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HVAC Systems Engineer - Nuclear

  • Job reference: 929398
  • Location: Bristol City Centre, Bristol
  • Salary: GBP35000 - GBP55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 13/01/2020

Job Title: HVAC System Engineer (£35,000 - £55,000)

Location: Bristol

Background: This role offers an opportunity for an experienced System Engineer to play a key role in the development of a new nuclear build. The role will be based in Bristol but may require travel to the site based in Bridgewater.

Role and Responsibilities: Responsible for updating the System Design Manual including: Analysis and verification of the input data. Describing the system, its role and mission (including the safety missions). Updating and implementing the Safety Classified Component List, SCCL, working closely with the Safety Department (SNE) at CNEN (EDF Paris). Carrying out the process and operational design of the system. Sizing components e.g. fans. Performing thermal modelling using ThBat software. Producing component datasheets required for the procurement of equipment. Ensuring the 3D model is accurate and consistent with the intended system design. Coordination of a System Design Manual Activity. Management of modifications related to the system. Managing requests for modifications to system(s) issued by various external parties. Analysis and verification of the applicability of these modifications and challenging them as appropriate. Developing technical solutions and presenting them to the client to help resolve technical issues. Utilising the electronic Engineering Change Management tool

Qualifications and Experience: Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification. Knowledge of nuclear HVAC system design, calculation and modelling. Working 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.

This role will grow as the organisation and project develops, and both HPC & SZC have to be covered. Our client can offer a competitive salary along with a good benefits package and the opportunity to work for a highly respected company at the forefront of the UK nuclear new build industry offering excellent prospects for future career development and advancement.

To apply call Alessandro on 0117 9595 306 or email:

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