Process Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1027358
Created Date: 08.04.2019
Job Title: Process Engineer
Salary £36000 - £45000 per annum
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: South West
Sector: Nuclear
Consultant: Daniel Wolstenholme
Consultant Phone: 01942 323277

Job Description:
As part of the Responsible Designer for the Hinkley Point C project, our Client provides Engineering Design support for the Balance of the Nuclear Island (BNI).

This role is a member of a large integrated team seconded into Client team focused on providing high quality design, engineering knowledge & expertise.

Assignment Scope:
The Process Engineer for Effluent Treatment System writes the system documents containing all the information on the design and the operation of their systems (description, sizing, P&ID and I&C). The person is responsible for writing the system design manuals (description, sizing, P&ID and I&C) and updating them, in compliance with the engineering rules, methodologies and tools.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to effectively manage own workload in order to produce high quality documents and respect deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, both written and orally.
  • Proactive and confident in communicating with others, particularly those based in remote offices including France.
  • Proactive in developing positive working relations with others within the project.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to improve quality of engineering studies and the subsequent documentation produced.
  • Ability to prioritise, to manage numerous interfaces, to question and understand the imperatives of other downstream disciplines.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge.

Main Activities:
Based on the specification for the system, the Pre-Construction Safety Report (PCSR) and the engineering guidelines, the system engineer:

Prepares the System Design Manual:
  • Describes the system, its role and missions (including the safety missions).
  • Carries out the operational design of the system.
  • Carries out the sizing for the system and its components.
  • Drives the 2D mechanical diagram designer for the production of the Process & Instrumentation Diagrams and the population of components attributes in 2D mechanical diagram tool. The person checks the technical consistency of the latter.
  • Writes the I&C requirements and prepares functional diagrams for the data input into the I&C tools related to the project.
  • Writes the I&C tests procedures.
  • Populates all the ”system” databases.
  • Establishes/updates the safety classification of the components of the system.
  • Updates the PCSR (Pre-Construction Safety Report) chapter related to their system.
  • Ensures the proper integration of the P&ID in the 3D model (verifies the 2D/3D consistency).
  • Supports the Equipment Engineer to survey the documents produced by the equipment suppliers.

Manages modifications related to the system:
  • Receives the change requests issued by the various external parties
  • Verifies the consistency of these modifications, systematically challenges their necessity
  • Provides information for the decision on the modification implementation prior to including them in the system documentation.
  • Develops technical solutions and presents them to the client to help resolve their technical issues.
  • Consults with the client.
  • Reviews all relevant FA3 input data and implements the lesson learnt from other EPR projects (FA3, OL3, TSN) or KONVOI design.
  • These activities are performed in interaction with departments based near Paris.
  • Occasional business travel to London & Paris, France.
  1. This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake.
  2. Based on our Client site Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week.
  3. Travel and Subsistence is not paid for this role.
  4. BPSS level security required.
  5. Please provide travel plan to Bristol to undertake this role/salary expectation/current notice period on Cover Letter with this application.

  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineer.
  • Knowledge of the UK regulations related to Waste Treatment.
  • Ability to use MS Office /3D Viewer.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative.
  • Results focused with the ability to meet commitments & deadlines.
  • Highly organised with attention to detail.
  • Fluent in English – written & verbal.

  • Knowledge on atomic and nuclear engineering.
  • Experience in previous EPR or other nuclear projects.
  • French language skills – written & verbal.

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