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Site Engineering Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Barrow-in-Furness
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

Site Engineering is responsible for providing an Engineering authority role for Manufacturing Facilities and associated infrastructure across the Barrow submarine site. Although usually aligned to a core discipline, covers all of the key disciplines of Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Civil, Chemistry and Nuclear Engineering.

As a Site Engineer, you will have the opportunity to be part of an engineering team who provide Engineering authority assurance for infrastructure and Operations equipment throughout the site.  Covering system entire lifecycle from concept to demolition, across Projects, Maintenance and Operational activities.

What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

To develop and maintain expertise on assigned plant system(s) and use this knowledge to advance the company mission and safety by ensuring the overall performance, safety, condition and associated documentation of these assigned systems are maintained at a high standard.  You will be responsible for long term improvements, establishing technical requirements and producing specifications or conducting reviews to ensure compliance with relevant commercial standards, legislation and safety functional requirements.

This placement will provide you with have variety of engineering projects to work on which will involve engaging with relevant stakeholders, departments and external contractors.  There may also be elements of product functional safety and systems engineering that may be applied especially in the design justification or substantiation of any safety related systems.

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree, Mechanical Biased degree or Civil Engineering degree accepted.

Overview of Business Unit

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.

We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year

Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers.

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