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  • Job reference: RMS0192181

Plant Layout Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/05/18)
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The Role:
The Plant Layout Engineer assists the building leader in the technical coordination, production and monitoring of layout engineering studies for one or more buildings by proposing technical solutions.

Main accountabilities:

General layout engineering
* Receives the input data for the layout engineering of the building (Process & Instrumentation Diagrams, equipment data, cable list, electrical load list, etc.), analyses them and verifies their technical consistency.
* Carries out layout engineering or makes proposals to improve the layout.
 Lays out the various mechanical and electrical equipment.
 Design the pipes, HVAC ducts and electrical cable trays in the 3D model. This role with have a particular focus on layout of pipework.
 Carries out an initial check of the consistency between the process & instrumentation diagrams and the 3D model.
* Writes the related technical documents (progress reports, equipment introduction note, change impact analysis, design procedures, etc.).
* Issues the layout drawings to the various teams and coordinates their layout activities by ensuring compliance with the layout rules.
Progress monitoring and change management
* Manages and monitors the modifications requested by the various engineering teams.
* Anticipates and raises alerts on open technical points.
* Regularly carries out layout engineering reviews (with all the engineering teams involved).
* Prepares a regular status report on the model in the light of the latest input data.
Key competencies:
The candidate should possess good interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. They should have the ability to take a strategic view, the ability to meet commitments and deadlines. They will be required to write clearly-expressed and well-presented reports and apply logical thinking.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technical skills: Good knowledge and understanding of general layout rules for an industrial project. Knowledge of the general operation of a nuclear power station and the associated safety aspects (in particular, aspects relating to flooding, fire, radiological protection, high energy line ruptures, etc.).
Software and tools: Microsoft Word/Excel. Good knowledge of PDMS (or any 3D design software), Autocad 2D and Navisworks software (consultation).
Language(s): Fluent in English, French desirable.

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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