Simulator Support Engineer - Sub-Surface Trainers (Maintainer)
Would you like to provide first line support and maintenance for Submarine Command Team Trainers to maintain the contracted level of trainer availability? We currently have a vacancy for a Simulator Support Engineer - Sub-Surface Trainers at our site in Clyde
As a Simulator Support Engineer - Sub-Surface Trainer, you will Build and maintain effective working relationships with RN and DE&S personnel onsite, providing advice to RN personnel and DE&S desk drivers on the operation of the training systems.
Joining the team will give you the opportunity to develop your skills whilst establishing and developing your career at BAE Systems Maritime Services
Your main responsibilities as a Simulator Support Engineer - Sub-Surface Trainer will involve:
Liaising with RN / MTAO PT / Babcock personnel on site. Establishing and maintaining effective relationships.
Providing advice to the RN training staff and desk drivers on the operation of the trainers.
Preparing trainers for use by the required time and reacting to and resolve detected and reported problems in the trainers within the contractual repair periods to ensure availability
Carrying out and record maintenance activities.
Undertaking data gathering investigations to support 2nd line diagnosis and correction
Providing support to the area manager for Administering Quality Assurance, Security Aspects and Health & Safety in accordance with the Contract requirements and Company policies, as required
Your skills and qualifications
Experience of fault finding and diagnosis
Maintain, repair and re-build PC systems
Customer Skills, understanding safety
Defence or Royal Navy background (Desirable)
Familiar with security, ITAR (Desirable)
Higher National Certificate (or equivalent) level qualification in Electrical Engineering, information systems or Computer Engineering Principles
What we're looking for in you:
You will have the ability to Thinks analytically and strategically whilst being capable of driving to realistic goals. You will be self-motivated and be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels. You will have experience of working with multi team across various sites and be able to prioritise multiple issues
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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.