Project Design Engineer - Electrical (Nuclear)

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    Somerset, England

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    £350 - £390 per day

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    Adam Nash

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Electrical Project Engineer - Electrical (Nuclear)
12-month contract - £350 - £390 a day PAYE

Our client, a leading company working within the nuclear sector, currently require a Project Engineer with an electrical bias to join their decommissioning team at Hinkley Point A. As a Project Engineer you will have the opportunity to work over a number of decommissioning projects as required.
The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in nuclear sector, ideally with an Civils background.

Role & Responsibilities

  • You will identify project functional requirements and stakeholder needs for your assigned project/s.
  • You will contribute to the production of the Project Execution Plan including design, safety case and commissioning strategies.
  • Support the project optioneering process.
  • Produce and/or approve project technical specifications.
  • Manage detailed design activities in accordance with design authority standards.
  • Prepare modification proposals as required, acting as a Nominated Responsible Engineer.
  • Carry out technical assessment of contractor's work, including instructions, method statements, risk assessments.
  • Provide technical supervision of construction/deconstruction activities to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • Manage hand over to systems/operations ensuring that all drawings, instructions and training have been supplied as required.
  • As a customer focused individual, you will liaise with various clients, stakeholders, System Engineers and contractors on site to ensure successful project delivery
  • Review of on-site and off-site events and root cause analysis to promote improved working practices.
  • Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training.
  • Comply with all Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments and support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality on Site.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • HNC, NQF level 5 or equivalent experience. Ideally educated to degree level
  • Significant experience within an electrical disciplined Engineering role on an industrial plant.
  • Experience working within the nuclear sector.
  • Project delivery experience.
  • Contract management experience.
  • Working knowledge of CDM.
  • A membership to a relevant professional Engineering Institution is desirable but not essential.

What's on Offer

  • £350 - £390 PAYE day rate
  • 12-month contract
  • 4-days a week.

if interested please contact Adam on 02392 288289 or email anash@astutetechnical.co.uk


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