Ben Foley



No two days are the same with my Reserves role. I recently supported HMS Vanguard at Devonport during her vessel dock-down period. I used special paid leave for this opportunity. My duties included lower deck walks and supporting the party leader – experiences I can apply to my next placement.

My day job is...

Integrated Logistics Support Engineer. really enjoy being part of the team at Babcock. I get to work with like-minded, dedicated people, who are all working to support interesting and innovative projects.

A normal day for me is made up of several meetings with project teams and my line manager – these help align the tasks and targets that I am working towards. I also spend time writing and reviewing reports on a regular basis. I also try to get outside for a walk with colleagues at lunchtime – weather permitting! In the last 12 months I have… Completed a 3 week period supporting the Refit
Support Group within Devonport Royal Dockyard. I was conducting general engineering tasks on the Type 23 frigates within the Frigate Support Centre (FSC) and dockside, including magazine pre-embarkation inspection preparations and assisting with Set To Work (STW).