Senior Engineer – Site Engineering Authority

GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Title: Senior Engineer – Site Engineering Authority

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: From £38,734+ depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  1. Creating through life management plans defining fit for purpose maintenance strategies and prioritised investment demands to enable the site assets to deliver strategic objectives
  2. Providing independent Engineering Authority across all Site & Facilities Assets for any breaches or potential breaches of Regulatory or internal SHE arrangements
  3. Providing technical engineering advice & support to the maintenance, operations & project teams
  4. Producing / approving engineering functional requirements, accepting design solution, maintaining engineering oversight, validating engineering integrity, protecting & maintaining engineering baseline for all projects on Site & Facilities assets

Your skills and experiences:


  • Minimum HNC level education in a STEM related subject or equivalent engineering, maintenance, or operational experience
  • Professional engineering background with good understanding of key legal obligations for managing facilities & assets
  • Experience in managing complex stakeholder relationships
  • Experience in Managing scopes of work to challenging schedules


  • An understanding of Asset Management Principles


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Site Engineering Authority team:

This is an exciting time to take up a new engineering challenge in a thriving Defence Industry. At BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness, due to growth we are expanding and developing our site facilities to accommodate a new fleet of MoD Submarines. Joining a newly-formed team of site engineers, you will help to ensure that Barrow’s Infrastructure services and assets (such as utilities, telecoms, transport and security etc) are safe, legal and compliant. You’ll achieve this providing oversight, governance and independent site engineering assurance to all future Engineering activities and systematically reviewing existing arrangements.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Closing Date: 3rd April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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