Piping Engineer

Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 28909ls

Expiration date: 15 May 2018


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 has arisen for a Piping Engineer to work on a large nuclear project working with our client based in the South East.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Engineer is principally a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership within discipline
  • Delivery of all discipline design and engineering to meet the requirements of the Concept Design Review & Preliminary Design Review Gate
  • Engineers are the main interface between senior management and hands-on design
  • Prepare supporting design calculations and specifications to substantiate design
  • Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, in liaison with client and project team.
  •  Check standard design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team
  • Actively contribute to design reviews, safety reviews (Risk Assessments and HAZOP’s
  • Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works; design calculations; method statements; risk assessments; technical files & other technical documentation to comply with design standards; safety legislation/regulatory requirements & needs of the client
  • Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design phases
  • Compliance with safety and statutory regulations (e.g. CDM; CE etc)
  • Develop cost effective technical solutions
  • Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position
  • Design delivery in discipline specific area through conceptual; preliminary and detail design phases
  • Knowledge of design standards and design based risk assessment would be an advantage

Person Specification:

  • Preferably degree qualified within a relevant area of the discipline though not essential. Minimum HNC qualification or equivalent gained within a relevant area of the discipline
  • Membership of a discipline specific Institute (e.g. I MechE; I Structural Eng; CIBSE; IChemE etc)
  • >5 Years’ experience in the role of design of process in the nuclear environment, or other equivalent highly regulated industry
  • Interfacing with CS&A / HVAC / Building Services / Process / EC&I / Mechanical functions
  • Space management, relating to installation, operation, control and maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Development of multi-disciplinary design packages for Design Review and HAZOP assessments
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering design solutions. It is also a requirement of the position to demonstrate experience gained in a similar position ideally from a highly regulated industry. This could be from but is not limited to Defence, Pharmaceutical or Oil & Gas
  • Good understanding of Statutory and safety Regulations and their appropriate utilisation
  • Proven track record within a project environment with strong organisational and interpersonal skills

Essential Experience: 

A proven piping engineer with extensive experience in material selection and cats & specs working within a highly regulated industry.