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Naval Ships Trials and Commissioning Engineering Apprentice

  • Company: BAE Systems
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Closing Date: 11-03-2023


As an Engineering Technical Apprentice – Trials and Commissioning, you will be involved in highly skilled work and gain experience within the Trials and Commissioning department.
Trials & Commissioning at Naval Ships consists of multi-discipline teams of highly skilled suitably qualified and experienced engineers (SQEP). This is organised under a Senior Commissioning Manager who is designated as the lead for the successful commissioning and trials phases which include Setting to Work and Commissioning of Ships Systems and Machinery, Fault Finding, Basin Trials and Sea Trials.

As an Engineering Technical Apprentice Trials and Commissioning, you will have a combination of on ship and office based work including the use of a wide range of IT software packages to produce highly technical documentation to aid complex engineering programmes.

You will set the work of systems and equipment on naval ships. Equipment will include gas turbines, diesel generators, electrical switchboards, main propulsion shaft line, compressors, pumps, valves, control and instrumentation as well as platform management systems. Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a team. Participation in developing, maintaining and modifying commissioning processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational requirements.

What Qualification Will You Get?
SCQF Level 6 Engineering Technical Support

Five National 5’s at grade C or above including English, Maths and Science (or equivalent) plus three Highers at grade C or above in English, Maths and a Science subject or equivalent (excluding Application of Maths)

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