Principal Commissioning Engineer RTS Mechanical

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

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Job Description

Job title: Principal Commissioning Engineer – RTS Mechanical

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

Salary: £38,734 – £48,700

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for 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.
  • Responsible for self-development and attending any mandatory training requirements.
  • 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 manor.
  • Instruct and mentor less experienced members of the team with you knowledge and competency.
  • Responsible for research, review and feedback of appropriate documentation to the required standard.
  • To represent the Company on Contractors Sea Trials and other outworking requirements.
  • Responsible for delivering assigned activities in line with company policy, procedures and legislation.
  • Keep full and accurate records of work activities carried out as required by policy, procedure and legislation.
  • Instruct and mentor less experienced members of the team with your knowledge and competency.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of Commissioning or maintaining mechanical systems in a highly regulated industry (Oil, Gas or Nuclear).
  • Experience of working to high levels of detail, recording and reviewing results.
  • Knowledge of using test equipment and activities required for specific tests.
  • Understanding of the role and how the T&C contributes to the wider business and UK enterprise.
  • Knowledge of safety controls and procedures in a high-risk environment.
  • Experience working with high pressure systems.
  • Ability to understand complex Mechanical Systems (Drawings, diagrams, and procedures).
  • Awareness of Nuclear Site/Authorisation Conditions.

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 Commissioning team:

As the Principal Commissioning Engineer RTS (Reactor Test Section) Mechanical 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.

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: 30th April 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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