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Lead Engineer - Site Facilities Development

BAE Systems
Monmouthshire, Usk, Wales
Closing date
2 Dec 2020
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Lead Engineer - Site Facilities Development

Would you like to be involved in a key Site Infrastructure project helping to manage and ensure site buildings, utilities, roads and equipment comply with all applicable statutory requirements? Following a recently won contract for Land UK, we currently have a vacancy for a Lead Engineer - Site Facilities Development at our site in Glascoed working on Next Generation Munitions Solutions.

As a Lead Engineer - Site Facilities Development, you will be responsible for managing the development, maintenance and delivery of the site, supporting the team in the development of new plant machinery, utilities and services. You will work with project managers, delivery managers, third party contractors and other stakeholders on the maintenance and improvement of the site.

This highly visible role will provide you with a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of the site, working with a broad range of key senior stakeholders.


Your main responsibilities as a Lead Engineer - Site Facilities Development will involve:

Managing (with a team of technical experts) the site utilities, buildings and associated equipment ensuring all works undertaken comply with all applicable company mandated policies and procedures

Co-ordinating the documentation and ongoing development of safe systems of work (work task instructions and scheduled frequencies, method statements and risk assessments)

Assisting in the Project Management with any modifications to and/or new installations of buildings and services across the site

Identifying and resolving any engineering and operational problems impacting on the performance and profitability of the business and actively participating and leading any Continuous Improvement activities as necessary

Ensuring correct selection, supervision and control of any labour (Contract or otherwise) and any resources within their area of control to ensure the site meets set Building Maintenance Service policies and legal standards

Driving supply chain for cost effective framework agreements &/or service level agreements that add value and longevity to protect the business

Supporting Procurement in selection process for suitable suppliers

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical/Civil or Building Services

Experience in Mechanical/Electrical Utilities or Civil Construction and Contractor Management (Buildings Design and Build, Building Services, Plant and Infrastructure and Equipment Engineering Maintenance)

Recognised Health & Safety Qualification e.g. NEBOSH

Recognised Environmental Qualification e.g. IEMA


Membership of Professional Engineering Institution

Understanding of Waste management duty of care and Hazardous Waste Regulations

Site safety management qualification (SMSTS)

Asbestos Qualifications: P405 -Management of Asbestos in buildings /P407 Managing Asbestos in Premises.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to manage and engage with a broad range on internal and external stakeholders at all levels within a multi-disciplinary environment. You will be self-motivated with good leadership skills, confident in prioritising your own and others' workloads.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: Up to £43,416

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.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

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.


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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