The following is a Graduate Review for Babcock International Group.
Babcock International Group scores 3.9/5 based on 317 reviews.
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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
- Various opportunities to better myself and my career.
- The company invests heavily in us as graduates to ensure we reach our maximum potential.
- Flexible working time. Core hours 09:30-14:30, the rest is at your discretion as long as you hit your 37 hours a week.
- Extremely competitive salary, especially if you have a masters degree.
- As a Civil Engineering Grad, Devonport Naval Base is a complex and challenging environment. This job involves solving problems you will not have seen at university. If you want to sit in a design office and solely design concrete slabs then this isn't the place for you.
- Due to rotation on the grad scheme, I've been given the opportunity to work both in the design office and on site. Thus allowing me to fulfil some of my chartership attributes at this early stage in my career.
- Stigma surrounding graduates on site in Devonport can sometimes be frustrating. The vast majority of staff are extremely friendly and helpful however.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £29,000 - £31,000
Current salary: £29,000 - £31,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Do lots of practise questions before completing online reasoning tests!
Do you have any interview tips?
I've been to a few assessment centres and Babcock was by far the most friendly and enjoyable.
You are afforded a tour of a vessel on the first day, usually a frigate.
The second day is made up of a presentation, an interview and a team exercise. The key to the presentation is to structure it well and speak confidently. The interview is made up of HR based questions followed by a few technical questions. If you don't know the answer to a technical question, don't try and guess, be honest and say you aren't sure. The key to the team exercise is be a team player; be polite, conscientious and try and get the whole team involved.
Graduate Trainee, at Taylor Wimpey