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Platform Integration Engineer

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Recruiter: Babcock
Listed on: 25th February
Location: Plymouth
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Platform Integration Engineer Devonport, Plymouth SF33730

Here at Babcock International, we're seeking our latest Platform Integration Engineer to work on a range of surface ships / shore establishment projects including installation design, physical equipment layout, power design, functional design and concept design. You will be based out of our Devonport Plymouth site. There will also be a requirement to visit our sites in Ashchurch and Bristol, so flexibility to travel is essential.

Main Purpose of Role

You will translate OEM information into system and platform integration / installation design. This will include the provision of the following: Equipment Guidance Package (EGP) production; Installation Guidance Package (IGP) and Category 4A Installation Specification production; Installation Solution (IS) production in accordance with the relevant MoD design authorities' business processes - JSP604

You will ideally have skills in the following areas:

  • Electrical and mechanical manufacturing and assembly drawing production
  • Undertake platform / site surveys in support of system / platform integration tasks
  • Apply domain knowledge to the installation design process
  • Advise system engineers on installation constraints to influence the system design
  • To co-ordinate production of design drawings from internal and external design sections and undertake technical review of the deliverables.
  • Provide support and manage technical enquiries from installation teams and design authorities with matters relating to system and platform integration

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences

This Platform Integration Engineer will have experience in some of the following areas:

  • Electrical, mechanical and constructive installation process
  • Equipment electrical/mechanical integration
  • Electrical power design
  • EMC and TEMPEST control
  • Implementation of COTS into the military environment and supporting enclosure methods
  • Application of CE standards and how to create evidence
  • Wild heat and equipment cooling methods
  • Environmental standards, for example, shock, vibration etc
  • Security standards
  • Ergonomics and human factors integration (HFI)
  • Understanding of maintenance envelopes
  • Platform safety processes
  • Incremental installation design processes

And may have experience in one or more of the following domains:

  • Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
  • Military external communications
  • Military communications networks (WAN and LAN)
  • Electronic warfare systems
  • Command and control systems
  • Combat systems
  • Software and hardware architecture design


Qualified to a minimum of ordinary national certificate (ONC) in an engineering discipline with at sufficient experience in an engineering position.

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.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face. Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing. Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants. All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs. This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

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