Date : 21-May-2021
Location : Warrington, Cheshire, GB, WA3 6YD
Company : Babcock
Job Title : EC&I Designer
Location : Warrington, Cheshire, GB, WA3 6YD
Business Unit : Cavendish Nuclear
The EC&I Designer ensures definition of design solution(s) and deliverables to required standards, consistent with whole lifecycle from concept through to in service support.
The EC&I Designer will have a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to a design discipline including appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communications skills, and an understanding of Risk Management.
Major Tasks and Activities :
The EC&I Designer will generate a wide range of common or complex design situations and problems or detail for assemblies, components or systems.
Applies knowledge to develop design solutions to a wide range of common or complex design situations & problems under limited technical supervision.
The EC&I Designer must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards, and will be responsible for the following :
Prepare & produce drawings throughout design lifecycle and in line with recognised ISO standards to the required; time, cost and quality requirements
Promote effective co-operation across Design and other functional teams
Prepare, produce and maintain project documentation as required by the design lifecycle, produce and update as built’ / datum pack documentation
Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews
Develop innovative design solutions and solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Production and Technical Queries
Assist in effective management of the customer, through interfacing with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications
Assist more senior designers in a range of activities including, production of estimates, maintenance and improvement in standard and quality of outputs, production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures
Fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for single discipline low risk projects
The role responsibilities will also cover
Contribute to learning from experience (LfE) requirement, during and post project
Maintain individual knowledge of current best practice in application of designer expertise across the design lifecycle, including customs and standards.
Promote a culture of best practice in design expertise and provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change
Maintain awareness of developments within the industry, particularly for techniques & tools, physical integration, bill of material controls & management of design maturity
Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.
g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.) Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure individual co-operation with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours
Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates
Support business development opportunities in raising the Cavendish Nuclear profile via presentations, academic links, conferences & technical papers, and identify opportunities and new work streams
Qualifications / skills / experience
ONC / HNC / HND (or equivalent) OR BTEC National Certificate / Diploma (or equivalent) OR appropriate apprenticeship of specialisation
Relevant industry experience
Knowledge of CAD tools
Knowledge of General Engineering Drawing Practice
Incorporated Engineer status
ICF (Integrated Competency Framework) to be demonstrated or being worked towards.
Communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
Member of relevant Professional Institute
Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects
What else do I need to know?
All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks.
Verification of any qualifications / passport / licences must be shown at interview stage.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview