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Latest Jobs – NSSS Mechanical Engineer – Energy Jobline

Latest Jobs – NSSS Mechanical Engineer – Energy Jobline

The purpose of this position is to enact the role of NSSS Mechanical Engineer within the Technical Management & Acceptance (TMA) function for the licensee organisation and to discharge the responsibilities of the 'Intelligent Customer' for the Nuclear Island systems, structures and components.

The primary responsibility of the NSSS Engineer is to support NNB's design process activities within the NI scope to the UK EPR project on behalf of the Licensee organisation. Specific duties will include performing technical review and acceptance of design documentation provided by suppliers, ensure unresolved technical issues are addressed and an adequate conclusion reached, challenge design decisions so that engineering and design aligns with the project strategy, and work effectively with and maintain a strong relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.

The role requires frequent interaction with the Responsible Designer in the design, procurement, manufacturing and commissioning of the plant. The project is a multi-national venture with technical work being undertaken in various locations throughout France and the UK.

Nature and Scope

Working for the nuclear licensee within the TMA NI Team, the successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team using their own initiative to identify and resolve significant process and technical issues which arise during the course of this rapidly developing project. The successful candidate will be required:
To be owner of the design justification for equipment under their responsibility and to discharge the responsibilities of the 'Intelligent Customer'
To provide technical support to the programme, ensuring safe and consistent design is delivered
To undertake technical review and acceptance of design documentation provided by the Responsible Designer and by suppliers
To support the assessment of the design to maintain design assurance including avoiding implementation of inadequately conceived/executed designs
To ensure that mechanical plant/systems satisfy design requirements and relevant codes and standards
To provide support and guidance on risks associated with defects in mechanical plant
To interact with the Regulator, the Responsible Designer and the suppliers

Principal Accountabilities

Perform technical review and acceptance of design documentation provided by suppliers
Ensure unresolved technical issues are addressed and an adequate conclusion reached
Challenge design decisions so that engineering and design aligns with the project strategy
Interface with the UK Nuclear Regulators on aspects of NI design to support licensing of the UK EPR
Work effectively with and maintain a strong relationship with key internal and external stakeholders
Support the management of technical risks and opportunities

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

Degree in a relevant science or engineering subject
Precise knowledge of mechanical engineering principles in relation to power station design Experience within the nuclear industry
Knowledge of power station design (EPR or PWR) and nuclear power station systems/components pertinent to Primary Circuit
Knowledge of design process and design activities related to nuclear industry
Understanding of quality requirements
Knowledge of budget and schedule management
Knowledge of health & safety legislation including CDM and Nuclear Site License requirements
Experience of working in a regulated industry
Experience of stakeholder management across a large project or organisation

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Bruna Pinhoni

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