Field Services Engineer (Submarine Support)


Field Service Engineer (Submarine Support)

Would you like to play a crucial role in the support of our submarine business function? We currently have a vacancy for a Field Service Engineer (Submarine Support) at our site in home based (Mobile working).

As a Field Service Engineer (Submarine Support), you will be providing actuation Control, Autopilot and depth equipment support for Vanguard, Trafalgar & former Upholder (now Canadian DND) Class Submarines as well as providing field support for Depth Equipment’s for overseas customers.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to work with the latest and greatest technology in an environment that is ever changing and growing.

Your main responsibilities as a Field Service Engineer (Submarine Support) will involve:

Adhere with legislation and company policy

Mobile support for Submarine systems and associated equipment in the UK and overseas as required

Provide on call support as required

Answer technical queries about his/her work within their level of knowledge and competence

Raising risk assessments and method statements to cover work

Design and develop solutions to a range of common design situations and problems

Work as part of a team and under limited technical supervision

Understand and apply a range of fundamental design processes, tools, systems and techniques

Communicate with internal and external Customers and with other functions

Perform self-verification of own tasks to ensure completeness and quality and to arrange checking of work by the appropriate authority.

Your skills and qualifications:

Electro and Electrical/Mechanical background

Knowledge and experience of Engineering governance and assurance processes (e.g. Life Cycle Management)

Experience of fault-finding, repair and commissioning of complex electronic systems

Flexible working attitude

Report writing skills
Excellent customer facing skills

Experience of working offsite and providing practicable solutions

Knowledge of Field Services Environment

Background in Military or Defence engineering

What we're looking for in you:

Our ideal candidate will be a team player with strong communication skills and a mind used to solving problems. Attention to detail is critical for the role, so you must have a confident approach to your work and work well on pressure.

Location: Mobile - home based working where the project dictates Broad Oak or Faslane (possible overseas travel)

Salary: Competitive

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.