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Commissioning Engineer / Gas Trial Engineer - 2 years FTC South Korea


Babcock South Korea Korea, South

1 month ago

Job Title: Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical) / Gas Trial Engineer - 2 years FTC
Location: South Korea based in close proximity of the shipyard
Business Unit: Marine Engineering & Systems
Band: PC

Build a better world

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical) / Gas Trial Engineer - 2 years FTC at one of our South Korea sites.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


The Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical) / Gas Trial Engineer role is based within our LGE business area

At LGE, we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our engineering, specialised manufacturing, gas handling systems and naval marine businesses

The role

As a... Commissioning Engineer (Mechanical) / Gas Trial Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Working closely with the Site Manager, Site based Commissioning Team and shipyard's operations team, the Commissioning Engineer / Gas Trial Engineer provides commissioning and start-up support for the Cargo Handling Plant equipment for LPG and LNG carriers during the final building phase in the shipyard and as required through on board attendance during gas trials, in service and dry-docking contracts.

Day to day, you'll report directly to the Head of Projects (Rosyth, Scotland UK). The role is mainly South Korea based in close proximity of the shipyard, however this position require frequent travel when attending gas trials, vessel's first voyage, etc. Support First Loading/First Discharge/Voyages as required. You'll perform Warranty and After Sales activities as directed by Head Office, including visits onboard ships to identify and where possible rectify problems, then giving feedback to Head Office. You'll organise locally and participate in the crew training activities with Owners and Yard personnel.

Essential experience
• Hands-on technical competence - ideally have sailed with experience working on ship (refrigeration or LPG & LNG cargo related) machinery
• Clear and confident communicator.
• Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Great attention to detail.
• IT capable.
• Able to work alone or as part of a multi-discipline team.

Business Level in the English language (verbal & written).

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
• Generous holiday allowance of 33 days
• 60% uplift to the basic salary (based in South Korea)
• Accommodation in South Korea
• Medical Insurance
• Schooling Fee
• Access to car
• Mobile Phone
• x2 flights back home a year (for the family members too)
• Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
• Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
• Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


South Korea

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