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Senior Marine Auxiliary Systems Engineer

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • £34.00 - £38.00 per hour

Will assist with the development of auxiliary systems, providing design input to the subcontractor and assurance that the architecture and detailed design are fit for purpose, ensuring technical viability and safe operation of specific auxiliary systems that the individual is responsible for.

Will assist in the development of SQEP within the auxiliary sub-discipline.

Job role

  • Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need
  • Carry out relatively complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.
  • Be familiar with the design of auxiliary systems, and practised in delivering solutions that meet customer requirements in all phases of the shipbuild cycle. The role holder will be able to perform analyses of engineering issues and possess the ability to recommend solutions.
  • Undertake integration into the ship design of equipments associaited with the following auxiliary systems:
    • Fluid system design including flow modelling, flow calculations, use of pipes and valves
    • Hydraulics and compressed gas systems.
    • Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants (POL).
    • Water Systems
    • Waste Management Systems
    • Bilge, Sullage and Ballast Systems
    • Scuppers, drains, vent and air escape systems.

By understanding the transversal factors that auxiliary systems have on complex warship design, such as underwater radiated noise, shock, survivability, operability, reliability, availability, human factors, and design for support; influence the overall design solution.


  • Degree qualified in an engineering or other related discipline, although not essential.
  • Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council and be a member of a relevant Professional Body.
  • 5 Years’ experience in engineering or a defence related industry.
  • Experience and expertise, in Marine Engineering Systems
  • Experience in the design, build, integration, support and operation of Naval ships.
  • Knowledge and experience of shipbuilding, Operations processes and modern build strategies.
  • Knowledge of processes and tools used in Marine Engineering
  • Awareness of Life Cycle Management reviews of bids and programmes.
  • Awareness of external market and similar industry advancements and developments
  • Understands how marine engineering integrates into other technologies and products.
  • Commercial Awareness.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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