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Senior Piping Engineer

  • Job reference: 931881
  • Location: Seascale, Cumbria
  • Salary: GBP280 - GBP320 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Piping & Mechanical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 08/09/2020

This role is inside IR35 scope

The requirement is to enhance the existing piping team, to allow further development and growth.

Day to day activities will include:-

  • Lead functional input to own projects, including where relevant leading the input of other engineers, to ensure engineering delivery meets scope, time, cost and quality
  • Carry out engineering calculations and check the work of more junior staff to delivery a quality functional input to projects
  • Work along side the current Piping Leads, to delivery designs from concept to detail (and often site support).
  • Ensure the design is carried out in a diligent and professional manner.
  • Be able to lead small to medium packages of engineering design for piping systems.
  • Work along side and support designers and apprentices, and mentor other team members.
  • Liaise with other engineering disciplines.
  • Prepare for and attend design assurance reviews as required.
  • Be prepared to assist in the growth of the department.
  • Review Client specifications / documentation
  • Assist / produce design estimates for the delivery of projects, and manage change

Experience required:

  • Experience working on the THORP Facility highly advantageous
  • Be able to lead small to medium packages of engineering design for piping systems.
  • Proficient with checking and approval process of piping deliverables.
  • Be able to develop 2D (and 3D, but not essential) plant layouts.
  • Self supporting / driven.
  • Minimum HNC/BTEC.
  • Competent in the use of 2D and 3D computer aided drafting packages.
  • Knowledge of relevant drawing standards ie BS8888.
  • Knowledge of relevant design standards (ASME B31.3).
  • Minimum 5+ years relevant experience in Piping Design.
  • Minimum 5+ years relevant experience in the Nuclear Industry.
  • Knowledge and experience of the SL design process. (Preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience of SL standards. (Preferred)
  • Demonstrate competency with the development of pipe support arrangements, and tie into stress analysis where required.
  • Awareness of Designer Role and CDM regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of safety cases and their application.

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