Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business and is the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation.
Our Skills & Learning business is one of the UK’s largest private sector providers of vocational and skills training. We work in partnership major employers across the Service and Engineering sectors to help develop their people.
We have ambitious growth plans in 2018 and are looking for the best talent to join the team.
As the Electrical Academic Trainer you will have an electrical engineering background with experience in teaching the academic side of specialism. You will potentially be from a maintenance, electrical engineering or possibly relevant large scale manufacturing/installation background. Key to this role is to be able to apply your experience to the academic training you will be delivering to the apprentices you are supporting within the start of their career within the rail industry.
You will work within the impressive client training centre alongside the craft trainers who focus on the Electrical and Electronic Principles and Electrical Maintenance aspects of the courses. The centre has a relaxed business focussed atmosphere; it is very well-equipped, with class room, technical craft rooms with all the relevant equipment for the courses, quiet study areas, break out areas, free parking and use on the on site gym.
The training is part of the 20 week initial training course that all apprentices on this course complete at the start of their 3 year apprenticeship. Each class is kept to a maximum of 16 candidates per group to ensure that their training can be effectively delivered.
We are looking for candidates to have strong understanding of components within the electrical engineering field; the contextual understanding of the rail industry can be developed within the training provided as part of the on boarding. Babcock will look to potentially build on teaching experience with a programme of courses to ensure that as the successful candidate you are able to provide the training required for the apprentices.
As this is an essential part of the delivery of the course there are key skills / experience we are looking for. These include -
- Effective management of resources and operational risk
- Champion a partnering approach to both business and management of people
- Experience of programme development, leadership and design
- Competent teacher / instructor with experience of delivering training within an internal training programme environment or potentially more formal environment.
- Maintains an effective relationship with the relevant subject matter experts
- Strong interpersonal and coaching skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
- Innovative approach with a focus on results
- Ability to work effectively under pressure
- Literate in Microsoft Office applications
- Candidates could hold or be looking to work towards ATLS / QTLS
This role will require Babcock to obtain or candidates to have an enhanced DBS through the Disclosure and Barring Service and military security clearance
This role is required for us to deliver courses in the round of apprentice training which means we are looking to recruit the best candidate as quickly as possible.
Offers of employment are normally subject to satisfactory references and any other required pre-employment checks. In certain circumstances, successful applicants will need to satisfy security clearance requirements.
Babcock is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
If this is a role you feel is right for you please apply on this website or visit the Babcock website to apply directly.
Please include a detailed CV with a full work history. Please also ensure you provide an explanation for any gaps in employment.
Due to the high level of response we normally receive, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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