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Electrical Integration Design Engineer

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Job Title: Electrical Integration Design Engineer

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: up to £40,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

Producing Integration Design Solutions for the introduction of new equipment into Maritime Platforms, activities consisting of:

­Liaison with MoD Customer and Industry Partners throughout the Design process

­Ship Survey(s)

­Production of an Installation Solution Pack consisting of Electrical/System Drawings, Penetrations, Cable Data Sheets, Bill of Materials and associated Installation Instructions

Production of Ship Feasibility studies

Liaise with MoD and Industry Partners in the development of Integration Requirements

Undertake Ship Surveys in support of Equipment Material State Reports, Equipment Configuration Control and Ship Power and Load Chart Management

Configuring and Maintaining Ship Databases for Electrical Power Distribution and Blown Fibre Networks

Support Ship-build electrical detailed design activities across the Business

Provide a technical input to the Product Safety of Design Services deliverables

Your skills and experiences:


Knowledge of Electrical Systems theory

Interpret and apply Electrical Design Standards

Competent in the use of Microsoft Office


Working knowledge of Electrical Installation Practices and Electrical Distribution Systems

ONC/HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Familiarity of AUTOCAD & FORAN toolsets


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance 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 Design Services – Electrical team:

Our Team of engineers has a varied background coming from a combination of Industry, Armed Forces Service Leavers and through our own BAE Apprenticeship Schemes. Working in tandem with our Structures, HVAC, Mechanical and Safety Teams we provide through life electrical engineering support to all Royal Naval Surface Fleet, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and Submarine Platforms. This role will offer you the opportunity to be a part of and help shape the future support of world class vessels within the Defence Industry.

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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 4th September 2023

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.