CE&I Design Engineer

Requisition Number:  15888
Company:  Springfields Fuels Ltd

Salwick Preston, GB



CE&I Design Engineer


About the Role

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Project Design Team here at Springfields Site in Preston, Lancashire, as a CE&I Design Engineer. The selected individual would become a key member of the Project Design Team, taking responsibility for the delivery of CE&I Designs for small to medium sized projects for new & existing facilities across the Springfields Nuclear Licensed Site. From time to time, the candidate would also be required to work alongside our external design partners within the supply chain, to support their engineering design outputs, which supplement the output of the site-based design team at Springfields.

Duties will include overseeing all aspects of CE&I Engineering designs, from concept phase, initial design, through to detailed design, ensuring that the functional & nuclear safety requirements for the design are met. The selected individual would be conversant with all relevant internal / national (UK) / international standards, UK Office of Nuclear Regulation Nuclear Site Licence Conditions and Environmental requirements and would ensure that all designs are fully compliant with these, whilst also managing design delivery to meet the agreed programme delivery targets. Typical packages of work would include the development of CE&I designs, through to final installation / commissioning and hand-over to the end user. This will include, but will not be limited to, the generation of engineering drawings, calculations, equipment specifications, design governance documentation, commissioning and hand-over documentation, engineering substantiation documentation, etc.


The role will predominantly be carried out at the Springfields Fuels Limited (SFL) site at Preston, Lancashire, with flexible remote working offered.


The role offers an opportunity to work in an exciting and growing environment, delivering CE&I design packages for new build facilities, existing operational production plants, laboratories, and site infrastructure support departments.



Skills And Competencies

Possess a good understanding of CE&I engineering principles for the nuclear industry, with a history of working in a nuclear engineering environment or other similar highly regulated industry.

Possess a good working knowledge of the different aspects of the project process, such as design, project management, estimating / cost control, planning, risk management, communications and stakeholder management.

Must have significant demonstrable experience (10+ years) in CE&I Project Delivery within a Design Office environment.

Possess a good level of experience in the coordination and supervision of CE&I designers, CAD Operators and Junior Engineers, and have the ability to provide technical advice & guidance in the planning and execution of engineering and design activities.

Competent / good awareness in the use of 21 st Century Engineering Tools, i.e. AutoCAD, Inventor / 3D Design Software/ Vault / Trimble Amtech / Sistema / etc.

Competent in the application of CDM Regulations in a design environment.

Competent in the application of 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations (BS7671).

Knowledge of Human Factors in Design.

Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills & have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels within the organisation.

Team player with good communication skills.

IT Literate and able to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.



Education Level (Degree, Area of Study):

(minimum of grade 2:1) BEng (Hons) degree in a relevant Electrical / Electronic Engineering discipline



Significant experience in a CE&I engineering field with other supporting qualifications may be considered.


Years Of Experience

Minimum of 10 years in a suitable Design / Project environment.

Professional Certifications

I Eng / C Eng / MIET / FIET / APM



The role attracts a competitive salary, company pension, personal bonus, and 33 days annual leave including bank holidays.


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