Combat System Equipment Maintenance Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
08 May 2018
22 May 2018
Elizabeth Burn
Job Type

MISC Combat Systems Equipment Maintenance Engineer

Would you like to support equipment maintenance across Naval platforms such as T26? We currently have a vacancy for a MISC Combat Systems Equipment Maintenance Engineer at our site in Portsdown Technology Park, Portsmouth.

As a MISC Combat Systems Equipment Maintenance Engineer, you will help to undertake the preventative maintenance and defect rectification activities for all Government Furnished Assets (GFA) associated with the Maritime Integration Shore Centre (MISC), specifically:

This role will provide you with the opportunity to join the team during a time of transition and growth as we move from a primarily T45 facility to one supporting multiple platforms including T26, Work will be varied and interesting with the opportunity to cross train between platforms.

Your main responsibilities as a MISC Combat Systems Equipment Maintenance Engineer:

To undertake CSE engineering activities associated with the MISC Facility.

Provide reactive support including first line defect rectification.

To support MISC services and Combat System Equipment (CSE) for NCSISS trials and cross site activity.

Implementation of the Preventative Maintenance Management Plan

Supervision of subcontractors undertaking both CSE and Facility Maintenance activities and the ability to witness proof testing and QA of their work

Facility Management support (including participation in the MISC Lock-up rota)

Your skills and qualifications:


Some experience in the maintenance management of Combat System Equipment (preferably one of MFR / LRR / EOGCS / NAVR / METOC / EW/CMS / TDL / INBS).

Experience of common range electrical testing equipment in support of defect identification and rectification

Ability to read and interpret bite tests, combat system drawings and wiring diagrams

Ability to oversee sub-contractor work and provide quality assurance activities on completion

Knowledge of Configuration Management techniques


ITAR awareness

Electrical Safety / Radiation Safety awareness (SHIPHAZ / EMCON)

Practical experience with UMMS and maintenance categorisation

COSHH awareness

Health and safety competent

Knowledge of IT Security.

Knowledge of cryptographic equipment and procedures

What we're looking for in you:

You will have a strong mix of stakeholder management and organisational skills with the ability to work to the professional standards expected of the role. A flexible and logical approach with the ability to prioritise workload to meet required timelines will be key to the success of this role

Location: Portsdown Technology Park, Portsmouth.

Salary: £32,300 +

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.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.