Head of Design – Nuclear Infrastructure

Job Title: Head of Design – Nuclear Infrastructure
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: £40 - £60 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1812-87_1547217135
Contact Name: Rob Bush MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2019 14:32

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for a prestigious Engineering company who specialise in the Naval/Marine Engineering and Support Industry and are seeking a Head of Design - Nuclear Infrastructure to be based on Devonport Dockyard Plymouth on a contract basis for an estimated 6 Months initially.

Western Europe's largest naval base for more than three hundred years, engineers have been shaping the dockyard to ensure it supports the fleet and protects the nation. We need you to help continue this tradition, transforming, sustaining and improving Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including Astute and Dreadnought class.

The role of the Head of Design - Nuclear Infrastructure in Babcock will be:

Part of the Head of Engineering's core team, you will be a key player in the Strategic Infrastructure Design Authority. The Head of Design will provide technical oversight and lead the facility design team.
Key duties of the Head of Design - Nuclear Infrastructure:
*Provide the design capability for all major projects.
*Establish and manage the Strategic Infrastructure Design Teams, including development of capabilities, policies and working arrangements.
*Manage the Design Teams' interface with the Office for Nuclear Regulation and other key stakeholders

Skills and qualifications required of the Head of Design - Nuclear Infrastructure:

*Senior Leadership in Design
*Chartered Engineer/ CEng Fellow
*Experienced in the design and substantiation of complex infrastructure projects
*Able to provide senior-level engineering leadership
*Design of nuclear steam raising plant and substantiation of nuclear safety case Class 1 engineering
*Working within strict regulatory environments (safety, quality and security)

Candidates must hold or be eligible to obtain UK security clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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