Senior EC&I Engineer

Job Type:
Market related


The Role: Senior EC&I Engineer

Location: Cumbria (Westlakes). Sellafield site

Duration: 12 month + Contract – 8hrs per day

Rate: Negotiable - Inside IR35

Industry: Nuclear

The Role:

-          Responsible for delivery of EC&I design and engineering for area systems. Will be responsible for production of design documentation as well as checking the work of other engineers & designers.

-          Responsible for coordinating with construction to respond to TQ’s/PP’s and concessions.

-          Responsible for coordinating with construction and commissioning to respond to FOB’s and defect notices.

-          Representative for design on plant walk-downs, snagging, and general inspections

Essential Experience and Qualifications:

-          Hold a minimum HND or equivalent (Essential)

-          Degree Qualified (Preferable)

-          Have demonstrable experience in delivering nuclear EC&I design in a similar role/environment, with recent relevant exposure to work in the nuclear industry

-          A self-starter with good communication, analytical and team working skills.

-          Experience of taking a lead role in delivering engineering packages

-          Familiar with EC&I deliverables

-          Delivery of approved written work, i.e. technical specifications and reports

-          Familiar with a pragmatic approach to the application of applicable standards and practices.

-          Experience in interrogating design in the context of assuring its fitness for purpose with respect to design process, rigour and functionality.

-          Experience of working with a client organisation to ensure a collaborative approach to design assurance.

-          Ability to chair and control meetings.

Design Tools/Software:

MicrosoftOffice, MS Teams, SharePoint

Familiarity with CAD tools e.g. AutoCAD, PDMS viewer, Aveva

Who we are

First Recruitment Group are committed to finding the right candidates for our clients, and the right companies for our candidates to work for. We’re passionate about putting people first, and take pride in being able to offer an all-round service for candidates and clients with our payroll solution, Primis + and workforce management solution, Operam.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.

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