21 days ago
Fuel Cycle Engineer , Permanent or Contract , Gloucester
The purpose of the post is to support the Lead Fuel & Core Physics Engineer in the delegated nuclear technology subjects associated with the UK ABWR, from the GDA/ Site specific design phase through to plant construction and operations. The post holder may also manage framework contracts and support production of nuclear related studies.
- Support the Lead Fuel and Core Physics Engineer, as a core member of the Design Authority Team, in the delivery of business plan related targets and undertake specific roles within the Horizon Management System when so required.
- Perform nuclear engineering analysis, assessment and review activities as required.
- Contribute to the nuclear engineering design programme.
- Ensure that the nuclear technology design is compatible with the Safety Case.
- With the support of senior team members, Identify, document and manage nuclear technology design team interfaces.
- Carry out optioneering on assigned nuclear technology design aspects of the project (under appropriate level of supervision).
- At an individual level, manage and apply safe systems of work, with due regard for all Health and Safety legislation and best practices.
- Deliver a nuclear engineering design that complies with the requirements of the Horizon Nuclear Safety and Environmental Principles.
- Ensure that the nuclear safety standards demanded by the site licence requirements/safety case are met in the delivery of the assigned nuclear engineering activities/ tasks.
- Implement Quality procedures relevant to assigned work.
- Work with suppliers to ensure licensing and permitting requirements are met as required.
- Review documents supplied by HGNE and other suppliers.
- Provide guidance and support to other members of the team.
- First degree in engineering or physics or appropriate equivalent.
- Working towards Chartership status, or hold a corporate membership of a relevant professional body/institution. Or equivalent.
- Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in career to date, adding value within relevant positions.
- Appropriate level of relevant professional experience.
- Ability to learn, adapt and thrive, delivering value in a changing and evolving organisation.
- Consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned to Horizon values: safety, courage, integrity, collaboration and inspiration.
- Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required.
- Experience of working in a highly-regulated industry.
- Experience of managing and co-ordinating assigned activities and projects. Some experience coordinating activities and output of other engineers/ scientists.
- Experience of obtaining formal acceptance of design output.
- Experience of nuclear engineering construction/installation techniques and practices.
- Knowledge of relevant Statutory Instruments e.g. Euratom Safeguards, UK Regulatory (e.g. SAPs, TAGs)
- Knowledge of relevant national and international design codes and standards.
- Nuclear industry sector knowledge; Safety Assessment Principles and Site Licence conditions.
- Understanding of the relationship between Design and the Safety Case.
- Construction, installation, commissioning and maintenance practices/requirements in the context of Regulatory scrutiny on a nuclear site.
- Working knowledge of Horizon design processes and procedures (incl. Change Control, Review, Verification and Validation).
- Able to produce technical specifications for work.
- Knowledge of producing design analysis, assessment, substantiation documents.