Principal EC&I Engineer
Dependent on skills & experience
A vacancy has arisen for a Principal EC&I Engineer within the team based in Harwell.
All about us:
Nuvia is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defense, oil & gas and science & research industries. Our expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by our highly trained and committed workforce who have a wide range of specialist skills and knowledge. Nuvia is currently recruiting to deliver our live projects and future projects in the following areas,
Hinckley Point C primary coolant analysis systems.
Process plants for nuclear applications.
Nuclear mechanical handling solutions.
ITER & DEMO fusion reactor support.
Nuclear reactor decommissioning
European Spallation Source (ESS) support.
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (Chalk River) facility design support
Support to MOD in various areas and projects
Principal Engineer Role Overview:
As a senior member of the Engineering Design Management Team, you will manage EC&I design engineering resources in the Harwell office to ensure design delivery to projects and adherence to design processes and standards.
Key responsibilities as a Principal Engineer:
Liaison with the Intelligent Customer
Develop and reinforce the safety culture
Governance of the Engineering deliverables
Checking/Approval of documents and drawings
Regularly interacts with clients and managers of other engineering disciplines
Compliance with safety regulations (e.g. CDM and CE marking)
Develop cost effective technical solutions
Leading the team to effectively meet the defined engineering scope
Guiding technical solutions
Experience in the application of Safety Related Systems to engineering design
As Chief Discipline Engineer you will communicate best practice across the UK EC&I design delivery team.
Position of the Principal Engineer within the organisation:
Delivery of all design and engineering to meet requirements.
Responsible for managing the quality, and progress of EC&I engineering work carried out within a project
Definition and distribution of the scope of design work to ensure that all work is executed safely, on time and at appropriate levels of quality and cost.
Ensuring that all design work is delivered in accordance with the Project Procedures
On behalf of the Engineering Manager, carry out interviews for recruitment of EC&I engineers.
Ideally you will have the following qualifications, skills, experience and attributes…
Full Membership of a relevant institution (e.g. IET).
Experience in a senior role in the management and delivery of nuclear environment projects, or other equivalent highly regulated industry.
High knowledge of Statutory and Safety Regulations and their appropriate utilisation.
Proven track record of successfully delivering design solutions.
Management of EC&I design teams.
High level of commercial awareness.
Ability in the leadership of a technical team within a project delivery environment.
Organisation and collaboration skills when working to challenging project deadlines.
Proven track record within a complex project environment with strong organisational & interpersonal skills.
Able to develop engineering capability in support of bid returns
Fellow of a discipline specific institution (e.g IET).
MSc in a relevant mechanical subject.
Chartered Engineer registration
A recognised qualification in leadership and management
Expertise in the nuclear industry.
Concept through to commissioning experience (full lifecycle), including inspection and installation.
Good understanding of Statutory and safety Regulations and their appropriate use.
Good knowledge of requirements management
Good knowledge of Systems Engineering (E.g. Capella)
Proven track record within a project environment with strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
Good customer/client liaison skills and good commercial awareness.
Expert understanding of EC&I principles such as safety systems, circuit protection, communication technologies or instrumentation.
Ability to communicate with all levels of the organisation in a clear and concise manner.
Good methodical and accurate approach to problem solving.
Experience of the management of sub-contractors involved in the design process.
Human Factors knowledge.
Full UK driving license.
Working for us:
Have you got energy, confidence and enthusiasm? Would you like to work for a dynamic international Company? If so, Nuvia offers a wide range of career opportunities for the right people who can help us to achieve our vision: to be recognised as the world class provider of whole life solutions to the nuclear industry’s most complex technical challenges, from new build, through operations to decommissioning.
A successful applicant can develop as a general engineer supporting our wide portfolio of projects or could work as a specialist within our team depending on past experience and career development aspirations.
Sports and recreation: Nuvia are a based on the Harwell innovation campus and are active in campus sports. Nuvia field teams in the campus rounders, cricket and football competitions and also enter into the Vinci 5 aside football competition. There are many cyclists at Nuvia and there is a regular well attended charity cycle ride between our Dorset office and Warrington office.
Benefits: Nuvia offers a competitive pension scheme, health care, Vinci share scheme, cycle to work schemes as well as other benefits.