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Plant Layout Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Jonathan Maironis
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  • Client: EDF
  • Expiry Date: 18 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82565_1717660066

I'm looking for multiple Plant Layout Engineers to join a global Nuclear Energy business, based at their offices in Bristol.

You will be part of some historic engineering projects in the ongoing design and build of Hinkley Point C and the future design and build of Sizewell C power stations.

Role Responsibilities:

Layout engineering to improve and modify the design on the following aspects:

  • Implementation of various mechanical and electrical equipment within the building design
  • Routing design pipes, HVAC ducts and electrical cable trays in the 3D model, supported by a dedicated CAD team
  • Ensure the consistency between the process & instrumentation diagrams and the 3D model
  • Responsible for production of technical documents (progress reports, status reports, equipment introduction notes, change impact analyses, design procedures, etc.)
  • Responsible for issuing layout drawings to the various teams and coordinate layout activities by ensuring compliance with the layout rules

Progress monitoring and change management:

  • Management and monitoring the modifications requested by the various engineering teams
  • Anticipation and escalation of technical open points
  • Preparation of layout engineering reviews (with all the engineering teams involved)
  • Support of execution design companies in the production of deliverables for manufacturing

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in one or several areas of engineering: piping engineering, mechanical, HVAC, safety etc.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of general layout rules for an industrial project
  • Knowledge of the general operation of a nuclear power station and the associated safety aspects (in particular, aspects relating to flooding, fire, radiological protection, high energy line ruptures, etc.)
  • Comfortable and confident to highlight issues and bring a wide range of stakeholders together to find pragmatic resolutions that satisfy all stakeholders, balancing the needs across the HPC integrated team
  • Enjoys a challenging technical environment with multiple and urgent demands
  • Is able to seek clarification from multiple stakeholders in order to prioritize, paying attention to the wider context and bigger picture to inform their decisions to minimize schedule and cost implications

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Previous nuclear industry experience
  • Previous experience involving PWRs (pressurised water reactor)
  • Previous experience working with 3D design software (e.g. Navisworks, AutoCAD, PDMS and/or E3D)
  • French language skills

The salary range is £45,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent benefits and is hybrid-working of 3 days per week required onsite.