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29 Jun 2020

Full-Time SDA Electrical Power and Distribution Manager

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

£42,500 – £50,000

per annum (plus benefits)

Job description

The Dreadnought Alliance is a newly formed alliance between the MOD, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce, brought together to deliver the UK’s next generation ballistic missile submarine. Dreadnought is the UK’s most critical and complex major programme. Design commenced in 2007 following a Parliamentary vote, and construction commenced in 2016 following a further vote to replace Vanguard Class submarines. This programme will deliver four state of the art submarines within a £31Bn (plus £10Bn contingency) budget to host the UK’s strategic deterrent and maintain the ultimate guarantee of our security in an uncertain world.

The Dreadnought Class alliance is seeking an experienced electrical engineer with a broad comprehensive electrical engineering background to undertake the role of Technical Lead – Electrical Distribution.

Please note, due to the nature of the projects involved, this role is open to SOLE UK NATIONALS only.


As our Electrical Power and Distribution Manager you will be working in a complex project environment, delivering technical advice across an array of situations, whilst also dealing directly with customers and clients to resolve technical electrical issues.

The position requires a dynamic individual to formulate and undertake approving authority analysis of the electrical distribution system and map its integration path challenges, resolving any technical challenges that emerge through build and commissioning.

You will be required to author technical assurance papers in support of the platform progressive acceptance. This will include undertaking deep analysis of the verification and validation evidence sets, identifying and mitigating evidenced gaps to ensure effective through life management.
You will be the technical lead for a subset of the platform electrical systems with respect to effective risk management, whilst being a technical advisor to the electrical engineering system owner for the higher safety integrity level systems, building a detailed knowledge of the failure modes effects and criticality analysis.

Our successful Electrical Power Distribution Manager will have detailed, electrical functional engineering experience of working within an industrial platform integration environment. From this they will be able to demonstrate an understanding of balancing competing technical challenges with traversal and safety functional requirements.

Degree required

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Cumbria, Distribution, Electrical Power, manager, and SDA. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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