Hull & System Surveillance Requirement Engineer (submarines)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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H&SSR Engineer required to manage the delivery of assigned Hull & System Surveillance Requirement Team H&SSR outputs, as defined by the Maritime Support Delivery Framework Design Services & Programme Management Annual Plan.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

To manage and deliver the assigned H&SSR Team H&SSR outputs as defined by the MSDF DSPM Annual Plan and in accordance with the appropriate SIPOC


To schedule, manage survey returns and produce Summary Reports for the H&SSR work packages assigned to them;

To review and update Master H&SSR Documents and conduct audits of the SMSA against the Master H&SSR Documents.

To answer enquiries from the Design Authorities relating to the H&SSR.

To maintain and develop their own professional and technical standards and capability, including a sound understanding of all current and relevant processes, good practices, and standards, including applicable Defence Standards and survey documentation.

To maintain an up to date set of Terms of Reference that are endorsed by the Team Leader.

Promote the development of good working relationships and communications with all internal and external stakeholders;

To provide timely notification to the H&SSR Team Leader of any risks such as lack of resources, requirement compliance and technical compliance, proposing solutions as appropriate.

To manage (and undertake) technical investigations and provide technical advice/support (where necessary) to other Engineers in order to resolve H&SSR issues, including those queries received from Design Authorities and/or forwarded from other internal departments;

To update the Management Information System for all assigned H&SSR tasks by 16:00 each Friday.

Responsible for supporting the Team Leader, as directed, in the review of processes and/or ways of working to ensure they reflect current approaches as well as implementing identified approved continuous improvement activities or wider changes to H&SSR processes.

Responsible for constantly reviewing their day to day duties to identify improvements to existing processes, procedures and ways of working within the team. To present these to their Team Leader and once agreed implement the endorsed changes.

In delivering these functions the post holder is to ensure that they take all reasonable steps to protect the safety of colleagues, to identify any hazards that they may experience as a result of carrying out the duties of the post and to keep those hazards at an ALARP and tolerable level.

The post holder will have a background in Engineering which supports effective transition into the role of H&SSR Engineer.

Previous submarine, MoD or offshore engineering experience is preferable.

A track record of effective organisational and communication skills and a keen eye for detail and precision is required.

Candidates should be IT literate, including MS applications Word, Excel and Outlook.

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