Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

Rate: Dependent on experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27698sb

Expiration date: 14 October 2017


We are assisting a leading engineering & project management contractor that specialises in the delivery of projects in highly regulated industries that include defence, oil & gas, nuclear and research.

An assignment is available for an experienced Senior Civil/Structural Engineer to assist on a large nuclear project.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Definition and distribution of the scope of work to ensure that all work is executed safely, on time and at appropriate levels of quality. Delivery of all design and engineering to meet the requirements of Design Reviews and HAZOPs within Project procedures.  Supervision of less experienced engineering employees, engineering resource management and interviews.

Key responsibilities as a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer...
Design, Specification, Procurement, Supply/Manufacture Liaison, Installation, Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Operator Training in Nuclear Engineering Projects
Liaison with multi disciplines
Technical Consultancy
Project Management including quality, progress and cost control including documentation
Sales Support and Customer care
Manage Contractors and Sub Contractors, Staff Development
Manage safety by developing and reinforcing the safety culture, compliance with safety regulations (eg. CDM and CE marking), and the application of safety systems

Position of the Senior Civil/Structural Engineer within the organisation:
Reporting to Principal Engineers with ultimate line management responsibilities being with the Chief Engineer within your discipline
Reports to Principal Engineer, Team Leader or Department Manager
Normally supervises a design or project team of up to 5 engineering staff, although the team may be supplemented by staff from elsewhere.
Responsible for the allocation of work and managing quality, progress and cost of the work carried out within the project
Responsible for managing project subcontracts
Regularly interacts with clients and managers of other engineering disciplines
Responsible for communications within project team on your allotment of the project

Person Specification:
Essential Experience
Degree qualified in a relevant technical / engineering discipline or demonstrable experience
A full UK driver’s licence
Working towards Chartered Engineer status (where applicable)
Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Nuclear industry
Demonstrable competence in a design/delivery position within a project based environment
Understanding of design requirements to support nuclear safety cases
Experience of managing sub-contracts
Knowledge of safety regulations including CDM
Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
Experience and/or ability of leading a technical team within a professional project delivery environment
Organisation & Collaborations skills
Demonstrable expertise in working to tight deadlines
Quality & service driven attitude
High level of commercial awareness
Experience of leading design teams

Desirable
Chartered Engineer and candidates nearing chartership are preferred. Membership to appropriate institutions is preferred e.g. CIBSE, MIMechE

Essential Experience : 
Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Nuclear industry
Ability to get security clearance
Previous experience of working on site and working with key stakeholders of the project