Senior CE&I Design Engineer

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  • Location

    Whitehaven, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £47.00 - £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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We have an opportunity for an Senior CE&I Design Engineer based between Albion Square, Whitehaven, Cumbria and B594 Sellafield, Cumbria.

The Plant Facing Design Office (PFDO) deals with urgent plant related issues, supports System Engineering with design support and handles emergent maintenance delivery issues with minor design content.

The PFDO have a requirement for a Senior CE&I Engineer to provide a design service to the Special Nuclear Materials areas.
This role will involve leading a group of CE&I Engineers/Designers based in Albion Square and B594 to deliver CE&I design solutions in response to problem definitions from the OU system engineering community.
Typical tasks on the Sellafield involve input to equipment obsolescence issues and specification of replacement items, SM and SRE design substantiation, designs for modifications to facilitate plant improvements, redline drawings, PMP reviews, processing of TQs etc.
Will be required in order to undertake plant familiarisation visits / walk downs.

Essential Experience:
Chartered Engineer with a MEng / BEng in a C,E&I engineering subject preferred or HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering with substantial experience.
Demonstrable significant experience of leading a team of C,E&I engineers and designers undertaking a wide range of C,E&I design packages.
Evidence of delivering fit for purpose engineering design across the full design cycle.
Pragmatic approach to problem solving and ability to apply â€~Fit for Purpose Mind-set’ and â€~Engineering Judgement’ where appropriate.
Good working knowledge of CDM regulations as applicable to the Designer role
Good working knowledge of Supply of Machinery Regulations.
Broad understanding of SL Safety Case requirements.
Awareness of relevant, national and international codes, specifications, standards and legislation relevant to CE&I engineering.
In depth experience in the design of electrical power, lighting, process instrumentation and control systems
In depth experience of producing CE&I installation design packages including OIMSs, CDM Risk Assessments and installation drawings: BCDs, schematics, hook-ups and layouts / GAs.
Experience of producing instrument datasheets.
Evidence of effectively working with the supply chain in delivering engineering design.
Evidence of having a sound working knowledge of CE&I Standards and
Ability to satisfy SQEP requirements for CE&I Designer.
Working knowledge of the design process for all stages of design (concept, preliminary, detailed through to manufacture and construction).
Leadership / management skills to include management sub-contractors and designers.
Ability to travel to Sellafield to attend meetings and perform site surveys.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in undertaking cable calculations.

Desirable Experience:
Nuclear experience on legacy, new and operational nuclear installations at Sellafield.
Knowledge of the Sellafield Ltd Management System with particular reference to topic area 1.02 Design and Engineering.
Evidence of having a good knowledge of Sellafield Plants and Operations
Evidence of being competent in the use of CIMAGE.
Understanding of the Document Configuration Management processes.
Monitored worker
Experience of SL management systems (SLMS)
Conversant and experienced with the use of with SL CE&I standards

Design Tools
Microsoft office suite
Preferred experience of Amtech ProDesign and CEASAR.

Monitored Worker, with no restrictions which will inhibit C3 area access.

Preferred P1 or P4 passholder / SC essential (DV preferred)