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Marine Fire Systems Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £36.50 per hour + Umbrella

  • Contact:

    Nick Wallwork

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Role can be done from Plymouth or Dunfermline

Inside IR35

We are looking for an engineer with experience of Marine Systems or Fire Systems Engineering. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Take responsibility of some Fire Suppression Systems, reviewing all associated Third Party Information including drawings, datasheets, calculations, panel design etc
  • Lead on the communication of these systems designs for their integration into the Ship and its systems
  • Lead on the management of system data into the project Master Equipment List
  • Develop TES for valves, remote manual operation, bellows, instantaneous couplings, foam tube closing caps
  • Proactive management of time and reporting of progress to the Fire SDDA

Experience Required:

  • A good working knowledge of marine systems and performing hydraulic calculations.
  • Working knowledge of Fire Suppression systems.
  • Ability to understand and interpret Classification Society (Lloyd's Register) requirements in the context of piping, nozzle and detection head positions.
  • Experience of assessing system block diagrams.


  • Good attention to detail with the ability to identify inconsistencies across complex datasets and design information.
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems via liaison with other functions across the project.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, adept at communicating at various levels across technical and commercial settings.
  • Ability to clearly articulate progress and report key issues and risks to team management, and proactively work to minimise technical and schedule impacts.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD essential and MS Visio desirable.