Principal Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Devon, Plymouth
£49704 - £62140 per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Principal Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer x2
Based from Bristol, Plymouth or Rosyth
£49,704 - £62,140 dependent on experience and location

Would you like to join a growing multi-disciplinary team within the Electrical Engineering Group (EEG)?

We currently have a vacancy for Principal Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer at our sites in Plymouth, Bristol and Rosyth.

As a Principal Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer, you will have the support of a large team of likeminded electrical and electronic engineers to give support to, and to learn and give support from; sharing best practice and enabling you to grow within your profession

About the role

This role will provide you with the opportunity to deliver complex electrical/ electronic projects within an exciting, interesting team environment. Each week will provide you with new challenges that will test your skills and knowledge.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Electrical and Electronic Design Engineer will involve:

  • Responsible for the delivery of Electrical/Electronic aspects of marine system design and ensure it complies with the relevant legislation.
  • Manage the Integration using practical electrical, electronic combat and automation product solutions within not only the same disciplines but also defining the interfaces with others constructively and mechanically.
  • Ensure that the technical requirements produced at product and sub-system levels meet the customers' requirements and are able to verified and validated successfully.
  • Developing Electrical/Electronic engineering design solutions for a variety of different platforms across the full Engineering Lifecycle. This will include substantiating the integrity and performance of new system designs within their operating environments.
  • Provide electrical & electronic design support by preparing and checking design documentation, reviews, estimates and schedules in support of tender responses requiring design input. Supervising, planning and controlling work to time, cost and quality.
  • Technical Authority for complex multi discipline tasks and projects. You will produce, review and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation and technical reports, in accordance with project requirements.
  • This will be a fantastic opportunity to join a team of like-minded Engineers and support on our high profile projects. As well as working for the UK's leading naval support business, we will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company

What we are looking for in you:

You will have strong commitment, drive and self-motivation with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal allowing you to integrate and converse with a diverse team of engineers. You will have the ability to challenge others effectively, technically lead others by example, and manage both short and long-term engineering objectives.

Your skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified to degree level, or HNC/HND equivalent, coupled with significant experience in the relevant engineering discipline
  • Ideally, you will be a member of a relevant institution (e.g. RINA, IET, IMechE, IMarEst etc.) and hold or working towards Chartered or Incorporated status or you will have significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council at CEng level.
  • You will have a high level of developed knowledge, as the role is directly accountable for design development, and determining solutions to problems and issues within the specialist subject area. The ideal candidate will be a proven Principal Electrical/Electronic Design Engineer or Senior Engineer ready to take the next step with significant experience in overseeing projects and skilled in supporting and developing less experienced team members.
  • It would be beneficial if you have experience working on UK naval marine shipbuilding projects or defence related design experience but this is not essential. Electrical & Electronics experience in other industries would be considered including facilities, Oil & Gas and Aviation

Join us and the projects you will be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You will be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

What else do I need to know?

You will work 36 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible agile working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

Babcock Marine Engineering & Systems (MES)

Marine Engineering & Systems (MES) is a business unit within the Marine Division of Babcock International Group. MES Engineering is a leading design consultancy providing naval architecture, marine, system engineering, electrical engineering design and project support services to the marine and defence markets worldwide. We have vast experience in engineering, construction, concept design and through life support for a wide range of front line naval and auxiliary support vessels.

The Division is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme and the Successor Programme, as well as, providing engineering services to the UK Surface Ship and Submarine fleet. Also, with ongoing additional framework agreements, infrastructure projects, export markets and research & development projects.

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