Principal Engineer (Nuclear Safety) (M/F)

  • Localisation : Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness - UK - East Midlands
  • Position : Principal Engineer (Nuclear Safety)
  • Type of Contract : Fixed-term contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-07-20

Job Description

Job Description:

* Produce nuclear facilities safety documentation to demonstrate justification of facilities
* Produce Scope of Works for design consultants and other relevant design documentation
* Produce and manage requirements capture documentation
* Produce reports relating to the assessment of structural and mechanical adequacy
* Manage (or support the management of) Consultant Engineers employed in the design of the new facilities, including review of and reporting on design deliverables
* Provide technical/engineering advice
* Be proactive in the risk and opportunity management of the various nuclear facilities through the design development stage
* Manage (or support management of) the NFDA workload and junior staff members, as required
* Manage key stakeholders throughout the project, including through requirements capture stages where elicitation of actual requirements from stakeholder is essential to project success
* Articulate and present technical arguments clearly, logically and simply.
* Discuss and articulate facility substantiation with Regulators during inspections as required.

Additional Information:

HNC/HND qualified (minimum)
Degree (or equivalent) qualified in Engineering (Science considered) (ideally)
Chartered Engineer (or equivalent) of appropriate professional institution and Engineering Council (working towards this considered)
Reliability qualification or knowledge an advantage
Recognised qualification in a branch of nuclear safety engineering an advantage
Excellent Communications and interpersonal skills
Team player and with the ability to manage and motivate team members


Excellent stakeholder management
Excellent project management and document management skills
Enthusiastic, challenging and self-motivated
Experience in the design and construction of major nuclear related facilities
Experience In the supervision of contractors / consultants
Experience In design analysis and contract specifications
Demonstrated experience in facilities safety justification and safety document production

Required profile

  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term : 6 Months
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
  • Salary : £65.17 per hour
  • References : 130346NW1_1500537923
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering

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