Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Project Controls, Power, Nuclear & Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Negotiable depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Shereese Doyle

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8923

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Project Engineer to work within the UK business at our Harwell Office.

All about us:

We are a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defence, oil & gas, and science & research industries. Our expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by a highly trained, committed workforce and a wide range of specialist resources. As part of the development of our Nuclear containment systems we are looking to grow our team in Harwell with a Senior Project Engineer.


  • With support from the ModuCon Product Manager (MPM), generate designs and solutions for temporary containment systems.
  • Works with the MPM, suppliers and customers to generate proposals for containment solutions.
  • Performs non-routine and complex assignments involving planning and managing a project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more-diverse project.
  • Prepares, or directs preparation and modification of, reports, specifications, drawings, plans, schedules, environmental impact studies etc.
  • Follow company QMS standards and procedures while delivering projects and ensure others follow them in the production of all deliverables.
  • Ensure coordination with and between all business and support functions to produce the required deliverables.
  • Assist in monitoring and reporting on the progress and financial performance of the works including the application of KPIs and their analysis.
  • Be involved in the safe delivery of project scope and compliance with all SHE requirements.
  • Ensure project changes are properly recorded and processed by the application of company change control procedure.
  • Communicate professionally, effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ensure the MPM/Business Manager (BM) is fully informed of the assigned package / project status and of any shortfalls or potential shortfalls as they arise or become apparent.
  • Ensure coordination and delivery of subcontract and implementation works as required by the MPM/BM.
Essential Skills:
  • Engineering, or other technical/science based, degree or HNC/HND level qualification with some experience.
  • Direct and demonstrable experience of involvement in the provision and management of engineering projects.
  • Knowledge of planning and project control methods and analysis.
  • A background gained in a technical environment working for clients from across the industry.
  • A background gained in a technical environment working for clients from across the industry.
  • Good understanding of project management tools and their appropriate utilisation.
  • Excellent skills in the use of Project Management related software.
  • Flexibility to manage the construction phase on site working to construction methods and procedures.
  • Experience of containment systems and in particular ModuCon.
  • Project Management experience delivering different forms of contract.
  • Relevant Qualifications
Specialist Features of the role:
  • Training and development of experience in modular containment and ModuCon will be provided as part of this role.
  • In most cases the projects will be undertaken for a client on a Nuclear Licensed Site where strict observance of extremely prescriptive working practices is required.
  • Must be familiar with the principle that projects must take account of specific requirements associated with radioactive works, selection of materials, design life, ease of maintenance through remote handling to ensure radiation uptake dose by active operations is ALARP.
  • Protective clothing and personal protective equipment required to be worn routinely when visiting specific controlled areas.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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