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Instrumentation & Control (I&C) Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/07/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer will be responsible for performing the necessary specification and analysis to produce the I&C design for a number of systems within the Auxiliaries and HVAC team for the HPC project working in the UK office. The I&C Engineer will also be responsible for coordinating I&C activities during the next configuration when the I&C documentation is updated for all systems in 2019

Main activities:
* Responsible for developing the I&C data package and associated documentation for new HVAC systems specific to HPC
* Applying EDF EPR engineering rules applicable for I&C design e.g. for platform allocation
* Defining the I&C functional requirements cascading the requirements from key safety inputs to ensure the safety case is respected
* Using the DFD tool to define the I&C logic
* Writing the test procedure and testing the control logic using the valid DFD tool
* Using the Conduite tool to define the HMI in the Control Room
* Producing the I&C parts of the System Design Manual (P5, P5.6, P6.1, P6.2 and P6.3)

* Responsible for coordination of I&C activities within the HVAC and Auxiliaries team
* Single Point of Contact for I&C activities in the team
* Representing ESW in cross-project forums to establish common understandings, share knowledge, cascade information to the teams and ensure consistency between the different design teams
* Facilitating I&C discussions between engineers and counterparts in Franc
* Leading Kick off Meetings, pre-job briefs and post-job debriefs for the start of the I&C sequence at RC2
* Performing technical peer reviews of I&C documents produced by other engineers in the team
* Mentoring and support less experience engineers throughout the I&C sequence to update their system documentation
Tools and Competencies:

Software and tools: DFD and Conduite (EDF specific tools)
Language(s): English, French advantageous
Behavioural skills:
* 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
Reporting line: HVAC and Auxiliaries Group Leader

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
* I&C, Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification
* Knowledge of Instrumentation and Control design
* Knowledge of nuclear HVAC system design, calculation and modelling
* Understanding of Safety Case construction and Nuclear Safety requirements placed on systems

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge of the EPR I&C design principles and I&C platforms
* Experience of I&C design at Taishan or Flamanville
* Experience of HVAC I&C design
* Knowledge of EPR design principles and Safety Classification
* Knowledge of UK licensing requirements and its application within the HPC project
* Ability to speak and write technical documents in French
* Familiarity with Human Performance techniques
* Experience of working on an operating plant or on an industrial site

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