Engineer - Mechanical

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
Closing date
26 Nov 2020
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Engineer - Mechanical

Would you like to be part of the Mechanical discipline department that looks after the Site and Projects that is delivering the major projects of new builds and modifications on site? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineer - Mechanical at our site in Barrow in Furness.

As an Engineer - Mechanical, you will be part of the Site Engineering Technical Authority team whose primary role is to provide engineering (mechanical) support and guidance to Engineering Authorities, Projects and Services teams for Site and Facilities. The main aim is to afford assurance that engineering designs for site and facilities equipment and installations, comply with relevant standards, statutory regulations and safety requirements. You will be giving technical advice, identification of technical requirements, providing technical solutions, review of designs, writing technical reports, conducting investigations and carrying out audits of installations/documentation.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to work on a variety of projects which will involve engaging with stakeholders, departments and external contractors.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineer - Mechanical are as follows:

Provide support to ensure that all new or modified assets are compliant with relevant current standards for intended use and meet with stakeholder requirements.

Provide support to ensure that nuclear related assets on the Barrow Licensed Site are justified to meet the requirements of the Nuclear Site Licence.

Establishing and agreeing stakeholder requirements (and if applicable Nuclear Safety Functional Requirements) for facilities and equipment

Production of Reports, Technical Specifications and Statement of Requirements documents

Support with the Provision of advice to other disciplines, maintainers and site committees on technical issues and requirements to meet nuclear, HS&E and other relevant legislation

Supporting with the Review of design proposals for both new assets and for major modifications

Assisting in the project management of installations and commissioning of new and modified assets where discipline knowledge is required

Production of special operating procedures and documentation

Support with the Amending of design substantiation reports and producing safety justification documentation to support the safety case for Nuclear Related site facilities and equipment and obtaining authorisation through due process

Supporting with surveys of existing assets eg HVAC systems

Managing own ongoing development through CPD Training events,

Provision of weekly reports to establish current & ongoing activity

Your skills and qualifications:

Qualification in Mechanical engineering/Building Services to at least HNC Level

Experience in a Mechanical/Building services Engineering role

Demonstrable experience of applying engineering standards within An industrial environment.

Experience in building credible professional relationships with internal & external stakeholders

Experience in writing Technical reports

What we're looking for in you:

Resilient and able to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders

Good communication, change management and interpersonal skills.

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, able to explain technical subjects to non-specialists and other engineers

Location: Barrow in Furness

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, 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 - Submarines

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

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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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At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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