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HVAC System Engineer

  • Job reference: 924448
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Piping & Mechanical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 12/08/2019

This role is a member of a large integrated team seconded into Client team focused on providing high quality design, engineering knowledge & expertise.



  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification
  • Knowledge of nuclear HVAC system design, calculation and modelling
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics, heat transfer and thermodynamics
  • Knowledge of PWR or AGR power station design and system
  • Understanding of Safety Case construction and Nuclear Safety requirements placed on systems
  • Understanding of Nuclear Safety principles related to design of HVAC systems on a Nuclear Power Station
  • Knowledge of UK licensing requirements and its application within the HPC project
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative
  • Results focused with the ability to meet commitments & deadlines
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Ability to identify continuous improvements
  • Fluent in English - written & verbal


  • Knowledge of EPR design principles and Safety Classification
  • Knowledge of Instrumentation and Control design
  • Experience of performing HVAC design work on UK nuclear facilities
  • Familiarity with Human Performance techniques
  • Experience of working on an operating plant or on an industrial site
  • French language skills - written & verbal - able to produce technical documents in French

Software & Tools:

  • MS Office - essential
  • ThBat

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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