Structural Engineer

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Structural Engineer

Would you like to play a key role within structural engineering activities across a diverse range of buildings spanning the Naval Base? We currently have a vacancy for a Structural Engineer at our site, Portsmouth Naval Base.

As a Structural Engineer, you will be supporting the Senior Structural Engineer with the design and development of structural solutions, as well as resolving engineering issues for constructions and buildings at the Naval Base. The dockyard comprises an area of about 336 acres and includes buildings that range from shipbuilding warehouses, churches, museums, block mills and also the Naval Academy where Lord Admiral Nelson himself learnt his trade.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with a very diverse range of architecture, including buildings dating back to 1495, as well as a variety of materials. You will have the chance to work as part of a large team, developing your skills and experience in structural engineering within an exciting environment.

Your main responsibilities as a Structural Engineer will involve:
Undertaking civil/structural appraisals and inspections

Undertaking engineering feasibility assessments, vetting and approving preliminary and final designs with justification for decision(s)

Preparing requirement specifications

Participating in design reviews and other peer review meetings as required

Supporting Project Managers with the delivery of projects
Your skills and qualifications as a Structural Engineer:

Degree or equivalent qualification or experience within structural/ civil engineering (or closely related discipline)

Experience within structural analysis and design
Knowledge of buildings structures
Knowledge of building surveys and regulations
Heritage building survey and preservation
What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to work well as part of a team. You must also have good communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical information and influence a range of stakeholders.

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base, Hampshire

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Flexible Working: At Maritime Services, we embrace flexible and modern working arrangements and feel this is an important part of the benefits that we have on offer. It helps us to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This role can be undertaken either full time, part time, job share, flexible hours or we would welcome your suggestions for how we could make this role fit your circumstances.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

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

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.