Principal Engineer - Test & Acceptance

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    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

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    £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 1 year ago

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Principal Engineer - (Test & Acceptance)

Would you like to play a key role within our Shore Integration Facility (SIF), working with communication systems for submarines?

As a Principal Engineer - (Test & Acceptance), you will be responsible for the test and acceptance of electronic communications systems for the submarine build, and oversee the development and maintenance of the large lab area within the facility, covering infrastructure, cabling, configuration management; as well as the installation and commissioning of equipment prior to test.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be an integral part of the submarine build. It is a new diverse team, which affords opportunity to develop within role. Due to this being a new team, there is an exciting opportunity to develop in which the way function takes direction, including how processes and procedures are put in place.

Your main responsibilities will involve:

+Overseeing the Test and Acceptance team and programme within ICPDS department of SIF

+Process definition

+Working with test procedures and facilities

+Attending factory acceptance tests

+Ensuring technical documentation is completed and maintained

+Giving technical presentations

+Carrying out engineering calculations

+Working with functional system diagrams

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Engineer - (Test & Acceptance):

+Degree qualified within relevant engineering or related discipline or equivalent qualification or experience

+Good technical knowledge of one of the following areas: Electronics, Communication Systems, Systems Engineering

+Experience of test and acceptance within a high assurance/complex engineering environment

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.