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  • Job reference: RMS0114808

Piping Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/10/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Within the global nuclear industry, our client’s focus is on providing nuclear clients with integrated solutions and long-term support spanning the full lifecycle.

The Role:
Opportunities exist within the engineering delivery unit for Piping Design Engineers who will specify, design, develop and support manufacturing and through-life of piping systems and associated components to be installed in nuclear plants.

As a Piping Design Engineer your main duties will involve:
• Capturing task requirements and translate into design intent
• Responsible for the detailed design and specification of piping systems
• You will deliver design substantiation using design-by-rule and design-by-analysis calculations, as required by appropriate piping design codes
• These calculations will include detailed stress and fatigue analyses using finite element software

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a Piping Design Engineer you will have:
• A comprehensive understanding of piping design codes such as B31.3, B31.1 and BSEN13480
• Knowledge of design codes and standards applicable to the nuclear industry would be a distinct advantage, in particular ASME III and RCC-M
• Ideally you will have gained experience in the following: welding & fabrication techniques, non-destructive testing & inspection techniques, structural integrity & failure mechanisms, seismic assessments, and other specialist pressure vessel knowledge
• You will be proficient in the use of MS Office and preferably have experience in using ADLPipe, PSA5, PipeStress, CAESAR II, MathCAD software
• You will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in mechanical engineering or a related discipline
• Membership of an engineering professional institute would be preferable but is not essential
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