Piping Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineering, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£61/hr Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Lead Piping Engineer - Warrington - 12months - Rate c£61/hr umbrella.
Key words / skills: Piping, Engineer, Lead, Senior, Nuclear, Design, BPSS, PDMS< CAESAR 2.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Balfour Beatty BEP in order to recruit a Lead Piping Engineer to work on a 12month contract in Warrington.
As a Lead Piping Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Project Description
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 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.
Essential Experience & Qualifications
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.
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.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
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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