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  • Job reference: RMS0110572

Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/07/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/07/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is one of the worlds largest providers of technical services across a wide range of sectors, including nuclear. We are currently looking to recruit Engineering Managers who have experience in the Nuclear Industry.

The Role:
Key Accountabilities:
• Managing engineering solutions which fully comply with all UK legal requirements
• Establishing, maintaining and communicating the engineering design programme, budget and work breakdown structure
• Agree with the Compliance Group the extent of processes required for the specification and verification of projects
• Identifying and agreeing with HOD’s and others as appropriate a comprehensive resource requirement for the engineering design of the project to budgetary targets
• Establish and maintain (and deliver designs in accordance with) the Design Control Plans for projects
• Ensuring project personnel undertaking engineering design duties meet the requirement to be Suitably Qualified and Experienced Persons (SQEP)
• Monitoring the co-ordination of engineering design activities of all design houses and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the projects
• Monitoring Project Changes as they affect Engineering Design Delivery and the effect of these changes against the initial budget and programme
• Contribute to integrated safety when reviewing engineering designs and ensure that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed to meet project requirements and the letter and intent of the CDM Regulations
• Establishing and maintaining the engineering configuration to ensure the intent and integrity is maintained throughout the project life
• Co-ordinating engineering input into the Project Management and Quality Plan
• Integrating and co-ordinating the engineering design activities of all disciplines, departments and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the project
• Ensuring that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed to meet project requirements
• Ensuring design decisions are recorded and auditable through the life of the project
• Ensuring design information requirements are co-ordinated and communicated to relevant parties
• Monitoring and reporting to relevant parties the quality of engineering across all disciplines
• Ensuring value engineering is undertaken in a timely manner
• Ensuring timely presentation of design documentation for all necessary approvals (including any required from external authorities) and that acquisition of such approvals is achieved to ensure successful project delivery
• Ensuring company requirements are incorporated into the design process including SQESH
• Ensuring that designs are compliant with statutory requirements
• Ensure effective integration of design solutions within the safety case
• Other duties as directed by the SEM
Key Responsibilities:
• Member of the Engineering Team
• Introduce best practice into engineering design and management delivery
• Assist in the overall delivery of the project by the team
• Assist Continuous Improvement of safety and performance
• Assist Graduate and Staff Development
• Contact with relevant professional institutions, academia and industry
• Maintain effective working relationships with other Authorities/Organisations
• Support development of engineering policy and strategy
• Arrange & attend design reviews.
• Contribute to integrated safety when reviewing engineering designs.
• Maintain effective working relationships with other Authorities/disciplines
• Development of Directorate as a whole.
• Support to Corporate activities.
• Development of external relationships, as required.
• To ensure understanding and application of responsibilities with regard to the Company’s Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards

Qualifications:
• A Chartered Professional of an appropriate professional Engineering Institution (eg. Institution of Civil/Structural Engineers).

• Nationality: UK
• Security Clearance: There is an immediate and ongoing need for DV clearance.
• monitored radiation worker (dependent on work area).
• To be fit and able to work on a nuclear licensed site

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications:
• A Chartered Professional of an appropriate professional Engineering Institution (eg. Institution of Civil/Structural Engineers).

Knowledge:
• Undertaking design and configuration for the life of a project. Particular experience in the design of a variety of facilities including accommodation, research and testing facilities in both conventional and hazardous environments.
• Demonstrate a good understanding of technical standards and regulatory requirements for construction as appropriate.
• Understanding of the influences of design and operation on the installation, commissioning and maintenance requirements of a regulated site.
• Knowledge and use of New Engineering Contract and National Building Specification
Experience:
• Highly desirable to have extensive and relevant experience of co-ordinating design teams and a multi-discipline engineering resource within both conventional and hazardous environments.
Skills:
• Good technical and management skil
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