Power & Propulsion Engineer

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  • Location:

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £46000 per annum + + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Power & Propulsion Engineer

  • Power & Propulsion; Electrical; Mechanical; Electromechanical

  • Defence; Maritime; Royal Navy; MOD

  • £40,000 - £46,000 + excellent benefits

  • Scotstoun, Glasgow

We are recruiting two Power & Propulsion (P&P) Engineers to join the Canadian Surface Combatant Programme at our site in Scotstoun, Glasgow.

As an Power & Propulsion Engineer, you will be the Subject Matter Expert for Power and Propulsion in either Electrical or Mechanical sub-systems. You will support the Platform Technical Authority (TA) with the design, development and integration of the allocated P&P electrical or mechanical sub-systems working with specialist multi-disciplinary teams, resolving system technical issues and providing technical assessment and risk mitigation where required.

Your main responsibilities as an Power & Propulsion Engineer will involve:

  • Supporting the Platform TA to ensure that Engineering policies and plans are known and understood by the P&P Delivery team in accordance with the lifecycle management governance and company requirements

  • Conducting technical analysis and investigations into complex problems, issues and opportunities arising in the P&P System area to provide clear conclusions, implications and recommend a solution

  • Supporting in the technical management of P&P (sub) System Suppliers, including design reviews

  • Supporting the Zonal Review programme leading to final compartment approval

  • Leading on resolution of key P&P (sub) System Technical issues

  • Conducting Technical risk assessment and mitigation

  • Supporting the Platform TA in achieving certification and with Governance presentations and deliverables

  • Supporting to deliver the P&P sub System Certificate of Design

  • Producing Technical Reports resulting from directed Technical Investigations

Your skills and qualifications as an Power & Propulsion Engineer:


  • Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering/Electromechanical Engineering

  • Knowledge of Power & Propulsion System design processes and inter-relationships

  • Knowledge and experience in the development and integration of Power and Propulsion mechanical or electrical equipment

  • Knowledge of Lloyds regulations with strong Understanding of Safety evaluation and legislation


  • Chartership or willingness to achieve

  • Understanding of wider Warship platform design and principles of operation

  • Strong background in Naval Engineering practices/Defence industry/working with MOD

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.