EPG Principal Electrical Engineer

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Job position:
EPG Principal Electrical Engineer
Government & Defence
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213103195 (cv-library.co.uk)

Job description

EPG Principal Electrical Engineer

Would you like to be involved in the design of engineering support to warship capability insertions?

We currently have a vacancy for an EPG Principal Electrical Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.

As an EPG Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be involved in looking at the electrical elements of systems and how they can be modified to improve performance, reliability, and capability.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to support a range of projects at bid stage and through design to embodiment.

Your main responsibilities as an EPG Principal Electrical Engineer will involve:

Performing the role of lead engineer on projects, supporting the project manager in the preparation of bid documentation and work breakdown structures and leading a team of engineers through the project lifecycle.

Designing and developing solutions, resolving engineering issues and problems for a range of situations relating to the electrical elements of the power and propulsion systems

Providing technical guidance to others on electrical engineering matters

Assisting in the production of estimates and design requirement specifications

Conducting technical reviews.

Verifying and checking engineering designs/documentation generated within the team.

Articulating, defining and documenting subject expertise, approaches and standards in order to extend business knowledge base

Supporting junior team members, to enhance skills and competencies, such that technical capability objectives are fully achieved

Supporting the embodiment of solutions on board vessels, working with other departments and OEMs.

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree level qualification in relevant electrical/engineering discipline or equivalent experience

Chartered Engineer

Experience in the design and development of Naval Platform Management Systems, HV, and LV electrical systems

Experience of managing subcontractors/suppliers, and demonstrable commercial awareness

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have good communications skills both verbal and written with the ability to work as part of a team or independently. You will be flexible in your approach with the ability of being able to work under pressure and to tight timescales.

Location: Portsmouth

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.

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

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 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

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