diverse range of naval and commercial marine programmes as well as advanced manufacturing.
Alongside maintaining and refitting Royal Navy and international naval vessels, the most iconic project ever to have been carried out on-site, is the design, build, assembly and support of the UK’s two aircraft carriers – the largest vessels ever to have been built for the Royal Navy. We are also the lead contractor for UK Submarine Dismantling Programme and are currently carrying out the demonstrator project from Rosyth.
Our wider engineering and marine services business encompasses the through-life support of complex assets, marine engineering and platform design, advanced manufacturing and the international application of intellectual property via our Gas Handling business, LGE.
With approximately 2,000 people on site, we seek to drive and deliver innovation in every aspect of our work, using our expertise to provide digitally enabled global support solutions and technical innovations for our customers.
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 have the opportunity to use their knowledge from their engineering or business degrees to help us deliver our world-class programmes, develop new technologies and offer 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 be given an 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 play in our future success, how the organisation functions, our culture and how we work as a team to help our customers succeed.
Your home base will be Rosyth Dockyard, 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.APPLY NOW
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
There are so many exciting experiences to be had here. You might find yourself working on submarine designs, commercial ships or even nuclear new-build programmes. Whatever it is, you’ll demonstrate your technical flair – whether you’re producing structural designs, analysing existing systems or engaging key stakeholders.
You could work in structural design: producing drawings and working with manufacturers, suppliers and subcontractors right through to manufacture, installation and decommissioning. Equally, you could work on analysis and problem solving for existing equipment or systems. What’s not in doubt is that there will be plenty of challenges (e.g. implementing designs, finding solutions to installation issues, liaising with designers and office-based engineers). You’ll also get involved in project management too: engaging with stakeholders, planning delivery and ensuring projects run to budget and programme.
WHAT YOU’LL GET OUT OF IT
You’ll get a proper overview of what we do, which will help you figure out what you love and what you’re good at. We’ll also support you every step of the way on your path to becoming an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer – with a competitive starting salary of £29k - £31k as you’re doing it. After the programme, you’ll be in pole position for lots of roles throughout Babcock.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
A 2:2 BEng (Hons) degree in Structural Engineering, Architectural Engineering or Civil Engineering is vital. The programme is accredited by the IStructE, and so it is useful if your degree is also accredited too. 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.