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Principal Engineer - Safety %26 Environmental Engineering (Fire %26 Explosion Safety)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title:Fire Safety Principal Engineer

Location: Barrow-In-Furness with hybrid and flexi options available


What you’ll be doing:

As a Fire Safety Principal Engineer, you will be involved in a variety of work which will include getting to see the entire sub build process end to end. There will be complexity of the issues that you will find solutions for. You will need an understanding of the principles (first principles) and a bespoke attitude to fire safety. You will deliver fire safety on a large scale including complex projects as part of a significant infrastructure development plan.

Your skills and experiences:

    Experience in conducting and developing fire strategies and reviewing design information for fire safety compliance whilst working in an engineering or high hazard environment.

      Working knowledge of fire safety design guides including BS9999 and ADB.

        Degree level with mechanical, chemical, fire engineering, architects or fire and rescue backgrounds/BTEC national diploma with time served and experience

          Equivalent experience in the industry – 7+ Years


          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 Fire Safety Principal Engineer team:

          As a member of the principal fire safety engineer team, you will have the opportunity to work on the design of submarine platforms, applying fire engineering first principles and you will be undertaking activities on-board the vessels under construction. You will be offered significant flexibility in working hours and location of work with the opportunity to achieve a suitable balance between on-site and at home working.

          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.