Senior Platform Engineer (Aviation)

North Lanarkshire
13 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Platform Engineer (Aviation)

A Senior Platform Engineer with Aviation experience is required to work on a 12-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Scotstoun.

This is a twelve-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Senior Platform Engineer (Aviation) role

Senior Platform Engineer for the Hunter Class Frigate programme responsible for the integration of platform equipment and systems within the ships hangar and mission bay. This will cover all aspects of the operational, functional and physical/engineering for the hangar and mission bay including, but not limited to, capital platform equipment, stowage, communications, tactical integration, drills, emergencies, weapons handling, fuelling, hangar maintenance and helicopter handling.

Functional integration of the platform equipment and systems within the ship, including but not limited to aviation, air weapons, combat systems, auxiliary systems, etc.
Management of Engineering changes to supporting systems and services.
Facilitate coherence and problem solving of system and spatial design issues with the zone.
Production and review of design documentation such as TESs, SOWs, design documents, safety documents and assessment of supplier's reports.
Adaptation of the hangar and aviation compartments for MH60R, weapons, and stowage of associated equipment.
Development of whole ship operating procedures and identification and implementation of resulting changes on the platform design. Including launch, recovery, handling, weapons, emergency scenarios, communications, tactical integration, refuelling and maintenance.
Assurance of operating compatibility of the helicopter with other ship scenarios such as boat operationKey skills required for the Senior Platform Engineer (Aviation)

Ideally degree qualified in Platform Engineering or related discipline.
Experience to Chartered or Incorporated Engineer Standard
Experience in previous Platform Engineering design roles.If you are a Senior Platform Engineer with Aviation expereince looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone (phone number removed).

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