Here at Babcock International we are seeking a Principal Design Engineer to play a vital role in the wider design team delivering complex nuclear and non-nuclear engineering projects. We are looking for experienced individuals to support both new-build infrastructure projects and those relating to the development of existing assets.
You will be responsible for the provision of technical design authority support. Working alongside Plant and Project Managers you will also manage a small team of Mechanical System Design Engineers.
Primary responsibilities of the role will be to provide designs and substantiate designs for various on-site mechanical systems including refit support equipment (RSE). Much of this RSE will interface directly with the Nuclear Steam Raising Plant (NRSP) to allow maintenance or testing of reactor systems to be undertaken in a safe manner. You will also manage and produce design documentation covering the whole design lifecycle and undertake technical analysis to substantiate engineered solutions.
Skills and Qualifications
You will preferably be qualified to a degree level with relevant experience and Chartered or hold incorporated Engineer status.
You will also need to have experience in the following areas:
Experience in the design and substantiation of engineering systems.
Experience in design process management.
A sound understanding of engineering design and safety practices.
Experience of working within strict regulatory environments (safety, quality and security).
Knowledge of operating within nuclear or other high-hazard/safety critical environments.
What we offer
A job that matters – the opportunity to play a role in our nation’s security. Challenge – complex projects in a unique environment. Excitement – not the view from your average office window. Great work/life balance – long-term prospects in a beautiful part of the country. A chance to leave a mark – help us to write the next chapter in our 300-year history.
At Babcock we’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. You will receive a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You’ll benefit from excellent career development opportunities that will help you grow and achieve your full potential at Babcock.
Babcock is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and offers a range of family friendly policies which support work / life balance. For certain roles, support with relocation may be available.