Senior Design Engineer - C&I, Electrical, Mechanical Design

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer - C&I, Electrical, Mechanical Design
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension scheme,Training
Start Date: ASAP - Subject to Clearance
Reference: 1702-26_1491561480
Contact Name: Amanda Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 07, 2017 11:38

Job Description

Sitec are currently looking to recruit an Senior Design Engineer (C&I, Electrical or Mechanical Design) for a nuclear MoD establishment in Reading. The post is permanent and is paying competitively up to £40,000 - £55,000 per annum plus benefits, dependent on experience.

Successful applicants will be required to be Security Cleared prior to appointment and must hold a British Passport and UK residency for the past 10 years or more to qualify.

The role of Senior Design Engineer is to deliver engineering design solutions for facility modifications meeting user requirements for safety, functionality and operability.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities
* Accountable for the timely delivery of Engineering Design packages for Facility Projects as part of a cross functional Project Team
* The Senior Design Engineer assumes overall responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of the Design deliverables from initial brief through to final Design Review and provision of technical support during the implementation phase and for handover
* Prepare, monitor and deliver to Engineering cost estimates and programmes for the package of work they are engaged on.
* The Senior Design Engineer acts as the lead technical authority for the specific engineering discipline within the Project and provides competent engineering advice to the Engineering Manager and supply chain designers
* The Senior Design Engineer is expected to maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality

* Consistently demonstrates positive behaviours in relation to environment, safety, health, security and quality in line with the 'Our ESH Culture' framework
* Removes barriers and resistance to progress through listening, engaging with others and taking action
* Encourages others in change situation
* Anticipates barriers and takes proactive steps to keep the plan on-track
* Identifies where processes are not working and collaborates with others to identify opportunities for change. Proposing changes to improve efficiency, quality or other Project deliverables
* Is proficient in developing and maintaining relationships ranging across external suppliers, other members of the project team, end users and facility staff
* Establishes shared goals with stakeholders and can communicate and influence effectively.
* Works collaboratively and influences others positively
* Understands impact of personal style and encourages feedback from others to develop performance
* Is proactive and deals effectively with difficult or challenging situations with colleagues or team members
* Handles difficult people and tense situations with diplomacy and tact
* Understands impact of personal style and encourages feedback from others to develop performance
* Actively advocates inclusive behaviours and encourages discussion. Is able to positively influence others through communication skill
* Builds the confidence, pride and self-esteem of those around them
* Fosters good team morale and spirit and motivates others
* Seeks to understand key stakeholder requirements and aspirations, sharing information with customers to develop and maintain trust and confidence
* Understands the importance of project success to overall company objectives and financial performance
* Encourages people to question and challenge practices or procedures that are not fit for purpose
* Holds people to account when they under-deliver or let standards slip
* Is passionate about delivering results and is comfortable with being held personally accountable
* Sets high personal standards of behaviour and acts as a role model

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
* Knowledge of the design of engineered plant and systems in at least one of the following areas:
* Production/Process plant and equipment design
* Control and Instrumentation design
* Mechanical and Electrical Building Services
* Ideally the design knowledge will be supported by experience of engineering design for projects in high hazard environments (flammable/explosive or radioactive/nuclear)
* Knowledge of relevant National Standards and statutory requirements relevant to the engineering discipline (e.g.: BS7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations, DSEAR/MSER requirements, Pressurised Systems Design etc.,)
* Knowledge of configuration control and management for the life of a project
* Knowledge of Designers responsibilities under CDM Regulations
* Experience of producing designs in a multi-discipline environment
* Experience of designing to meet assurance (safety/environment) objectives
* Experience of all aspects of the project design life-cycle:
o Establishment of requirements and problem definition
o Developing and designing solutions including management of configured baselines
o Implementation and commissioning
o Experience of providing estimates of effort to complete design work
o Skilled in communicating and developing relationships

* Ideally HNC/D or degree in an Engineering subject or Chartered Membership of an engineering institution

Special Requirements
* Willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role
* Willing and able to work in designated areas including high hazard facilities

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec, part of the Sitec Group. The services advertised by Sitec are those of an Employment Agency.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.