Engineer - Electrical

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Electrical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steve Roberts

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

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Description: Electrical Engineer

On behalf of a leading Engineering company Morson currently require an Electrical Engineer on a 5 month contract with a view to extension to work within the In Service Submarines division.

Primary Purpose:

To undertake and conduct the day-to-day project management of tasks associated with power generation and distribution, control & instrumentation, other electrical systems and platform wide electrical design issues on In Service Submarines.

To act, in conjunction with the other members of the Mechanical Team, as the focal point for support, to the Platform Group within the Submarine Operating Centre. This focal point is specifically cantered around the identification of issues, risks and the associated potential design solutions for In-Service Submarines.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities

To act as Task Owner for the specification, planning, execution and delivery of specific submarine design support / design change tasks, as allocated by the Team Leader - Power, to the required standard(s), time scales and budgets. In terms of the above requirement tasks include, but are not limited to: * Conducting investigations and / or design studies as required by the Submarine Enterprise with a specific focus on submarine secondary propulsion systems and shipside service systems;

  • Developing and or maturing technical solutions and associated specifications and technical reports in order that the required design changes can be proposed and progressed;
  • Conducting design and safety reviews in order to identify the technical and safety risks;
  • Conducting on board inspections and assessments (operational and in maintenance);
  • Project managing sub-contractors in the execution of specific tasks that require specialist or OEM support; and
  • Producing reports and recommendations that detail the proposed solution and or way ahead which will give consideration to priority, programme and budget.

To directly liaise with the PG-Elect (the Customer) and other MOD project officers, as authorised, to identify the technical issues, discuss potential solutions, review recommendations, conclusions, provide general advice and report progress.

To manage sub-contractors in the conduct and progress of their contracts and provide technical acceptance of their deliverables on behalf of the client.

To liaise with other departments to ensure that cross-Platform integration issues and Safety aspects of any design support / design change tasks are addressed.

To provide technical support on electrical design aspects to other Engineering Services projects and the wider Submarine Enterprise Teams as directed by the Manager - Power.

To apply and work to objectives and targets as set by the Team Leader - Power.

To notify the Team Leader - Power of any issue with the potential to affect contractual and commercial.

To notify the Team Leader - Power of any potential problems, including lack of resources / budgets / forward workload.

To maintain appropriate documentation and records in assigned areas of work including project files and the Management Information System (MIS).

To undertake ad-hoc and emergent tasks as directed by the Manager - Power / Team Leader - Power.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements


Minimum of a Level 4 BTEC in a relevant STEM based discipline or a comparable academic standard (NVQ Level 4 / Foundation Degree etc).

It is desirable that the post holder holds a Master's Degree in a relevant STEM based discipline.

The post holder should hold or be working towards at least Incorporated Engineer status via an appropriate institution, whilst preferably working towards Chartered Engineer status. Experience:

Experience and knowledge in the delivery of In-service Submarine Support (including structure, stakeholders, operations, working practices etc.).

The post holder shall have notable experience of project management and working in a team.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.