CSA Principal Engineer

  • Location

    Cumbria, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 years +

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We are looking for a CSA PRINCIPAL ENGINEER to be part of the management team delivering and managing the Encrypted Communications Project based on the Westlakes Science Park in Cumbria.

The successful Candidate must be able to work without direct supervision and have the ability to translate a client requirement into a meaningful engineering solution.

Good communication and negotiation skills are essential and the aptitude to drive a team of engineers is crucial. Engineering design experience is fundamental and nuclear experience is preferred but not essential.

Responsibility for the engineering quality of the project delivery, ensuring co0laince with client specifications and engineering standards. The role works alongside the Project Manager to ensure scope changes and time are managed.
Responsible, in cooperation with Client Project Engineers, for the technical quality of all conceptual designs, design schemes and detail drawings and associated design documentation.
Maintains compliance with Engineering Standards and applicable legislation.
To participate in Design reviews and, where appropriate, organise such reviews. Ensure subsequent design meets the project requirements.
Maintain the technical capability of the delivery team, identify and cover capability shortfalls.
Endure confidentiality and security of data and information received from clients.
Ensure requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act, CDM, Machineries Directive and the COSHH regulations are understood and complied with.
Report to the Project Management team when project risks have been realised, or additional risks arise.
To be the principal focal point for liaison with Client Engineering Management Personnel.
Maintain effective discipline.

Educated to HNC/HND or degree in a relevant engineering discipline or a chartered engineering member of an appropriate institute.
Current RE status
Currently SC Security Cleared