Infrastructure Lead Engineer

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Lead Infrastructure Engineer – Building Services

Would you like to support our site operations team with the development of newly won contract for Land UK including the development, maintenance and delivery of legally compliant business cases pertaining to site buildings, utilities & services? We currently have a vacancy for a Lead Infrastructure Engineer at our site in Glascoed, S. Wales.

As a Lead Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible in managing the development, maintenance and delivery of the site supporting the team in the development of new plant machinery, utilities and services. You will work with project managers, delivery managers, third party contractors and other stakeholders on the maintenance and improvement of the site including but not limited to investment case preparations, executions and physical work execution as well.

This role will provide you with the ability to work on a very high priority project for the organisation supporting BAE Systems Land UK on a large newly won contact with a high value client. You will play a pivotal role seeing the development of the site and be able to work with senior and key stakeholders.


Your main responsibilities as a Lead Infrastructure Engineer will involve:

Managing (with a team of technical experts) the site utilities, buildings, and associated equipment at Glascoed site, ensuring site buildings, utilities, roads and equipment comply with all applicable statutory duties with reference to Operation, Maintenance, Examination and Testing, Ensuring all works undertaken comply with all applicable company mandated policies and procedures and are executed to prescribed Safe Systems of Work.

Co-ordinating the documentation and ongoing development of safe systems of work (work task instructions and scheduled frequencies, method statements and risk assessments).

Assisting in the Project Management with/for various departments in any modification to and/or new installations of buildings & services across the site.

Providing Services and Utilities with an engineering resource to identify and resolve engineering & operational problems impacting on the performance & profitability of the Business and actively participate and lead any Continuous Improvement activities as necessary.

Ensuring correct selection, supervision and control of any labour (Contract or otherwise) and any resources within their area of control to ensure the site meets set BMS policies and legal standards. Verifying these parties work, Job Method Statements and Risk Assessments are suitable and sufficient and are within the site policies and controls and audit them to ensure compliance during the task or project.

Driving supply chain for cost effective framework agreements &/or service level agreements that add value & longevity to protect the business.

Supporting Procurement in selection process for suitable suppliers.

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree Level Qualification OR equivalent in an Engineering Discipline (Mechanical or Electrical or Civil)

Proven experience in Mechanical/Electrical Utilities or Civil Construction and Contractor Management (Buildings Design and Build, Building Services, Plant and Infrastructure and Equipment Engineering Maintenance)

Engineering Experience of Design, Build, Technical Construction Certification, Health & Safety File Compilation and Administration and Operational Maintenance.

Recognised Health & Safety Qualification (NEBOSH General & Construction Certificate)

Recognised Environmental Qualification (IEMA)


Membership of Professional Engineering Institution

Waste management Duty of Care & Hazardous Waste Regulations

Site safety management qualification (SMSTS)

Asbestos Qualifications: P405 –Management of Asbestos in buildings & P407 Managing Asbestos in Premises, the Duty Holder Requirements. (unless covered by another function)

What we're looking for in you:

To be successful in this role you will possess a number of soft skills, these will include: great communication skills (both verbal and written), stakeholder management skills (being able to work with people of all levels and cross functional teams as well), good leaderships skills, good organisational skills, good interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise your workload and others, good motivation skills, ability to demonstrate dedication and commitment to your work.

Location: Glascoed, S. Wales

Salary: Up to £33,919 per annum

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.

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.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence, aerospace and security company.

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.