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Project Engineer

  1. Whitehaven
  2. Nuclear
R-114026

AtkinsRéalis has been operating for over 40 years with operations based in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and North America, and are fully engaged in the development of the next generation of nuclear power. AtkinsRéalis are also currently embarking on an exciting journey to become the global leader in providing Decommissioning and Waste Management services.

As a result of continued growth, we are looking to recruit a wide range of experienced Decommissioning, Waste Management and Radiological Protection professionals to help us in achieving our goal of becoming the global leader in this arena.

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Decommissioning & Waste Services team to be involved in a variety of decommissioning and waste management projects. As a Project Engineer you will support the AtkinsRéalis Project Manager/Client Task Manager in managing allocated work from assignment to close out, covering all duties related to work delivery as requested by the Project Manager or Task Manager in order to ensure that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner to its conclusion.

Successful candidates will be based on our Rutherford House (Whitehaven) office delivering decommissioning working as part of a multi-discipline team; however, the role will require the individual to attend client sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead site-based multi-disciplinary project delivery on a Nuclear Decommissioning Project.
  • Produce and manage Technical Queries in collaboration with appointed contractors and client.
  • Contribute to monthly reports including project schedules, risk registers etc.
  • Use effective and efficient communication tools within the project environment.
  • Positively influence the project delivery team and seek to add value.
  • Prepare modification proposals as required.
  • Provide technical supervision of decommissioning/construction activities to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • Carry out technical assessment/approval of contractors’ work instruction/method statements/risk assessments.
  • Liaise and consult with system engineers and other stakeholders throughout project life cycle to ensure efficient and effective project delivery.
  • Comply with all Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments and support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality on Site.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

Essential -

  • Suitable relevant project/operational experience within decommissioning, including the application of project management processes.
  • Suitable relevant technical experience including the preparation of documentation, the review and approval of technical proposals and procedures, particularly Plant Modification Proposals (PMPs).
  • The individual needs to be able to demonstrate clear and concise communication skills.

Desirable -

  • Suitable experience in the nuclear sector
  • Sellafield Site geographical knowledge and experience
  • Experience of commissioning process/activities.

Qualifications:

Essential -

  • HND or Degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • SC Clearance

Desirable -

  • IOSH Working Safely
  • P4 Pass Holder

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.

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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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