Senior Project Engineer Scottish region Waste Programme (1317)

Classifications

Nuclear Restoration Services Limited (NRS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). NRS is responsible for decommissioning first generation nuclear power stations Berkeley, Bradwell, Chapelcross, Dungeness A, Hinkley Point A, Hunterston A, Oldbury, Sizewell A, Trawsfynydd and Wylfa, and research sites Harwell and Winfrith. NRS is also responsible for electricity generation at hydroelectric plant Maentwrog. As a division of NRS, NRS Dounreay is responsible for the clean-up and demolition of the former centre of fast reactor research and development.

NRS is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our challenging mission - to safely and successfully manage the UK’s civil nuclear legacy on behalf of the nation. To deliver our commitment, we need people like you who want to perform at an industry leading standard and be part of a team that continues to develop, innovate and even exceed our greatest achievements.

At NRS, we understand, and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment, and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace. Without this approach, we wouldn’t be in the position that we are now, being able to safeguard and secure the future of our organisation.

Senior Project Engineer Scottish region Waste Programme

Contract Requirement
Permanent
Hours per week (include days if part time)
37
Work location
Site based
Salary Range
G 51,636 - 59,962
Closing Date
31/05/2024
Ref No
1317

About the role

Hear from the Hiring Manager:

A Senior Project Engineer is required to support the Waste Projects in the Scottish Region to deliver fit for purpose engineering solutions to safely deliver the portfolio of work, with potential to support the wider programme. The individual will require presence at site in order to support project delivery. The role will require the individual to work across several projects in order to support the resolution of technically complex problems, this will require an experienced project engineer with excellent problem solving, stakeholder management skills and good understanding of process adherence.”

Key Deliverables:

  • Provide technical support and direction to the challenges and issues experienced in the development and commissioning of project delivery.
  • Identify project functional requirements and stakeholder needs for assigned project.
  • Manage 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 or support the production of 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 and direction of construction/deconstruction activities to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • 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 engineer and other stakeholders throughout project life cycle to ensure efficient and effective project delivery.
  • Maintain site configuration control throughout project lifecycle.
  • 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.
  • As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence.
  • Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake emergency scheme duties.
  • The post holder may be required to achieve various authorisations in order to carry out the full scope of the role. The requirements for specific authorisations are specified in Common Authorisation Instructions.
  • Deputise for Section Head when required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Appropriate HNC, National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 5; preferably degree level (NQF level 6) or working towards (Essential)
  • Membership of a relevant Engineering Institution (Desirable)
  • Chartered Status (Desirable)
  • Significant experience in a practising disciplined Engineering role (Mechanical, Electrical, C & I or Civil) on industrial plant (Essential)
  • Significant experience of nuclear and/or conventional project engineering (Essential)
  • Detailed understanding of relevant Company and/or national engineering standards (Essential)
  • Working knowledge of the Safety Rules and working knowledge of risk assessment methodology. (Desirable)
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant Site Licence and Quality Management System requirements. (Desirable)
  • Detailed knowledge of CDM Designer role (Essential)
  • Contract Management (Desirable)
  • Project delivery experience (Desirable) #INDPE

Benefits Package

  • Nuclear Restoration Services Limited (NRS) staff should refer to the document titled “Spot Point v Grade alignment” available on SharePoint for more information on how the grade structure aligns to Spot Points.
  • Flexible working – where possible.
  • The equivalent of 25 days (185 hours per year) annual leave plus Public Holidays (59.2 hours per year). This increases by 2 days (14.8 hours per year) annual leave after two full calendar years of service (as at 5th January in the leave year) , and an additional 3 days (22.2 hours per year) annual leave after five full calendar years of service (as at 5th January in the leave year). You also have the option to buy or sell the equivalent of 5 days (37 hours) annual leave each year (available in specific windows for the following holiday year). For the purpose of assessing an employee’s annual leave entitlement, a day means seven and two fifths (7.4) hours. A pro rata entitlement will apply for part time workers.
  • Flexible benefits scheme – including cycle to work and reduced gym membership fees.
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to £5,750 per annum based on corporate objectives).
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 24-hour telephone support & personal assistance service and access to an online wellbeing App.
  • Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount.
  • Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development.
  • We have various different employee networks supporting our inclusion, diversity and wellbeing mission at NRS.

Additional Information

Please be aware this role holder requires security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance.

There is a requirement to live within a commutable distance to the sites where the role is based. For central/multi-site roles, we have various hubs across the UK and can be flexible with base location.

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. 

At Nuclear Restoration Services Limited (NRS), we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, we therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce. 

We are happy to talk flexible working where possible.