Technical Authority - Type 26 Programme

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  • Location:

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Technical Authority - Type 26 Programme

  • Marine; Navy; Defence; Naval; MOD; Warship

  • Seamanship; Type 26; Installation; Commissioning; Trials and Acceptance

  • £50,000 - £60,000 + excellent bens.

  • Glasgow; Bristol or Portsmouth

As Technical Authority - Type 26 Global Combat Ship, you will exercise delegated technical authority over engineering aspects on a range of systems across the Type 26.

This role is to support the Type 26 programme, with construction of the First of Class, HMS Glasgow at our site in Govan, the programme is progressing at speed with sea trials due around 2024.

The Global Combat Ship will be a highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air-defence and general purpose operations anywhere on the world's oceans.

With a highly adaptable mission bay, this role will be key to supporting the successful delivery of the most modern warship in the UK.

Your main responsibilities as a Technical Authority -Type 26:

  • Delivery of Seamanship domain hazards to ALARP (risk As Low as Reasonably Practical), preparation and approval of SDSAs (System Design Safety Assessments) and other design disclosure and safety documents

  • Working alongside a range of Technical Authorities and Engineering Teams to ensure the successful installation of equipment and ultimately commissioning, sea trials and acceptance.

  • Being the Technical Lead for Seamanship domain activities

  • Engineering approval of all Seamanship domain technical specifications and documentation

  • Engineering approval of all key Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) engineering CDRLs (Contract Deliverable Requirements List)

  • Attending key OEM Factory Acceptance Testing and Harbour Acceptance Trials as appropriate and at Test Working Groups as appropriate

  • Supporting ship build activities across the Seamanship domain, including attendance at the building ship to resolve emergent issues

Your skills and qualifications as a Technical Authority - Type 26:

  • Experience of working with Classification Societies, noting that Type 26 is Classed to Lloyd's Register Naval Ship Rules

  • Experience of Structured Safety Assessments and Analysis

  • Chartered Engineer status (preferred)

A unique and challenging position to join the prestigious Type 26 Programme and positively contribute to its ultimate success