Principal Engineer

Principal Engineer / Systems Eng - Plymouth - Duration 6 months - Rate c£55/hr umb.
Key words / skills: Principal Eng, Systems, CDM, Interface, Nuclear, Dockyard, Naval, Marine, Submarine.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Principal Engineer, to work on a 6 month contract.
As a Principal Engineer your responsibilities and duties will include:
10 Dock Operations & Integration Manager in respect of the development of the overall Facility design.
Other Engineering Leads (internal and external to 10 Dock Project including other project Operations & Integration Managers) – to ensure that the design of all systems adequately interface with each other and that meetings are held to resolve conflicts / clashes. Suggested means: BIM clash management and Interface Management Processes.
User Acceptance Group (UAG), extended UAG (XUAG) – demonstration that the designed systems when integrated will meet the functional User Requirements.  Suggested means by Facility Activity Review (FAR) process.
Project / Package Manager – to communicate on project deliverables to scope, schedule and cost. Raise any technical issues that may have an effect on overall project delivery
Design Authority (DA) (Design & Safety Manager) – to advise on technical governance aspects of deliverables to ensure that quality is of required standard. 
Engineering Services Technical Authority (ES TA) – to attain information on current systems, learning from experience, Dockyard best practice etc.
Health & Safety Lead – to participate in management of conventional Health & Safety hazards.  Suggested methods – contribution to and update of project Design Risk Register(s) and mitigation plans.
Environmental Lead – to participate in management of environmental risks.  Suggested methods – contribution to and update of project Environmental Risk Register(s) and mitigation plans.
Submarine Operations Manager – participate in production of facility element of CONOPs documentation.

Sound understanding and application of relevant:
Industry legislation
Industry Codes and Standards
Design Engineering Practices 
Design Management (incl. Systems Engineering), planning and budgetary control
CDM Process Training
Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements
Submarine maintenance production engineering experience in a Dockyard environment; (Preferable).
Knowledge of process optimisation and human interface management; (Essential).
Experience of developing Concept of Operations (CONOPs) / procedure management information; 

The post holder must:
Be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle;
Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop an integrated design;
Have a sound understanding of construction design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements;
Experience of working in BIM environments.
Have a sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience;
Have a sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety (including Principal Designer responsibilities under CDM), Environmental and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures;
Have a working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications including BIM;
Have experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities or similar specialist applications.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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