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Discipline Lead Engineer Piping

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: Ongoing Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 04 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 337130
NRL are currently recruiting for an experienced Discipline Lead Engineer Piping to work on a contract basis at Birchwood Park in Warrington. This is to work on behalf of one of our leading clients within the nuclear industry. Please note this role has been determined inside IR35.
About The Role:
  • The role reports to the Deputy Senior Engineering Manager / Assurance Lead
  • To support the Piping Engineering function in adopting a pragmatic approach to the Piping engineering design and the standardisation of designs across the plant.
  • Support assurance activities within the detail design, construction and commissioning phases including preparing for and chairing System, Assist and Readiness Reviews, reviewing design packages prior to issue for review with the Employer (Sellafield Limited), help in assessing comments and ensuring the lessons learnt are fed-back and used by the project’s engineers and designers.
  • To provide advice and guidance to the Piping Lead Engineer on compliance with relevant legal requirements, Sellafield Ltd standards, European and British Standards, non-European standards and project procedures.
  • To coordinate the production of common Piping Technical Specifications across all areas and to liaise with the Sellafield Ltd Piping Intelligent Customer (IC) to ensure the Piping design aligns with the projects ‘Fit for Purpose’ design philosophy and the IC’s expectations.
  • Support the coordination and closeout of Technical Change by progressing and responding to DCP, TQs PPs and Concessions.
What You Will Need:
  • Hold a minimum HND or equivalent (Essential)
  • Degree Qualified, Chartered Engineer (Preferable)
  • Have 15yrs (preferable) demonstrable experience in delivering nuclear Piping 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.
  • Demonstrable experience in the leadership and direction of others to deliver Piping Design and Plant Layout.
  • Microsoft Office, MS Teams, SharePoint
  • Navisworks, PDMS, CEASAR 2 (an advantage)
  • Experience of being an Piping technical lead
  • Familiar with Piping deliverables
  • Familiar with a pragmatic approach to the application of applicable standards and practices.
  • Proven understanding of Pipe Specifications
  • Experience of leading piping teams containing engineers, designers and pipe stress analysts.
  • Control of schedule and manhour budgets
  • Liaison with technical specialists within the JV parent companies
  • A working knowledge of SL standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of PDMS / Navisworks
  • Knowledge of CAESAR 2 software
  • 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.