Piping Calculation Engineer
Bristol, GB
4d ago


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With more than fifty years of Nuclear experience, Jacobs has unrivalled nuclear capability and provides full life-cycle solutions to our nuclear clients.

Services include programme and project management, design and engineering, reactor support, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance, (radioactive) waste management, decommissioning and clean-

up.We have consistently delivered value and innovation to technically challenging and complex nuclear and environmental-related projects by offering multidisciplinary capabilities, technical expertise, proven processes and a commitment to regulatory compliance, health, safety and quality workmanship.

Overview : As part of the Responsible Designer for the Hinkley Point C project, our Client provides Engineering Design support for the Balance of the Nuclear Island (BNI).

This role is a member of a large integrated team seconded into Client team focused on providing high quality design, engineering knowledge & expertise.

Key Competencies : Ability to meet commitments and deadlines. Very good interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with the ability to take a strategic view.

Writes clearly-expressed and well-presented reports. The Piping Calculation Engineer should be a logical thinker and be proactive.

Assignment Scope : The Piping Calculation Engineer is responsible for the flexibility analysis of piping networks. The role involves calculations for new piping networks as well as specific UK adaptations for existing networks from former EPR projects.

Harmonisation of methods and transfer of information with teams in France is required.Main Activities : Using extracts from the 3D model the piping calculation engineer : Verifies, through calculations, the strength of the pipework under various sets of conditions (normal, upset, emergency and accident) and verifies the regulation criteria associated with these conditions Verifies the flexibility of the pipe runs and the forces transmitted to the various elements and in particular to the components and supports Prepares the corresponding final design calculation reports Writes the loading description reports Provides the loads on the supports to the supports calculation team Assists Layout engineers for the technical validation of important pipe routing modification May take part to surveillance activities for contracts managed by the clientKey relationships : The Piping Calculation Engineer reports to the Piping Calculation Group Leader.

They work collaboratively with piping design engineers, piping CAD designers as well as with the layout & systems teams in the UK and France.

Note1 : This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertakeNote2 : Based on our Client site Monday to Friday 40 hours per weekNote3 : Travel and Subsistence is not paid for this roleNote4 : BPSS level security requiredNote5 : Please provide travel plan to Bristol to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application#LI-DJ1

Essential :

  • Mechanical engineering degree
  • Knowledge of piping design and calculation
  • Good ability to work with a 3D model and various tools
  • Use of a piping calculation software
  • Ability to use MS Office / MS Project
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative
  • Results focused with the ability to meet commitments & deadlines
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Fluent in English written & verbalDesirable :
  • PDMS (consultation and reporting)
  • Knowledge of regulations (EN 13480 or ASME / RCC-M) is advantageous
  • Experience in previous EPR or other nuclear projects
  • French language skills written & verbalAccepting candidates from graduate / junior / engineer level experience. Our CultureAt Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring -
  • BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

    We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives.

    When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website : #grow-

    with-usWe encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-

    Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work; Employment / Education History and Criminal Record.

    If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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