Senior Process Engineer

About £44,000 - £63,000 a year

Overview / Responsibilities

About Wood Nuclear & PPP:
Wood Nuclear is the Design and Engineering partner for Sellafield under the PPP (Programme and Project Partners). This is 20-year arrangement to deliver ~£7bn of major projects. We are identifying our best people to deliver this programme.

Sellafield are looking to adopt high value experience from across comparable highly complex regulated sectors and want to transform project delivery across its estate. Working in a fully collaborative environment, there are three core parts of the PPP scope: delivery of major projects, site-wide project delivery improvements and provision of supporting PPP services. Wood Nuclear provide the front-end design and engineering capability and services required to deliver major projects and site wide project delivery improvements. The programme will deliver innovation in solutions and schedule underpinning the decommissioning plan for the site.

Being part of the PPP Team offers a unique opportunity to be part of a team driving change and innovation in design and execution of engineering, safety and delivery solutions in one of the most complex industrial sites in the UK if not the world.

As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you, as a Senior Process Engineer to support a key project within the nuclear business.

We have a requirement for a Senior Process Engineer to work in our office in Warrington.

The senior engineer role requires wide of discipline knowledge of process systems, chemical preparation, gaseous exchanges and stored solids, and their delivery to facilitate value realisation of engineering design of systems and plant with a mind set for construction and commissioning in a nuclear environment.

They will need a drive to deliver and be able to specify appropriate design requirements for both current and potential developments at the appropriate level of detail for preliminary and detail design phases.

Technical Skills

This plant is essentially a laboratory and testing environment and it would be beneficial, though not essential, to demonstrate familiarity with such plants either within or out with the nuclear arena.

Be able to demonstrate:
extensive knowledge and experience in delivery of major capex projects for construction with an expertise in one or more specialist areas in their engineering discipline,
good knowledge of design and construction of similar industrial plants with particular experience of the following:
Gas Delivery Systems,
Reagent Delivery Systems,
DSEAR Assessment,
Nuclear Analytical Lab Design
Flowsheets, PFDs, EFDs, S&IDDs, Instrument Process Data Sheets, Process Data Sheets
leadership in engineering function,
custodian of resources but also self-performance
a record of successful project scope estimation and delivery, influencing professional engineers, and provision of strategic guidance across a portfolio of projects and programmes.

Behaviour Skills

This role requires a strong and successful interface with Integrated Design Team and other project functions and must work closely throughout project phases. This will entail understanding and appreciating design decisions by others, challenging if appropriate and delivery of technical solutions.

Skills / Qualifications
Familiarity with and application of current standards within their own skilled arena and an overarching appreciation of multi-design interactions and interfaces.
Familiarity with modern CAE packages and interfaces for process plant design and future construction including an appreciation of BIM.
Evidence of design capability working as part of a multi-discipline team.
Confidence and demonstrable capability to be able to work with minimal supervision to meet end outcomes or clearly and defined targets and engage with and challenge all parties.
Significant years post graduate industrial/practical experience of designated skill set preferably within the nuclear industry but certainly within a related transferrable industry such as the oil and gas processing/refining sector or water treatment arena for examples.
Degree qualified.
Chartered status preferred
Experience and familiarity with designing for delivery/implementation and associated project construction and execution.
Experience of and ability to design for manufacture.

Why join Wood Nuclear?

For you:
A competitive reward package;
Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
International opportunities - Operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities and diverse challenges.
For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, income protection and life assurance benefit.
To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

For our communities:
We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.