Principal Engineer - Mechanical Handling

Recruiter
Engineering Specialists
Location
Plymouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1234994005
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Principal Engineer - Mechanical Handling

LOCATION: Plymouth

RATE: Up to £55/ hr (Ltd/Umbr)

CLIENT INFORMATION:

My client is one of the UK's leading engineering solution providers based at Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport, the largest Naval Dockyard in North West Europe which employs in the region of 5,500 people. This is one of the three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy. They supply naval base support functions for the Ministry of Defence delivering critical in-service support and deep maintenance for the UK's military estate.

YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

- Degree qualified (Mechanical Engineering)
- Chartered Engineer
- Nuclear Introductory Course or equivalent nuclear and / or marine system knowledge

IDEALLY YOU WILL ALSO HAVE:

- SC (or higher) Security Clearance in place
- Naval/ Marine Experience

ROLE INFORMATION:

There is a requirement to modify a number of SRC and 15 Dock services and structures in order to provide a sustainable Fleet time docking capability in Devonport Dockyard.

The purpose of this Programme is to provide a flexible organisation to coordinate, direct and oversee all of the projects and activities necessary to safely deliver the above outcome to time cost and quality.

Background

15 Dock, within the SRC, has been identified as the designated dock Fleet time docking of in service submarines. The Fleet Time Docking capability is key to sustaining submarines at sea.

A programme of assessments and physical works has been ongoing to maintain and improve the performance of the various systems and structures within the Facility under normal and extreme scenarios. However, this will not provide the necessary capability; consequently, Babcock is mobilising a team to undertake the necessary work.

The Key objective of this Programme is to:
Safely deliver a reliable and sustainable Fleet Time Docking capability in 15 Dock.

Main Purpose of Role
As Responsible Engineer for Mechanical Handling Systems; ensure systems are designed against a clear statement of compliance with defined Requirements, including demonstration that the design meets relevant Health Safety & Environmental and specified Nuclear Safety requirements.
- Lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing technical teams producing the designs and making appropriate technical management responses.
- Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
- Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process.
- Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock's Business Management System and Technical Manual.
- Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
- Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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