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Principal Piping Engineer

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 02/06/2023 initially
  • Start Date: 2022-05-27
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041328
NRL rae currently recruiting for an experienced Principal Piping Engineer to work on a contract basis for one of our leading clients within the nuclear industry. This role will be based at Birchwood Park in Warrington, inside IR35.

About The Role:
The Box Encapsulation Plant project is one of the most important construction projects at the Sellafield Site, the plant will play a vital role in Sellafield’s 100-year clean-up programme by taking nuclear waste recovered from the sites original wasteplants and encasing it in concrete so it can be stored in a modern building. The plant is primarily designed to deal with waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo, one of four legacy waste plants prioritised for clean-up by Sellafield Ltd’s owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Alongside that work, the plant will also receive certain wastes from the other three legacy waste stores, the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond, the Pile Fuel Storage Pond, and Pile Fuel Cladding Silo.

The BEP Joint Venture project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Box Encapsulation Project (BEP).

Reporting to the Lead-Piping Engineer.
  • To assist the Lead Piping Engineer in managing piping & stress team also in ensuring schedule and quality criteria are maintained.
  • Ensure and self-implements best practice along with maintaining technical accuracy and integrity of design engineering within team.
  • Duties will include but not be limited to the preparation and checking of various engineering documents, e.g. Technical Bid Evaluations, Outline Installation Method Statements, Engineering Orders, Package Document Listing, vendor documents etc.
What You Will Need:
  • Nuclear experience in a Principal Piping Engineer role
  • Minimum 15 years piping experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of Piping Design and Plant Layout
  • Proven understanding of Pipe Specifications
  • Liaison with technical specialists within the JV parent companies
  • A working knowledge of SL standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of PDMS / NavisworksKnowledge of CAESAR 2 software
  • HNC minimum.
  • Navisworks, Sharepoint, General Microsoft office package.
  • The ability to obtain BC is essential for continuance in the role. SC preferred but can be obtained once appointed if required BC essential