Principal Engineer – Design Approval (Survival Systems)

We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer – Design Approval (Survival Systems)

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·       Have wide ranging experience or knowledge of Systems Engineering

·       In depth knowledge in one or more of the following applications:

fixed firefighting systems (shipborne would be advantageous)

•        maritime abandonment and rescue systems

•        atmosphere management of isolated environments to sustain freedom of respiration

•        radiation monitoring

·       Hold a degree (Level 6 or higher) qualification in an Engineering or STEM subject, or able to demonstrate equivalent experience

·       Awareness of Quality Assurance activities or Build Acceptance processes

The Dreadnought Class – Key facts

Each submarine will be 153.6 metres long – the approximate length of three Olympic swimming pools.

Innovative new lighting will allow the crew to simulate night and day – another first for a Royal Navy submarine.

130 crew, including 3 chefs and one doctor

The doctor on board each of the submarines will work from a designated sick bay. Here they’ll conduct routine check-ups, dispense medicines and could care for a major casualty if needed.

Each submarine will have modern gym facilities for the crew, including exercise bikes, rowers, weights, benches a running machine and cross trainer.

This is the first Royal Navy submarine to be built with separate female crew quarters, toilets and washing facilities.