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BAE Systems Submarine Solutions has been safely delivering world class submarines to the Royal Navy for more than a century. BAE Systems Submarine Solutions is home to the design, build, test and commissioning of the Astute class - the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines. In total seven of these state-of-the-art vessels will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.
Split across nine UK locations, and with more than 5,000 employees, the business is also the industry lead for the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines.
Principal Engineer - Power
This is an opportunity to influence the design, and ultimately the success, of one of the worlds most renowned defence companies.
For talented engineers, the chance to work on the Royal Navy's Astute and Successor class of submarines is a once-in-lifetime opportunity. See beneath the surface and discover more about the challenges and engineering triumphs behind one of the most complex engineering projects ever undertaken in the UK. http://bit.ly/SubmarineEngineering
Join BAE Systems Maritime Submarine as a Principal Engineer - Power, and you'll contribute directly to the creation of the next generation of submarine.
In this pivotal role in our electrical design team you will need to draw on your knowledge of LV (<1kV) and DC Generation and Distribution Systems in order to contribute to the design and development of future submarines.
It's an exciting programme, and a fantastic opportunity to augment its success; however, it won't be easy, but if you have a proven track record of system or equipment design, and sufficient power systems knowledge it's a role that will give you real job satisfaction.
As Principal Engineer - Power, your main responsibilities will involve:
Power Systems Modelling and Analysis
System testing and results analysis
Preparing design calculations to demonstrate designs meet performance requirements. i.e Load, Volt Drop, Fault Levels
Working across project groups to ensure designs meet the required operability, safety, security and supportability requirements
As Principal Engineer - Power, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Degree educated in a relevant field
Sufficient experience to be a Chartered Engineer, or working towards your Chartership
Experience within a: Submarine, Nuclear, Defence or Power industry
Technical report writing skills
Knowledge and experience in defence standards, whilst not essential, would be an advantage
A proven track record of system or equipment design
An in-depth understanding of at least one of the following areas:
Power system modelling; generators; switchgear; protection; power electronics
What we're looking for in you:
We're looking for someone who will really relish the opportunity to contribute to the programme, and enjoy the tangible results your work will create.
Someone with proven track record of system design, coupled with knowledge of one or more of the following areas: power system modelling, generators, switchgear, protection and power electronics.
We want team players who respect the opinions of others, we want people to have a common project goal and share in a knowledge sharing culture. We value people's health and safety in the workplace and want to continue to exceed in keeping people safe at work with the help of every employee.
You will be undertaking design reviews and presentations to customers, so the ability to present clearly and concisely is paramount.
Closing Date: Ongoing
To apply: Please apply via the following link.