Principal Commissioning Engineer – Electrical RTS

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title:  Commissioning Engineer – Electrical

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: From £40,748 + Depending on skills and experience

 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Leading test and commissioning activities, de-conflicting tasks, briefing teams and overseeing work
  • Deputise for relevant Commissioning Project Leader as and when is required, including supervision of personnel on shift
  • Responsible for safe plant operation, maintain awareness of plant state and consequences of activities
  • Carry out routine work with limited supervision and have an understanding of safety consequences in a high risk environment
  • Liaise/Interface with relevant stakeholders to ensure activities are undertaken in a safe and compliant manner
  • Instruct and mentor less experienced members of the team with your knowledge and competency
  • Representing the Company on Contractors Sea Trials and other outworking requirements

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree/HNC/HND in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Commissioning and/or maintaining electrical, control, and instrumentation systems in a highly regulated industry
  • Working with high levels of detail recording and reviewing results
  • Ability to understand complex EC&I systems i.e., drawings, diagrams, and procedures
  • Awareness of the process to commission a new facility
  • Knowledge and experience of Instrumentation Systems including Electrostatic Discharges, Low Voltage Control, Data Communications, and Fibre Optics

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive. 

The Reactor Test Section team:

As the Principal Commissioning Engineer, you will be at the start of one the largest and most complex engineering programmes taken on nationally. It is an opportunity to work on first of class submarines, sharing your knowledge and mentoring less experienced engineers to help achieve our goals. You will also be involved in key event testing for Dreadnought on the new design of the reactor plant. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 8th August 2024 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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