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Plant Layout Engineer

  • Job reference: 931919
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP35000 - GBP55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 09/09/2020

Role: Plant Layout Engineer

Location: Bristol


This role is working for an international engineering company supporting the new nuclear development, Hinkley Point C. The Plant Layout Engineer assists the building leader and layout coordinator in the technical coordination, production and monitoring of layout engineering studies for one or more buildings by proposing technical solutions.

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

Role and Responsibilities:

  • General layout engineering.
  • Request the input data for the layout engineering of the building (Process & Instrumentation Diagrams, equipment data, etc.), analyses them and verifies their technical consistency.
  • Carries out layout engineering or makes proposals to improve the layout and solve multi-disciplinary layout issues.
  • Lays out the various HVAC equipment.
  • Design HVAC ducts in the 3D model.
  • Carries out checks of the consistency between the process & instrumentation diagrams and the 3D model.
  • Writes the related technical documents (progress reports, equipment introduction note, change impact analysis, design procedures, handover reports, etc.).
  • Issues the layout drawings to the various teams and coordinates their layout activities by ensuring compliance with the layout rules.
  • Progress monitoring and change management
  • Manages and monitors the modifications requested by the various engineering teams.
  • Manage the list of input data to be used to perform the 3D design.
  • Anticipates and raises alerts on open technical points.
  • Regularly carries out layout engineering reviews (with all the engineering teams involved).
  • Prepares a regular status report on the model in the light of the latest input data.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified to engineering degree level and experience in one or more areas of engineering: piping engineering, mechanical, HVAC, safety
  • Knowledge and experience of using PDMS
  • Good knowledge of other 2D and 3D design software (AutoCAD, Navisworks)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of general layout rules for an industrial project
  • Knowledge of the general operation of a nuclear power station and the associated safety aspects (in particular, aspects relating to flooding, fire, radiological protection, high energy line ruptures, etc.)
  • Experience in previous EPR or other nuclear projects
  • Knowledge of how a PWR operate
  • Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to add value in this role please take the time to apply using the link below. Or feel free to contact for more information.

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