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Engineering Lead - Civil and Structural

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £50.00 - £55.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 29 February 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81716_1705594649

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Engineering Leader to join their existing team in Plymouth (hybrid working) on a 12 month contract.

The Role:

Technically manage a team of engineers to identify and update extant Design Safety Reports (DSRs) to support the justification of safety claims made through the Phase 4 safety assessment. Provide leadership during the delivery of DSR updates through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.

  • The technical management of the DSR Updates work package resources and delivery.
  • The checking and review of all technical output from the DSR Updates work package.
  • Developing the methodology of updating the extant DSRs that are identified for updates.

In addition, you will also ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.


To succeed within the role of a Engineering Lead, you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • Understanding of the workings of Nuclear licenced sites.
  • Understanding of multi-disciplinary engineering activities through design, implementation, and operation with a core focus on safety.
  • Knowledge of Civil/Structural construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related facilities.
  • Updating and authoring of technical documentation in support of the nuclear safety case(s).
  • Understanding of the PRS process.

In addition, you should also have awareness of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities.

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining SC security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!