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Senior Engineer - Outfit

Senior Engineer - Outfit

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    Up to £36.00 per hour

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    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job description

Undertake a defined range of Wholeship - Integration activities including Outfit systems,

compartment design and integration activities in line with all relevant processes and quality

requirements. Supplying advice and support to internal and external customers ensuring

defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service


Core Activity

The successful Candidate will require knowledge and experience of naval and / or commercial ship outfit systems with the experience to support system and spatial integration issues with other


Including the design or operation of:-

  • Deck coverings, Coatings, Insulation & Linings
  • Accommodation and Wet Spaces
  • Medical
  • Ship's Access & Escape (i.e. doors, hatches, ladders. etc.)
  • Evacuation & Lifesaving
  • Removal routes
  • Commissariat, Galley & Laundry
  • Offices, Stores (incl. refrigerated) & Workshops
  • Human Factors awareness
  • Damage Control & Portable Firefighting
  • Equipment Procurement Packs
  • Rule sets: Def. Standards, Lloyds, Naval Rules
  • Compartment and Product Safety

Main Accountabilities

Produce Layout Drawings for Outfit compartments for review by stakeholders and to allow

Stage 2 to correctly model these spaces.

Update Windchill PLM with mature parts, systems, occurrences and compartment data to

ensure it correctly presents the baseline design.

Prepare technical equipment specifications; develop designs in line with all specifications

and standards and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed


Produce Procurement Pack documentation.

Co-ordinate with systems engineers and detail designers on the integration of Outfit


Support and attend FATs, HATs and SATs during the build, commissioning and trials


Support acceptance activities for Outfit facilities and equipment.

Support HAZIDs and Safety Reviews.

Support Design Reviews and Zonal Reviews.

Develop Ship design specifications under guidance and carry out Engineering Design

activities in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, examples being

development of outfit packages and General Arrangements.

Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying Outfit processes and procedures

in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.

Carry out technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of

technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the

design of improvements.

Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or engineering team to

deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation.

Liaise with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters.

Managing a small Engineering team.

Review, check & sign off calculations/documents completed by Outfit Engineers.

Make Engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.

Contribute to engineering team decisions to support the effective performance of the


Answer technical queries about own work within their level of knowledge and competency

Undertake general business and other design and integration activities, in support of

maturing the design, as directed by Line Management.

Qualifications/Functional Knowledge

Typically degree qualified (not essential), likely to be in a Technology, Engineering or

Science related discipline

Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered

Engineer with the Engineering Council

Good experience in engineering or a defence related industry.

Possesses good knowledge of all aspects within current discipline

Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements

Has sufficient capability to be able to make correct trade-off decisions

Good Experience in an Outfit Ship Design environment.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to management and peers.

Displays flexibility through response to radical changes.

Strong understanding of Detail Design Requirements as immediate customer in

Engineering Lifecycle

Experience with CAD software like AutoCAD or FORAN is desirable.