Job Description

Role Description

Would you like to be part of a growing multi-disciplinary team developing engineering solutions and upgrades for naval platforms within the Engineering Project Group? The Engineering Project Group (EPG) is part of our clients wider business, and is currently expanding to meet the demands of a variety of engineering projects. We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Electrical Engineer based in Portsmouth, with options for remote and hybrid working.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be working across the breadth of the engineering design lifecycle to support the current projects and future bidding activity of the department. You will be responsible for providing professional electrical engineering services to meet the future operational needs of naval platforms, the Maritime Services business and customer programmes.

This role will provide you with exposure to engineering life cycle on various naval platforms. You will be working as a key part of an agile, diverse and multi-skilled team of stakeholders with a common goal to deliver right first time solutions to our customers challenging needs.

Core Duties

  • Conducting a wide range of activities including feasibility studies, research, design, development and post-design services, involving the full engineering lifecycle to meet defined project and business requirements
  • Applying customer requirements and constraints together with technical requirements to drive the definition of engineering solutions
  • Delivering electrical, automation and control system hardware design solutions
  • Assessing, engineering, verifying and qualifying the functional, data management, electrical power and EMC aspects of the product and its components to the necessary quality, performance and safety requirements
  • Providing technical guidance on areas of specific expertise within the team
  • Authoring technical reports, system and equipment specifications, and supplier statements of work
  • Specifying the components, spatial layouts, interconnections and integration of functional elements to meet performance requirements for all aspects of electrical product design
  • Engaging with MoD stakeholders, test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required to satisfy project needs
  • Presenting technical solutions to engineering authorities and customer stakeholders as well as participating in gateway reviews to track and manage progress

Competencies

  • Conducting a wide range of activities including feasibility studies, research, design, development and post-design services, involving the full engineering lifecycle to meet defined project and business requirements
  • Applying customer requirements and constraints together with technical requirements to drive the definition of engineering solutions
  • Delivering electrical, automation and control system hardware design solutions
  • Assessing, engineering, verifying and qualifying the functional, data management, electrical power and EMC aspects of the product and its components to the necessary quality, performance and safety requirements
  • Providing technical guidance on areas of specific expertise within the team
  • Authoring technical reports, system and equipment specifications, and supplier statements of work
  • Specifying the components, spatial layouts, interconnections and integration of functional elements to meet performance requirements for all aspects of electrical product design
  • Engaging with MoD stakeholders, test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required to satisfy project needs
  • Presenting technical solutions to engineering authorities and customer stakeholders as well as participating in gateway reviews to track and manage progress

Knowledge

  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of electrical engineering
  • Awareness of all phases of the engineering lifecycle and configuration control systems
  • Understanding of the operational requirements specific to naval ships and the design intent of their systems

Skills

Essential:

  • Experience in the development of electrical, automation and/or control system products
  • Proven experience of using relevant industry standards
  • Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels
  • Proven experience of full design life cycle or 'cradle to grave' project(s)

Desirable:

  • Experience of operating in a marine, defence or high safety integrity environment
  • Familiarity with engineering analysis workflows and processes
  • Experience of producing wiring schematics/electrical drawings
  • Practical experience of working on electrical systems and equipment

Please feel free to get in touch with Jack Parratt if you are interested in this role - 0161 694 9210 / JParratt@outsource-uk.co.uk

Qualifications:

  • Qualified to degree level in a relevant electrical engineering subject
  • Chartered Engineer, or working towards CEng status

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