Senior Marine Systems Engineer

Posting Date: 17 May 2020

Location: Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Company: Babcock

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Job Title: Senior Marine Systems Engineer
 Location: BTC, Bristol




Senior marine systems engineers will undertake complex engineering investigations of and provide technical advice and recommendations for, engineering projects as an integral part of the MSSP Systems Technical Authority for the Queen Elizabeth and Type 45 Classes.  As senior engineers, they will interpret customer requirements and act as the focal point in addressing issues and risks associated with marine systems design intent, proposing and providing technical advice and recommendations.

Principal Tasks & Responsibilities


• Carry out complicated technical investigations and analyses, including evaluation and selection of technical options, preparing reports with recommended courses of action as required by the MSSP Chief Engineers.
• Evaluate complex engineering technical issues and, through the application of systems engineering principles, make technical recommendations to the MSSP Chief Engineers through the provision of authoritative evidence that demonstrates that the system design intent has been achieved.
• Conduct advanced level impact assessments of proposed changes to maintenance, technical documentation and broader Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) functions of in-scope Marine Systems.
• Support design and safety reviews in order to identify technical and safety risks through the application of appropriate design and safety analysis.
• Provide support to the MSSP safety function for the management safety risks
• Provide technical inputs into ad-hoc Technical Approval Forms (TAFs) covering services where MSSP Suitably Qualified Experienced Personnel (SQEP) capabilities have been totally exhausted.
• To liaise with all Technical Services functions to ensure that cross-system integration issues and safety aspects of technical tasks are addressed.
• Act as a mentor for junior engineering staff and engage with line management for personal development of the engineering cadre.
• Provide management information as required.
• Identify opportunities for improvements to the MSSP service and improvements to the marine systems design baseline.
• Comply with the Company safety rules and regulations or local procedures and any Company initiatives to improve safety.
• The MSSP Systems Technical Authority (Chief Engineering Teams) in delivery of engineering outputs.
• The MSSP Technical Service for line management and adherence to engineering processes
• Across the Team Assure organisation, OEMs and other stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience


• A minimum of an HND in an engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
• Experience of the engineering design or support of complex engineering systems or equipment, ideally Naval.
• Ideally a Chartered Engineer or working towards that status. Support will be available to assist achieving the requirements for Chartership.
• A proven ability to work in a collaborative manner across a multi-disciplinary team and stakeholders.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

 Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

 We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

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