Metrology Engineer (Radiation)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Metrology Engineer (Radiation)

Location: Barrow-In-Furness


What you’ll be doing:

    Maintain, calibrate, and repair radiation detention and monitoring equipment

      Support radiation-based manufacturing and trials across all submarine build programmes

        Engage with internal & external customers to define / refine measurement requirements

          Research available options and deliver fit-for-purpose solutions

            Support in-build and platform exit activities across all platforms

            Your skills and experiences:


              HNC / equivalent or above in a STEM subject or previous physics / engineering experience

                Experience of handling measurement instrumentation

                  Good understanding of basic radiation principals

                    Broad understanding of measurement principals

                      Experience in radiation protection or health physics advantageous, but not necessary


                      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 leave incentive.

                      The Instrumentation Development Services team:

                      The Instrumentation Development Services (IDS) team is a collaborative working environment, pulling together multiple disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Software and Radiation Metrology), to develop, deploy and support complex Measurement/Monitoring Systems from cradle to grave.

                      We actively promote development of our team within each discipline, encouraging cross skilling into adjacent disciplines where appropriate and provide strong progression and professional development opportunities to staff along both technical and managerial career paths.

                      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.


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