Senior Commissioning Engineer – Mechanical

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Commissioning Engineer – 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: £34,032 – £42,320

What you’ll be doing:

  • Carry out routine work with limited supervision and have an understanding of safety consequences in a high risk environment
  • Liaise/Interface with relevant stakeholders i.e. Engineering, Royal Navy, MoD and Build Operations to ensure activities are undertaken in a safe and compliant manner
  • Instruct and mentor less experienced members of the team within your knowledge and competency
  • Responsible for researching, authoring and reviewing of design and test documentation to the required standard
  • Keep full and accurate records of work activities carried out as required by policy, procedure and legislation
  • To represent the company on Factory Acceptance Tests and offsite test facilities, Contractors Sea Trials and other outworking requirements (with scope for overseas travel)
  • Responsible for delivering assigned activities in line with company policy, procedures and legislation

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience in the review and authoring of technical documents
  • Understanding of Mechanical Flushing and Pressure & Endurance Testing and setting to work of systems
  • Knowledge of mechanical system operation, including cooling water systems, steam systems, hydraulic, pressurised air and gas, domestic and chilled water and tank testing and propulsion systems
  • Experience with commissioning, operation and maintenance of complex systems and plants
  • Knowledge of test equipment and activities for specific tests 

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 part of the Commissioning team, you will be ensuring that even in the face of unexpected challenges, our programmes & functions continue to receive the support and governance they need to deliver to our customer. Working on a new class of submarine with key stakeholders such as the MoD and the Navy, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarine 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: 30th May 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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