Position – 14 dock Principal Engineer
Type – Contract
Rate – Circa £70.00 per hour Umbrella Company
Duration – 12 Months + possible extensions
Hours – Typically 38 hours per week
Determination – Inside IR35
Location – Devonport, Plymouth, UK / Remote
Start Date – ASAP !
Main Purpose of Role;
The primary purpose of the role is to ultimately assist and support the Design Manager in the delivery of project scope. This will include the likes of the following;
Provide leadership in the delivery of DSR updates through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.
Develop, lead and manage one or more technical packages agreeing project related objectives, managing performance and making appropriate technical management responses. Provide Subject Matter Expert advice as per discipline.
Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project’s technical planning process.
Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock’s Business Management System and Technical Manual.
Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences;
Understanding of multi-disciplinary engineering activities through design, implementation and operation with a core focus on safety
Understanding of the regulations around Nuclear Licenced Sites
Knowledge of M&E building services design and installation
Knowledge of Civil/Structural construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related facilities.
Updating and authoring of technical documentation in support of the nuclear safety case(s).
Understanding of the PRS process
The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle
Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements
Sound project specification & planning experience
Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures.
Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications
Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities
Preferably Chartered Engineer status and member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council at CEng level.A range of Babcock specific courses will be required, such as the following;