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Senior Commissioning Engineer

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, UK
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26 Sep 2020

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Senior Commissioning Engineer

Would you like an exciting opportunity to be part of our testing and commissioning team within our submarines? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Commissioning Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Commissioning Engineer, you will be performing electrical testing and commissioning activities, interacting with test groups, support service teams and key stakeholders, the role will see you working 50% office based and 50% hands on within the yard and there can be the requirement to travel abroad as required.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of working towards the next generation of strategic deterrent to RN and our country and we will encourage & support your development.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Commissioning Engineer will involve:

Performing electrical testing and commissioning activities

Completing test procedure reviews

Planning of future works

Attending working groups for specific systems (will become a system lead)

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Commissioning Engineer:

Essential skills:

ONC in electrical engineering

Electrical testing and commissioning background

MS Office competent

Desirable skills:

Strategic weapons systems knowledge

HNC Qualification in relevant discipline

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills and be thorough, you will be able to work under your own initiative and as part of a team.

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 will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and 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.

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