Job Description


Type: Contract Rate: £32 p/h Duration: 12 months Location: Weymouth

A Senior Engineer (Support Engineering) is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Weymouth.

Job Description

The TS&AA Senior Engineer will support the delivery of a proactive and agile technical response service to the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), Royal Navy (RN) and other Submarine Enterprise partners to assist the delivery of operationally available submarines.


The TS&AA Senior Engineer will be responsible for, or provide input to, the following typical key deliverables, dependent on their role:

  • Provision of Astute Class Platform / Combat System technical information from previously published sources.
  • Support to the provision of Astute Class Platform / Combat System Authoritative Advice, in accordance with the extant governance process.
  • Provision of Platform / Combat System technical information for legacy Class submarines from previously published sources where still available.
  • Provision of real-time support to In Service Submarines (ISM) / Combat Systems Group (CSG) customer for Operational Deficiencies (OPDEFs).
  • Provision of real-time support to ISM for submarine Incidents.
  • Identification of issues for inclusion in the Continuous Improvement process.
  • Management of Query Management systems.
  • Provision of information to support the appropriate Engineering or Support Managers in the preparation of briefs and reports for both internal and external reporting.


  • Knowledge of Royal Navy Submarine operating profiles.
  • Knowledge of MOD Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) processes.
  • Knowledge of the engineering lifecycle with some experience of operating in the phase relevant to the role.
  • Understand the need, and have awareness of Product Safety & Environmental policies and SHE.
  • Have good communication skills and be able to interact with the MOD, RN and other Enterprise stakeholders.

If you are a Senior Engineer in defence looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other defence engineering opportunities please contact Paul Ellis on 0161 694 9203 /

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