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MIP Principal Engineer [Requirements]

  • Location: Devonport
  • Salary: Negotiable contract rate
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Daniel Wolstenholme
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP (security clearance depending)
  • Expiry Date: 01 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 1034539
NRL currently have a requirement for a Principal Requirements Engineer to support projects at Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth.

The purpose of the 10 Dock Principal Engineer (Requirements) is:
  • Manage the 10 Dock Project Requirements set held within the DOORS® database during all project design phases Phase in accordance with Technical Governance expectations.
  • Assist Design Leads and Design Houses in production and maintaining system (N-2) and sub-system (N-3) requirements.

The 10 Dock Principal Engineer (Requirements) IIM27 post operates as part of the Major Infrastructure Projects (MIP) Business Unit.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities:
Manage the 10 Dock Requirement set, including the capturing, analysis, documenting and maintaining the requirement traceability within the current FDFS UAG DOORS® database for the Scheme phase of the programme.
Work with the Design Leads, Design Houses to develop/mature the existing and/or new system (level N-2) and sub-system (level N-3) requirements.
Provide Requirements and System Engineering guidance and best practices such as model based systems engineering to the Design Leads and Design Houses to ensure that the Requirements and System Engineering activities conducted add value to the 10 Dock programme.
Work with the Design Leads, Design Houses, User Acceptance Group (UAG) and other stakeholders in operating a formal requirements change control process.
Prepare and generate reports as required on Requirements compliance, gap analyses with associated statistics.
Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock’s Business Management System and MIP Design & Safety Manual/Requirements and Acceptance Management Manual (RAMM).
Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks (Health, Safety & Environmental) associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

Interfacing Responsibilities:
Cooperation with and support to other stakeholders including the 10 Dock Project Team, other Dockyard Project Teams (e.g. Secondary Facilities, User Acceptance Group (UAG), Office of Chief Engineer (OCE) (for Technical Governance)).
Cooperation with and support to Design Houses to develop system/sub system requirements (noting that some are unfamiliar with Systems Engineering as a process).
Project / Package Manager – to communicate on project deliverables to scope, schedule and cost. Raise any technical issues that may have an effect on overall project delivery.
Design Authority (DA) (Design & Safety Manager) – to advise on technical governance aspects of deliverables to ensure that quality is of required standard.
Engineering Services Technical Authority (ES TA) – to attain information on current systems, Learning from Experience (LfE), Dockyard best practice etc.
Health & Safety Lead – to participate in management of conventional Health & Safety hazards. Suggested methods – contribution to and update of project Design Risk Register(s) and mitigation plans.
Environmental Lead – to participate in management of Environmental risks. Suggested methods – contribution to and update of project Environmental Risk Register(s) and mitigation plans.
Submarine Operations Manager – participate in production of facility element of CONOPs documentation.

Request the necessary support from the Design Manager (Integration) within the constraints of budget and in accordance with the project strategy.
Develop and implement the Engineering Management Plan and ensure appropriate direction to ensure the delivery of technical requirements.
Audit defined processes and activities within the Engineering Management Plan to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.
Sanction actions that support the development and implementation of the Engineering Management Plan.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • A degree in an appropriate engineering or environmental discipline e.g. Civil Engineering or Systems Engineering or equivalent.
  • Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council, or working towards or registered INCOSE Engineer with or working towards a professional registration (ASEP/CSEP).

  • NUC0793 Nuclear Plant Foundation Course Module 1.
  • NUC0794 Nuclear Fundamentals (Foundation) Course Module 2.
  • NUC0911 Introduction to Safety Engineering (ITSE).
  • DOORS® experience
  • Requirements authoring
  • The post holder must demonstrate;
  • Systems/Requirements Engineering knowledge and experience
  • Requirements management experience in an Infrastructure (i.e. Facilities Engineering) context, preferably also including Buildings and Civil Engineering)
  • Have a sound understanding of construction design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements;
  • Have a sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety, Environment and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures;