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C&I Engineer

  • Location: Capenhurst, CH1 6ER
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Tim Millbank
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 1039069
About the Company:

Our client is a subsidiary of a major global player in the nuclear industry, specialising in radioactive waste management and decommissioning services on a nuclear licensed site. If you are looking to build your career in a developing and ambitious company, we would love to hear from you.

Outline of the role:

The engineering personnel are relied upon to solve problems throughout the asset lifecycle, providing cost-effective solutions whilst ensuring regulatory compliance from concept through to decommissioning. This role would be ideally suited to an individual looking for a new challenge that will help develop their skills across a broad base of project and asset management work. Our client considers their people to be their main asset and want to work with them to develop their skills for the benefit of the company and individual.

Examples of the type of work to be carried out in this role are: -
  • Supporting the operations team to implement new plant and equipment required to aid the growth of their waste processing capability.
  • Supporting new plant design to deal with legacy material and enable new business opportunities.
  • Developing plans, schedules and methodologies to support decommissioning activities.
There is a high degree of autonomy and flexibility for the post holder to approach problems as they see fit, working as part of our expanding and experienced multi-disciplined team. The implementation of changes to yield improvements in safety, quality and cost is encouraged.

Relevant experience in the nuclear industry is preferred but not required, and candidates with experience obtained in other industries are welcome. We value diversity in the team and are open to new ideas. Candidates who hold Incorporated or Chartered Engineer status are preferred, although eligibility and having an action plan in place to achieve one of these would be acceptable. You must be able to obtain the required security clearances.

Purpose of the Job:
  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, who is the appointed Design Authority (DA), this role shall help ensure that both decommissioning projects and any new plant introduced to site meet their regulatory obligations; to achieve this the role holder will be appointed a Design Authority Intelligent Customer (DAIC).
  • The role holder shall support the delivery of projects by: -
    • Ensuring that the correct safety, engineering and quality standards are adhered to.
    • Producing high quality documentation, such as specifications and scopes of work.
    • Undertaking activities such as requirements capture, optioneering, design reviews and management of construction/installation and commissioning.
    • Working with the supply chain to ensure the best outcome for the business.
  • The role holder shall be required to provide technical guidance to other parts of the business within their area of expertise.
  • There is also an expectation that this role shall directly contribute to the continuous improvement of business processes related to Engineering, support the Engineering Manager as required, conduct new business activities and assist in the development of junior engineers.
  • Remuneration: Our client offers a competitive salary for this position. Annual pay reviews are conducted, where salary increases are awarded depending on demonstration of agreed competencies and completion of objectives.
  • Bonus: the Company operates a generous £4,000 per annum Delivery Bonus for all employees.
  • Pension Scheme: as an employee, you will be eligible to join the Company’s generous Defined Contribution Pension scheme.
  • Education & Training: the Company takes pride in helping people learn and develop by supporting, accelerating and directing their learning. As well as the completion of mandatory health and safety courses, training packages will be offered to meet your specific needs. Supporting your learning at work is high on our agenda as it is important in ensuring that the skills of our workforce meet current and future business demands, as well as supporting your continuing professional development.
  • Healthy Work-life Balance: the Company promotes a healthy work-life balance for all employees, encouraging them to balance their work with their life outside of the business effectively. This is supported with a generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Health & Wellbeing: Other benefits which you would be eligible to join as an employee include: Private Medical Insurance scheme, Company Cycle scheme and childcare vouchers.

The role will be based at Capenhurst Site near Chester and offers free parking, there is a train station a stone’s throw away from site with frequent trains to Chester or the Wirral, and there is a subsidised canteen on site.