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Senior EC&I Engineer

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Senior EC&I Engineer


We are recruiting a Senior EC&I Engineer to join the team in Birchwood.

FThe existing laboratory is reaching the end of its life and will be replaced by new facilities to be provided by the Replacement Analytical Project (RAP). 

This project will re-equip and extend the existing National Nuclear Laboratory Central Laboratory to provide modern analytical facilities for the site for several decades.  The project is currently nearing the end of the Preliminary Design phase and will commence detail design within the next few months.  It includes provision of electrical power supplies, lighting and a range of other services, radiological containment and integration of analytical instrumentation. 

It is split into four workstreams, three of which are concerned with the actual analytical processes and their containment, and the fourth provides all services to the other three. The multi-discipline design team is split between Risley, Warrington, and Whitehaven. 

It will involve production of CE&I designs and also supervision of others both in-house and as part of contracts placed in the supply chain, as well as close liaison with the other workstreams and disciplines and the Safety Case team, ensuring that the project as a whole proceeds without delays. Of necessity the work will require regular interface with the Westlakes based design team and existing B170 plant operators and maintainers.  Travel to the site (including active areas) and the Westlakes office will therefore be necessary.

The candidate shall have at least two years’ experience in a similar role and should ideally be an Incorporated/Chartered Engineer or be working towards gaining professional status.

They shall be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, work effectively in a team and to meet deadlines

  • Excellent written and spoken English & effective communication skills

  • Professional attitude and a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving

  • Can produce and maintain key deliverable documents/reports, calculations, schedules, etc. Can liaise and coordinate with other design disciplines and plant engineering as necessary in the production of preliminary and detail design deliverables

  • Can support the CE&I design team in meetings and reviews

  • Evidence of providing technical oversight to supply chain companies

  • Design in accordance with the IET 18th edition (BS7671)

  • Conversant with existing CAE tools (e.g. Auto CAD, CAESAR, PDMS)

  • Fluent in MS Office suite of programmes (Word, Excel etc)

In addition, it would be desirable to have working experience in the following:

Amtech Pro design



Aveva Electrical/Instruments

The position is subject to the ability of the candidate to obtain as a minimum Baseline Personnel Security Standard clearance and obtain a Sellafield P1 pass.  Clearance to SC level is required but can be gained after starting work on the project.  A current P1 pass and SC clearance holder would be ideal

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