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Senior Engineer - Structures & Architecture

  • Job reference: 922228
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Civil & Structural, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 18/10/2018

The purpose of the post is to provide day-to-day support on all Structures and Architecture matters, and deliver on the discipline work plans, as established and requested by the Lead Engineer - Structures & Architecture. The post holder will also support the Lead Engineer - Structures & Architecture in providing technical input, control and oversight of the design (including modifications and concessions) and perform review and acceptance of systems within the Structures and Architecture scope of the UK ABWR. The post holder will also work closely with the supply chain to enable and inform appropriate advice as well as ensuring transfer of knowledge.


Mandatory requirements -

  • The Post Holder will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • The Post Holder will be a Chartered Engineer or Scientist or working towards Chartership.
  • Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in career to date, adding value within relevant positions.
  • Knowledge of reinforced & pre-stressed concrete, Structural steel & composite structural design (incl. connections), Structural Analysis and overall structural concepts.
  • Experience of national & international design codes & standards.
  • Drive and commitment.
  • Ability to learn, adapt and thrive, delivering value in a changing and evolving organisation.
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned to values: safety, courage, integrity, collaboration and inspiration.
  • Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required.
  • Work with the security team to ensure appropriate design and implementation of physical security measures.
  • Demonstrate competency in the relevant skill sets as defined in the technical skills matrix ref (HNP-S3-MGT-MTX-00001).
  • An awareness of all matters related to Civil Engineering & Structures and the interfaces outside the team.

Desirable requirements

  • Relevant CSCS Card.
  • Practical project delivery skills, with evidence of ensuring delivery to stringent deadlines and standards

With respect to Structures and Architecture

  • Experience in complex engineering and design projects.
  • Experience with Regulators - ONR & EA.
  • Geotechnical Design/Analysis incl ground investigations and earthworks.
  • Experience of civil/structural design in the nuclear sector.
  • Architectural design
  • Experience of Nuclear sector.
  • Experience of Safety Assessment Principles & Site License Conditions.
  • Knowledge of survey and investigation including post event assessment.
  • Experience of construction and commissioning on a nuclear site and material/workmanship specifications.
  • Awareness of the nuclear power plant operation and relationship of design to safety case.
  • Awareness of the ABWR operation and relationship of design to safety case.
  • Knowledge of inspection and maintenance regimes.

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