Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

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    Nuclear Engineering

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    c£55/hr Umbrella

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    James Walker

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    about 2 months ago

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Mechanical Commissioning Engineer - Seascale CA20 - 12months - Rate c£55/hr umb.
Key words / skills: Mechanical, Engineer, Commissioning, Nuclear, BPSS, HAZOP, APM
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side BBBEP in order to resource a Mechanical Commissioning Engineer to work on a 12month contract at Seascale CA20.
As a Mechanical Commissioning Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Project Description
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).
Job Description / Role
The Commissioning Engineer reporting to the Commissioning Team Leader, carries out a role to undertake delivery of assigned commissioning tasks in a safe and effective manner, in line with commissioning process requirements.
This role is specific to candidates with experience in nuclear in-cell handler testing.  
The Commissioning Engineer is responsible for:
Execution of the arrangements for controlling, witnessing, recording and assessing the results of commissioning tests which may affect safety.
Delivering the commissioning work scope to an agreed strategy and plan in a timely and cost effective manner.
Ensuring a proactive and balanced approach to safety (nuclear, radiological, conventional and environmental) to ensure that safety is optimised during commissioning
Reviewing commissioning progress and performance and taking appropriate corrective actions where necessary.
Managing day to day liaison with personnel to obtain any necessary permissions and minimize impact to the project.
Review of commissioning test results.
Ensuring input to other project processes are incorporated, for example, design, HAZOP, risk, contract, estimating and knowledge management.
Candidate must have experience in:
Nuclear Mechanical systems commissioning.
Minimum - HNC/HND in Engineering related subject.
10 years minimum nuclear commissioning in a similar managerial role .
Project management knowledge, preferably APM member.
Calculation production using Excel.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
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