Nuclear Technical Engineer (Nuclear Propulsion)
Jacobs
Birchwood, Warrington,United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
1d ago

Description

Jacobs Independent Nuclear Assurance (INA) team is seeking skilled and experienced Nuclear Technical Engineers at their Headquarters at Birchwood, Warrington.

This is a great opportunity to join the well-established and highly regarded INA team, who provide a key role in supporting the design and safe operation of the Ministry of Defence’s existing and future Naval Reactor Plants (NRP).

The Role : As a Nuclear Technical Engineer, you will work within our dynamic, customer facing INA team who provide independent nuclear safety and technical advice for both current in-service and future designs of NRP.

As part of the INA team, you will ensure that our safety and technical support is delivered to meet the requirements of the UK’s submarine programme.

This work requires detailed knowledge of the design and operation of NRP, as well as safety case development and methodologies.

INA is therefore suited to Naval Reactor Plant Operators, personnel with safety case experience, or engineers and scientists with experience of the Naval Nuclear Programme or other high hazard industries who are seeking new challenges in this exciting and rewarding area of work.

INA has a learning culture that recognises the need to maintain knowledge, develop skills and support career progression.

Structured in-house training is provided to all involved in this unique programme of work, supplemented by additional external training as required to support individual development needs.

The work is based in Birchwood, however, some occasional travel throughout the UK will be required. Overall, this position provides a gateway into the MoD and Civilian Nuclear Programmes with opportunities to gain qualifications, broaden experience and progress a career in a modern and nationally important industry.

You will be working in a close knit, supportive team who will encourage your development and value your experience. Key Responsibilities : - Provision of authoritative independent nuclear safety assessment and advice of nuclear safety cases issued in support of NRP.

  • Provision of authoritative independent nuclear technical assessment and advice in support of NRP throughout its lifecycle.
  • Review of documentation supporting the NRP Authorisee’s Nuclear Safety Management Arrangements, Event Reports and NRP Operation.
  • Liaison with Jacobs staff at Naval Bases and Dockyards, MoD personnel at Abbey Jacobs and with other stakeholders. - Representing Jacobs at external meetings, including Safety Committees, with the MoD and their contractors.
  • Qualifications

    Required - Degree or equivalent professional training in science or engineering or detailed design knowledge / operational experience of the Naval Reactor Plant (e.

    g. Category A Nuclear Watchkeeper) - Excellent consultancy / communication skills and the ability to work directly and effectively with the customer - Ability to work effectively across a range of tasks and liaise with personnel from multiple technical disciplines - UK Citizen as Security clearance to at least SC will be requiredDesirable - Enthusiasm and aptitude for clear and concise technical writing - Familiarity of safety standards such as JSP 518, JSP 430 or HSE SAPs - UK Drivers License is desirable

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