Design Engineer

Ref No. BHN516752
Location Reading, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Open


This role will be predominantly around the checking/governance of Engineering Substantiation, so experience in the field is mandatory. The successful candidate must be willing to obtain SC Clearance if not already held. Role is Inside IR35


Engineering Substantiation, Nuclear, Periodic Review of Safety, High Hazard, Design

The Job

Job Purpose:

  • To conduct engineering assessments of existing nuclear high hazard facilities as part of an Integrated Project Team (IPT) undertaking a Periodic Review of Safety (PRS)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain an understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and documentation associated with the design of "insert discipline" design and delivery.
  • Maintain high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out engineering assessment and optioneering activities in accordance with the authorised Corporate and Engineering Design Substantiation (EDS) processes and procedures.
  • Interpretation of the Specific Safety Functional Requirements (SSFRs) against the relevant Structures, Systems and Components (SSCs).
  • Assessment of SSCs against the SSFRs, Modern Standards and Continued Operations.
  • Presentation of the results of the EDS assessments: In the format and to a standard specified within the authorised Corporate/EDS processes and procedures for a Design Assessment Report (DAR)
  • Technical review of DARs produced by others
  • Engineering input into the Shortfall management and Optioneering processes
  • Liaison with Facility Engineering and Facility Safety Case Teams
  • Producing engineering reports as directed by the EM
  • Support production of technical specifications for outsourced work packages.
  • Provide tasking information to the Engineering Manager to support project planning.
  • Prepare and lead Design Reviews
  • Liaison with the appropriate Design and Technical Authorities, to address issues arising from the formal review of those assessments
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

James Brown
manages this role


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