Nuclear Process Engineer

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    Plymouth, Devon

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    £40.00 - £55.00 per hour

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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    6 Months

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Location: Plymouth
Rate: £40.00 - £55.00/hr
Duration: 6 months
Project: 14 Dock Readiness Project

BSc/BEng in Chemical Engineering and hold Chartered Engineer status from a suitable Professional Body.

There is a requirement to modify a number of services and structures in order to provide a sustainable submarine de-fuelling capability in Devonport Dockyard.
The docking facility will provide a key enabler to the Authority's overall strategy for the dismantling of 'out of service' Nuclear submarines, including Swiftsure Class (S-Class) and Trafalgar Class (T-Class) submarines.

The Key objective of this programme is to safely deliver a reliable and sustainable PWR1 de-fuelling capability where the Nuclear Process Engineer can coordinate, direct and oversee projects and activities necessary to safely deliver the above outcome to time cost and quality.

Providing Nuclear Process Engineering support to projects from initial design stage through to installation, testing and commissioning of process systems and plant.
Experience of working in either the Marine, Oil & Gas or Nuclear sectors (desirable)

Main Purpose of Role
As Responsible Engineer for Nuclear Process Systems you will be required to ensure systems are designed against a clear statement of compliance with defined requirements, including demonstration that the design meets relevant Health Safety & Environmental and specified Nuclear Safety requirements.

  • Lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing technical teams producing the designs and making appropriate technical management responses.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process.
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements operate and deliver through compliance with Business Management Systems and Technical Manual.
  • 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 associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959