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Senior Mechanical (Aux Systems) Engineer

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  • Location

    Glasgow

  • Sector:

    Marine Systems Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30.23 - £38.85 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

  • Contact email:

    rosyth@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    186933CF_1617224706

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-30

  • Start date:

    03/05/2021

Overview

Applies specialist design knowledge in mechanical aspects of all Auxiliary Systems in order to resolve complex specialist design problems and issues.

Assist with the development of auxiliary systems, providing design input to the subcontractor and assurance that the architecture and detailed design are fit for purpose, ensuring technical viability and safe operation of specific auxiliary systems that the individual is responsible for.

Assist in the development of SQEP within the auxiliary sub-discipline.

Core Duties

Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need

Carry out relatively complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.

Be familiar with the design of auxiliary systems, and practised in delivering solutions that meet customer requirements in all phases of the shipbuild cycle. The role holder will be able to perform analyses of engineering issues and possess the ability to recommend solutions.

Undertake integration into the ship design of equipments associated with the following auxiliary systems:

Fluid system design including flow modelling, flow calculations, use of pipes and valves

Hydraulics and compressed gas systems.

Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants (POL).

Water Systems

Waste Management Systems

Bilge, Sullage and Ballast Systems

Scuppers, drains, vent and air escape systems.

By understanding the transversal factors that auxiliary systems have on complex warship design, such as underwater radiated noise, shock, survivability, operability, reliability, availability, human factors, and design for support; influence the overall design solution.

Key Duties

  • Participate in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.
  • Carry out specialist technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.
  • Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.
  • Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Support the Principal engineer as the specialist point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives.
  • Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids.
  • Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development.
  • Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility.

Qualifications/Knowledge

  • Degree qualified in an engineering or other related discipline, although not essential.
  • Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council and be a member of a relevant Professional Body.
  • 5 Years' experience in engineering or a defence related industry.
  • Experience and expertise, in Marine Engineering Systems

Experience in the design, build, integration, support and operation of Naval ships.

Knowledge and experience of shipbuilding, Operations processes and modern build strategies.

Knowledge of processes and tools used in Marine Engineering

Awareness of Life Cycle Management reviews of bids and programmes.

Awareness of external market and similar industry advancements and developments

Understands how marine engineering integrates into other technologies and products.

Commercial Awareness.

  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of the application of specialisation to the maritime environment.

Wide range of Auxiliary system design knowledge in the following disciplines and specialising in at least one of:

Fluid system design including flow modelling, flow calculations, use of pipes and valves

Hydraulics and compressed gas systems.

Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants (POL).

Water Systems, including Chilled Water.

Waste Management Systems

Bilge, Sullage and Ballast Systems

Scuppers, drains, vent and air escape systems