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T45 PIP Senior Electrical Engineer (Yard Team) Full Time

at BAE Systems Portsmouth in Portsmouth (Published at 12-04-2021)

T45 PIP Senior Electrical Engineer (Yard Team)

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T45 PIP Senior Electrical Engineer (Yard Team)

Would you like to be involved in ensuring that the electrical tasks undertaken for the power and propulsion systems solution are fully integrated and consistent with the wider platform electrical solution? We currently have a vacancy for a T45 PIP Senior Electrical Engineer (Yard Team) at our site in Portsmouth.

As a T45 PIP Senior Electrical Engineer (Yard Team), you will be the onsite representation for Power and Propulsion design at the CL (Cammell Laird) shipyard. Key elements of this is being first point of contact for CL and Electrical OEM?s in support of Build and testing commissioning activities.

This role requires an experienced and knowledgeable power generation and propulsion systems engineer, who have the proven technical breadth & depth in this area to be acknowledged to have successfully delivered on projects, programmes and contracts of this size and complexity.

Must be willing to travel on a regular basis within the UK and potentially worldwide.

Your main responsibilities as a T45 PIP Senior Electrical Engineer (Yard Team) will involve:

Supporting the solution development of Technical Queries raised by the CL embodiment team to ensure that design intent is maintained through the change process

Providing the ?on site? technical interface on all day-to-day matters concerning the electrical aspects of the power and propulsion system solution with the customer, alliance partners and key supply chain OEMs, including the Ministry DE&S, Naval Command, MCTA, etc.

Providing support to the development and integration of the P+P system setting to work and acceptance trials within the Contract Master Schedule (CMS)

Providing support for assurance that the overall P&P system design is adequate i.e. it is robust, and provide supporting documentation for the safety case

Supporting the achievement of delegated project cost and schedule objectives, whilst continually maintaining quality and other performance requirements.

Attending on-site acceptance events relating to electrical scope of work

Providing support to PIP sea trials

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering Discipline

  • In depth knowledge of electrical power and propulsion systems and appropriate standards

  • Has a good standard of knowledge and detailed understanding to electrical engineering theories, concepts, practices, principals and approaches, able to apply theoretical engineering knowledge, experience & skills to develop products & services, specifications, designs and developments, able to resolve technical & performance issues and problems for a platform, product or service level

  • A proven knowledge and experience of Power and Propulsion system acceptance trials


  • Must have a sound IT knowledge e.g Microsoft office
  • Marine experience

  • Have experience of mentoring of junior engineers

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have good communication skills both verbal and written, being able to work independently as well as in a team. You will have the ability to collaborate across different organisations and adapt to different working environments.

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. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of an element of working from home, flexible start and finish times 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.

Job Engineering
Primary LocationGB-ENG-HAM-Portsmouth Naval Base

Closing Date 26/Apr/21, 5:59:00 PM

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