Senior Ship Warden

BAE Systems
England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
11 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Senior Ship Warden

How would you like to work on a British Icon? Opportunities like this don't come along every day. At 280 meters long, 70 meters wide and 56 meters tall, the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (QEC) will be the largest ship ever to be commissioned by the Royal Navy, and a major symbol of Global Britain on the World stage. We currently have vacancies for Senior Ship Wardens to work on this platform and others at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Senior Ship Warden, you will be responsible for the co-ordination and control of assigned ship wardens and to assist the ship warden supervisor in the management of care and protection for designated vessels. You will also take due regard at all times for the provision of SHE and employee welfare. The role will be broad and varied, with the opportunity for excellent career progression.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Ship Warden will involve:

Operating Safe Systems of Work that comply with company processes and procedures on SHE to ensure the safety of all staff

Supervising, as directed, low level maintenance and equipment as required by contract specification

Acting as the authorised person for Confined Space and High Voltage

Deputising for ship warden supervisors in their absence

Maintaining positive relationships with the ship's staff, projects and customers

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Ship Warden :

Experience within Royal Navy Leading Hand Engineering Technician role or above or civilian equivalent

Confined Space Authorised Person

High Voltage Authorised person

Working knowledge of electrical safety and testing

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess a tactful approach, whilst remaining calm under pressure when dealing with conflicting requirements. You must also be an effective leader, with the ability to influence and motivate others.

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base, Hampshire

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, 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 Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and a revenue of £650 million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

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 UK MoD Maritime, 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. And with our development and support of complex equipment ranging from a Spearfish Torpedo to an Artisan Radar, the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the UK Royal Navy for decades to come.

Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.

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