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Electrical Engineer - Nuclear

  1. Derby, Manchester, Sheffield, Epsom, Bristol, Glasgow
  2. Nuclear
R-117689

Are you good at juggling things to meet changing demands and find the best solution for your needs?

Do you enjoy solving complex problems and stretching out of your comfort zone?

You’ll enjoy working with clients, colleagues and stakeholders, building strong relationships to ensure the successful delivery of your projects. You’ll be a natural at simplifying complex ideas and producing drawings and writing reports to convey your proposed solutions. You’ll also be aware of your limitations and know when to look for help and support from others.

This role offers the opportunity to work on exciting projects covering a broad range of clients from Nuclear New Build, Decommissioning, existing Nuclear Generation and Nuclear Fusion. This is an opportunity for you to take the next step in your career as you’ll be rapidly trusted with more responsibility.

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About your team:

The focus of our Nuclear & Power business is our people and through them building and developing new long-term relationships with clients in the sector, of which we hold a number of long-term framework contracts through which we deliver our clients work.

You’ll be part of a truly diverse Electrical, Control & Instrumentation team; we pride ourselves on coming from over 10 different countries with wide-ranging educational backgrounds. You will enjoy access to the industry’s most significant players, and you’ll have a varied work diet with the possibility to get involved in non-technical areas should you be interested.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible /hybrid working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with.

Your purpose:

The role will entail designing Electrical solutions for the construction of new nuclear stations and systems at fusion research facilities, supporting the operation of the existing nuclear generating fleet and decommissioning of nuclear sites.

Day-to-day activities may include the following -

  • Requirement’s identification and equipment specification.
  • Conceptual Design & Feasibility Studies.
  • Front-End Engineering Design.
  • Detailed Design.
  • Hazard/fault identification studies e.g., HAZOP, HAZAN, FMEA, etc.
  • Test witnessing.
  • Safety Substantiation.
  • Production of technical reports, procedures and drawings.
  • Review technical documentation and drawings.
  • Resolving technical issues.
  • Tender reviews.

Other key aspects of the role will include assisting in the production of bids and proposals.

To benefit from the collective experience of the team and our clients, and drive innovative thinking, you’ll work in a collaborative and supportive office/site environment for a minimum of half of your working week.

What can you bring?

In addition to having excellent communication and problem-solving skills, you will also be able to demonstrate the following -

  • Relevant degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Able to demonstrate good engineering judgement and a few years of experience in using fundamental engineering skills as an Electrical Engineer with some desirable experience in:
    • Power distribution system designs.
    • Experience of power system protection studies.
    • Lighting and emergency lighting design.
    • Earthing & Lightning Protection Design.
    • Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) Distribution Systems.
    • Battery Systems and Room Ventilation design.
    • Back up Generation and Excitation Control Systems.
    • Motors Design.
  • Able to produce and review/correct technical reports to a good quality standard.
  • Motivated and driven to meet delivery/cost targets without compromising quality.
  • Awareness of their own technical limitations and using the help and support of others to deliver.
  • An understanding of commercial and client management principles.
  • Progress made towards achieving chartership with a relevant professional body.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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