Senior Commissioning Engineer – Electrical (Weapons)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Commissioning Engineer – Electrical (Weapons)

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: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Taking equipment from the build team and starting initial testing
  • Initial power on of equipment and setting into work and into integration with the rest of the platform
  • Safe testing of equipment and operations
  • Using Team Centre and SAP on Dreadnought
  • Create test documentation and aligning systems with build programme

Your skills and experiences:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent in related discipline or STEM subject
  • Experience with combat systems
  • Knowledge of safety controls & procedures in a high-risk environment
  • Demonstrable experience of Instrumentation Systems including Electrostatic Discharge, Low Voltage Control, Data Communications & Fibre Optics

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance 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 Test and Commissioning team:

You will be part of a team responsible for commissioning the first of class Combat System and Tactical Weapons System on the next generation of Dreadnought submarines, working on equipment that is at the forefront of technology and the enhancement of already used systems.

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:  19th March 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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