HVAC Design Engineer
Would you like to play a key role undertaking a defined range of detail design activities in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements? We currently have a vacancy for a HVAC Design Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.
As a HVAC Design Engineer, you will be supplying advice and support to operations and other functions, ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service requirement.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a diverse role in which no two days are the same. You will be working across the entire Royal Naval fleet with scope for career development through IENG and CENG.
Your main responsibilities as a HVAC Design Engineer will involve:
Operating within the functionality of the appropriate tools and techniques (e.g. Autocad, Inventor, Foran etc) as directed by his/her supervisor
Producing and developing designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out detail design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained, taking due cognisance of Designing for Production
Carrying out investigations into operational problems or developments, develop, and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a team
Supporting the development of best practice to increase the capability, performance of tools and processes
Identifying personal training requirements, skills gaps and development requirements in own discipline
Keeping up to date in relevant technical areas, developing skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services (seeking and sharing good practice and knowledge to continuously improve practices), and supplying technical support and expertise to others as required
Conducting ship trials and surveys
Your skills and qualifications:
BTEC/ONC qualified or equivalent experience
Experience or strong engineering background (mechanical, electrical or structural)
Prior HVAC experience/knowledge would be preferred
What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong communication, diplomacy and interpersonal skills. Typically, communication will be internally focused but may include limited communication and interface with external contacts and customers. Is required to influence, guide and convince others to adopt a particular course of action.
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.
Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.
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.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
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.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.