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Piping Calculation Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/12/2017
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The Piping Calculation Engineer is responsible for the flexibility analysis of piping networks. The role involves calculations for new piping networks as well as specific UK adaptations for existing networks from former EPR projects. Harmonisation of methods and transfer of information with teams in France is required.

Using extracts from the 3D model the piping calculation engineer :
 Verifies, through calculations, the strength of the pipework under various sets of conditions (normal, upset, emergency and accident) and verifies the regulation criteria associated with these conditions
 Verifies the flexibility of the pipe runs and the forces transmitted to the various elements and in particular to the components and supports
 Prepares the corresponding final design calculation reports
 Writes the loading description reports
 Provides the loads on the supports to the supports calculation team
 Assists Layout engineers for the technical validation of important pipe routing modification
 May take part to surveillance activities for contracts

Key relationships:
The Piping Calculation Engineer reports to the Piping Calculation Group Leader.
They work collaboratively with piping design engineers, piping CAD designers as well as with the layout & systems teams in the UK and France.

The Company:
Our client has a long history in supplying specialised components, systems and services to the civil nuclear industry. They have designed, engineered, manufactured and supplied custom equipment for both new build projects and operations reactors around the world for more than 40 years.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Mechanical Engineering degree
Knowledge and technical skills:
Knowledge of piping design and calculation is an asset plus a good ability to work with a 3D model and various tools.
Knowledge of regulations (EN 13480 or ASME/RCC-M) is advantageous
Software and tools: Microsoft Word/Excel and knowledge of PDMS (consultation and reporting) and use of a piping calculation software are desirable
Language(s): Fluent in English, French desirable.

Key competencies:
Ability to meet commitments and deadlines
Very good interpersonal skills
Stakeholder management skills
Ability to take a strategic view
Write clearly-expressed, well-presented reports
Logical thinking
Proactive

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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