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About the opportunity:

We are currently recruiting for a Senior HVAC Engineer with experience in the nuclear industry to join our Decommissioning Projects business. This role will be based either in our Birchwood office in Warrington or Scrabster office in Caithness, but there will be a need for periodic visits to client sites, as projects require.

The Decommissioning business provides an exciting mixture of consultancy, engineering and project management support, along with delivery of challenging decommissioning related EPC projects, to major clients in the UK across both the civil nuclear and defence industries, including Dounreay, Sellafield Limited, Urenco and Magnox. Overseas, we are delivering similarly interesting and exciting projects across the globe including projects for clients in Central & Eastern Europe and Japan.
We are very proud to have supported these clients for many years, and our partnering arrangements will enable us to sustain and enhance this support in the long-term. We also deliver a number of projects for other private companies and academia needing decommissioning solutions.

The successful individual will be responsible for the design and implementation of HVAC and Building Service systems including design studies, optioneering, scheme and detail design. Including the preparation of design basis documents, ventilation flow sheets, calculations, equipment/ductwork sizing, containment systems, cascaded building ventilation, specification writing and engineering substantiation. You will also be responsible for taking these designs forward to manufacture installation and commissioning to provide defined outcomes for out customers.
The successful candidate will support the Engineering Manager with delivery of the project works and is responsible for implementing Engineering Procedures and maintaining standards of technical quality.

Your responsibilities will be supporting various and diverse nuclear clients providing Front End Engineering Design through to full life cycle project requirements including: 

  •  Waste retrieval and treatment
  •  POCO 
  •  Fuel and packaging
  • Technical assessment 
  •  Key discipline contributor in Feasibility and Optioneering Studies.
  • Here’s What You’ll Need:

    Here’s What You’ll Need: 

  •  Knowledge & Experience in the design and substantiation of nuclear ventilation systems
  •  Extensive demonstrable experience in delivering nuclear HVAC design at a senior or principal level
  •  Knowledge of nuclear standards and site procedures
  •  Demonstrable experience in a similar role/environment, with recent relevant exposure to work in the nuclear industry
  • Demonstrable experience in the leadership and direction of others to deliver HVAC designs
  •  Knowledge and experience of planning and estimating HVAC tasks along with providing progress and budgetary control to projects and teams
  • Experience in the production of ventilation system design deliverables, Ventilation Flow Diagrams (VFDs), Basis of Design (BoD), Plant Sizing Calculations (Heating/Cooling/Fan Sizing), Control Philosophy
  • Experience in the delivery of Equipment Specifications, Design Reports, Manufacturing specifications and commissioning procedures
  • Ideally will hold a Degree, be a member of CIBSE and/or a Chartered Engineer or alternatively have extensive demonstrable experience in the field at a senior level
  • Senior Engineer 
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