Senior Commissioning Engineer Dimensional Measurement and Mecha

Posted: 11/01/19
Recruiter:BAE Systems
Disciplines: Engineering
Location:Barrow-In-Furness, UK

Senior Commissioning Engineer Dimensional Measurement and Mechanical

We currently have a vacancy for a 'Senior Commissioning Engineer - Dimensional Measurement and Mechanical' at our site in Barrow.

As a Senior Commissioning Engineer, you will be working on the Trident Strategic Weapon System to undertake dimensional measurements.

You will conduct the testing and commissioning of various mechanical systems that include air, nitrogen, water and hydraulic systems, as well as identifying any potential issues and highlighting these to be rectified.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in the test and commissioning of a weapon systems within a Nuclear Submarine from build process through to operation at sea.

The dimensional measurements are conducted using approved Test Analysis Guides and Test Procedures that make up the Shipyard Installation Test Program. The role will involve close working with the Dimensional Control Team.

The Mechanical Commissioning task is conducted using Test Procedures that make up the Shipyard Installation Test Program. The role will involve close working with the U.S. Design Authority.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Commissioning Engineer Mechanical will involve:

Undertake dimensional measurements to ensure positional alignment of U.S. coordinated features within the Shipyard Installation Test Program. Support testing and commissioning of Strategic Weapons and supporting systems in accordance with the Test Procedures.

Test Director for assigned Test Procedure.

Working through the Test and Commissioning processes in order to set to work Ship Systems (Mechanical) on the Submarine.

Working through the test procedures to ensure compliance with these.

Working across mechanical systems associated with the Submarines interfacing systems, such as ships systems, Hydraulics/HP Air/Chilled water etc.

Involves a good degree of autonomy, whilst reporting to a Commissioning Project Leader. Expected to take ownership for their own deliverables, and work without immediate supervision.

Commissioning, trials, operation & setting to work of systems / equipment as appropriate.

Providing a support service to Boat Builds, MoD and U.S. Contractors as appropriate either on-site or at HMNB Clyde.

Representing the Company on contractor's sea trials and U.S. facilities as required.

Your skills and qualifications:

HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering field

Test and commissioning experience within mechanical discipline or alternatively experience of the setting to work of mechanical systems. Training will be provided on all aspects of the Strategic Weapons System and supporting Sub Systems required for the role.

Awareness of, experience with, authorised documentation, or test standards

MS Office packages

Electronic Database systems such as UMMs and SAP knowledge would be beneficial

What we're looking for in you:

You will be hard working and driven with the ability to work unsupervised. You will be a team player with good communication and organisational skills.

Location: Barrow

Grade: S3

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = £?????

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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