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Fleet Senior Project Engineer – Nuclear/Marine – Faslane – long term –

Fleet Senior Project Engineer – Nuclear/Marine – Faslane – long term –

Job TypeContract
Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk
Client – Babcock Marine
Rate – Between £50.00 and £60.00 per hour (depending on experience) Umbrella
IR35 Status – INSIDE IR35
Contract Length – Long Term Contract – potentially 4 years
Hours per week – 37.5 hours
Location – HMNB CLYDE, Faslane, Scotland
Security Clearance Required – BPSS but candidates must be able to obtain SC Security Clearance

Job purpose:

To provide a Project Engineering function to deliver Submarine projects to meet safety, time, quality, performance and cost targets.    
Role Responsibilities:
  • Compile Project Management Plans (PMPs) from agreed Work Package Scopes on multiple Vessel Systems and disciplines.
  • Assist the Fleet Programmes Project Manager in maximising the utilisation and the efficiency of all the Project Management resource.
  • Ensure that all tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company’s cost, time and quality requirements.
  • Ensure that maintenance plans are developed and agreed as the work package evolves. 
  • Attend and participate in start-up and progress meetings as required during the Project lifecycle.
  • Ensure that all project work packages are captured, approved and implemented within PEPS
  • Liaise closely with vessels, shore departments and MoD customers (Internal and External) as required to deliver required outputs.
  • The post holder will maintain strong and collaborative relationship (engaging and influencing) with Stakeholders and Customers – PGM, SFM, Ship staff, SUBFLOT, ISM-Prog, Navy Command, MoD Design Authority, Technical Authority and Contractor management.
  • Apply logical thinking to resolve conflicting technical operational priorities and any limitations arising. 
  • Review and updating of planning and engineering documentation and participation in discussions covering specialist technical subject matters with respect to solving challenging engineering problems.
  • Analysis of situations, events or processes to identify shortfalls and weaknesses in working practices, in own and adjacent areas.  Develop and implement recommendations to address shortfalls and work with the Department’s management in delivering change and continuous improvement. 
  • Solutions, advice and decisions are given as requested with respect to Project Engineering activities during working hours and or out of hours.
  • Largely unsupervised with a high degree of autonomy to resolve conflicts and coordinate planned activities.
  • Identify and engage with key stakeholders to ensure risks are minimised, and highlighted where appropriate.
Experience and Skills:
  • Submarine systems and equipment
  • Project Planning techniques
  • Process Improvement techniques
  • Business Processes (HR, Finance Commercial)
  • Procurement processes
  • Business Applications
  • Primavera P6 – Fundamentals
  • Health and Safety procedures and legislation
  • Project Management practices
  • Nuclear Submarine Quality Assurance    
  • Project Estimating Product System (PEPS)
  • Stress Management (Resilience)


  • HNC in Engineering, Apprenticeship in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
  • Primavera 106P Fundamentals

Mechanical & Electrical Engineering