Senior Platform Engineer - Aviation

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Marine Systems Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £37.80 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Position Description

Our Client has an immediate requirement for a Senior Platform Engineer for a Frigate programme, responsible for the integration of platform equipment and systems within the ships hangar and mission bay. This will cover all aspects of the operational, functional and physical/engineering for the hangar and mission bay including, but not limited to, capital platform equipment, stowage, communications, tactical integration, drills, emergencies, weapons handling, fuelling, hangar maintenance and helicopter handling.


Functional integration of the platform equipment and systems within the ship, including but not limited to aviation, air weapons, combat systems, auxiliary systems, etc.

Management of Engineering changes to supporting systems and services.

Facilitate coherence and problem solving of system and spatial design issues with the zone.

Production and review of design documentation such as TESs, SOWs, design documents, safety documents and assessment of supplier's reports.

Adaptation of the hangar and aviation compartments for MH60R, weapons, and stowage of associated equipment.

Development of whole ship operating procedures and identification and implementation of resulting changes on the platform design. Including launch, recovery, handling, weapons, emergency scenarios, communications, tactical integration, refuelling and maintenance.

Assurance of operating compatibility of the helicopter with other ship scenarios such as boat operation.

Support of Steering and Working Groups as required.

Assist in planning and execution of the process and trials required for acceptance and clearance (certification).

Liaison with external authorities for acceptance, certification and operational approval.

Assist in the maintenance of design intent through spatial integration and in to commissioning / build, including approval / authorisation of engineering documents and change requests, overseeing of design intent reviews etc.

Assist zone owner in achieving compartment plan approval.