Facilities Management Engineering Governance Engineer

BAE Systems
Warton, Preston
25 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Job Type

We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering and Governance Engineer to work as part of the Facilities Management Engineering and Governance team based at our site in Warton.

As a Facilities Management Engineering Governance Engineer you will have responsibilities across a number of significant UK sites. Advising on all aspects of engineering health and safety and ensuring the highest level of Safety Management is attained in all work related operations, both in design and delivery.

This role will enable you to work across a wide breadth of engineering disciplines to help provide the capability and capacity that will enable you to expand your knowledge and experience

Your main responsibilities as a Facilities Management Engineering Governance Engineer will involve:

Developing the utilities infrastructure, particularly the electrical infrastructure, and the control of system design, reliability, operation and maintenance

Developing and supporting cross sites engineering standards and engineering processes

Interpreting and guiding on British, European and International standards

Evaluating and selecting support consultancy

Undertaking project lifecycle design reviews, value engineering and specification and standards conformance

Developing project specifications with colleagues, often including those from other engineering disciplines

Internal auditing and auditing of external service providers

Evaluating engineering standards and specifications for use in offshore areas of the business

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Demonstrable electrical engineering background in both distribution and electrical building service
  • BSc in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Membership of a Professional Institute (IET or CIBSE)
  • Extensive Industrial experience preferred within a Hard Facilities Management role
  • Experience of mechanical building services and mechanical Infrastructure design and commissioning


  • Experience in renewable technologies and the principles of sustainability and energy management
  • Awareness of utilities design and Codes of Practice and Standards

What we're looking for in you:

You will need to be an innovative thinker with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines in a high- pressure environment. You will have good analytical skills and the ability to present and tailor information to a diverse audience. You will be keen to continuously learn both within and beyond the role.

Location: Warton

Salary: £37, 654 +

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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’s international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

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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