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Principal Engineer - Outfit

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  • Sector:

    Marine Systems Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £39.6 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Contact phone:

    01383 324915

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Description

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Outfit/Vessel Arrangements will involve:

Developing the vessel General Arrangements along with the associated Compartment List and the Change Log that describes all changes that take place as the design evolves, essential to maintaining configuration control for the wider project team

Ensuring all work is conducted in line with company quality and technical standards

Leading and managing a team of 4 engineers, developing work scopes

Preparing and supporting Design Reviews and Zonal Reviews and ensure the necessary evidence and documentation is in place

Working with a team of designers and engineers allocated to systems within their responsibility and to progress the tasks identified in the related Statement of Works in accordance with the agreed schedules & budgets

Producing progress reports for allocated work packages, ensuring that the agreed scope is delivered within budget and schedule, and that any additional scope is identified and costed / charged separately

Managing the production of Layout Drawings for Outfit compartments for review by stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications:

Degree in Naval Architecture/Ship Design with knowledge and competence in Naval Ship outfitting

A high degree of proficiency with the CAD tools in use particularly FORAN and 2D/3D AutoCAD

Familiarity with implementing engineering change to the design of vessels including use of Product Lifecycle Management tools e.g. Windchill

Ability to assess, check and approve calculations, sketches, tools and procedures produced by the team

Design experience at various stages within the build lifecycle (concept to final delivery)


Chartered or working towards Professional Institute Membership as a Chartered Engineer

Experience of people management and management of small teams

Experience of project planning

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.