Senior Engineer

Posted 09 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description

IR35: Inside

Hear from the Hiring Manager:

This role will support the delivery of Facility Compliance and Decommissioning, the Vent Improvement Project and ongoing material disposition projects. You will be responsible for specifying and managing engineering activities which will include compliance with CDM 2015 duties. The ideal candidate should have good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Control and develop technical engineering strategies including Asset Care Plans, Asset Condition Health Reviews and associated procedures

  • Establish and maintain Design Authority arrangements

  • Undertake project governance roles as required

  • Develop an effective technical organisation to manage fit for purpose engineering design and safety project delivery in support of the Site Performance Plan

  • Management of the third party fabrication, construction, and installation of the mechanical design

  • Manage the preparation, approval and issue of technical specifications including the review of all project designs and documentation

  • Apply health, safety, environmental and waste management processes with engineering activities taking advice where necessary from appropriate specialists

  • Develop and execute an engineering and safety case delivery strategy, optimising plans to respond to changes when necessary

  • Support the project in the delivery of projects/programmes of work and sanction approvals

  • Provide advice and guidance to ensure compliance with site standards, procedures, legislation, and quality standards

  • Liaise effectively with regulators and stakeholders on specific projects

  • Support investigations with regard to specific engineering discipline

  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post

  • Line Manager duties


  • The successful post holder will be familiar with CDM regulations and support both the Principal Designer and Principal Contractor in delivering their responsibilities

  • The post holder will also be able to interact and engage effectively with Contractors is reviewing and closing out technical queries

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent based on Engineering Council Standard for Engineering Technician

  • Comprehensive Engineering experience

  • Good understanding of safety requirements and knowledge for both industrial and nuclear safety management.

  1. Previous experience in the following areas would be advantageous/desirable:

  2. Commissioning of new plant and processes

  3. Project delivery to time, cost, quality and SH&E

  • Process plant operations

  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team

  • Ability to demonstrate good organisational and planning skills

  • Knowledge of key legislative issues, regulatory requirements and legislating bodies

  • Able to communicate effectively

  • A positive approach, self-motivated, assertive and ability to use initiative

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.