Wood is seeking a mechanical engineer to provide Independent Nuclear Safety Assurance services at its Birchwood, Warrington, office. Wood provides a range of services in support of safe, available and affordable nuclear propulsion for the current Vanguard Class SSBN fleet and the Trafalgar Class and Astute Class SSN hunter/killer fleets, as well as supporting the design and development of the Dreadnought Class, the next generation of SSBN submarines.
Wood is looking for a full time Consultant at Engineer or Senior Engineer level to carry out Independent Nuclear Safety and Technical Assessment mainly of nuclear propulsion plant within its Mechanical Systems team based at its Birchwood office in Cheshire. Relevant background experience would include independent nuclear safety assurance, mechanical engineering and materials performance.
This role provides a diverse and exciting range of opportunities to support the UK submarine programme by undertaking safety and technical assessments of naval nuclear propulsion plant structures, systems and components, and covering the entire plant life cycle from concept design through to decommissioning. For example, tasks may be aimed to address issues associated with design, manufacture/build, maintenance and operation, including plant life extension, to ensure the submarine flotilla continues to deliver the necessary capability safely.
Key responsibilities will include:
You will have skills and technical experience in some of the following areas:-
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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