Senior Project Engineer

  • Location

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £525 per day

  • Contact:

    Kelly Clarke

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Project Engineer
12-month contract - £525 a day PAYE
Inside IR35
Berkeley - Gloucestershire

Our client, a leading company working within the nuclear sector, currently require a Senior Project Engineer to join their project delivery team at Berkeley Power Station. As a Senior Project Engineer, you will deliver highly complex nuclear waste projects from design through to commissioning.
The ideal candidate will have a background working in the nuclear sector and strong experience of project delivery and supporting operations though the commissioning phase.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Identify project functional requirements and stakeholder needs for assigned project.
  • Manage all engineering support to the project.
  • Contribute to production of Project Execution Plans including design, safety case and commissioning strategies.
  • Support project optioneering process.
  • Develop concept design and fit for purpose engineering solution for projects.
  • Produce and/or approve project technical specifications.
  • Manage detailed design activities in accordance with design authority standards.
  • Prepare modification proposals as required, acting as Nominated Responsible Engineer where appointed.
  • Carry out technical assessment/approval of contractors work instruction/method statements/risk assessments.
  • Provide technical supervision of construction/deconstruction activities to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • Approve as built drawings.
  • Specify and provide technical supervision of commissioning and/or decommissioning
  • Manage hand over to systems/operations ensuring that all drawings, instructions and training have been supplied as required.
  • Liaise and consult with system engineers and other stakeholders throughout project life cycle to ensure efficient and effective project delivery.
  • Maintain site configuration control throughout project lifecycle.
  • Review on-site and off-site events and root cause analysis to promote improved working practices.

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

  • Experience working within the nuclear sector.
  • Qualified to degree level or NHC, NQF and relevant experience.
  • Membership to a professional institute.
  • Significant experience in a disciplined Engineering role (Mechanical / Electrical / C&I / Civil).
  • Contract management.
  • Detailed knowledge of CDM Designer role.
  • Project delivery experience.

What's on Offer

  • £525 a day PAYE
  • 12-month contract
  • 4-days a week.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Kelly Clarke on 02393910035 or email kclarke@astutetechnical.co.uk

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