• Equipment Qualification Responsible Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Mechanical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.


    Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.


    Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.


    What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment


    Wood nuclear is recruiting for an Equipment Qualification Responsible Engineer to provide professional, high quality engineering support to various operational power plants, Plant lifetime extension programmes and new build programmes to ensure the proposed safety equipment is designed and qualified in line with UK regulatory expectations


    The role requires a high level of technical and organisational skills along with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. The main role of the Equipment Qualification Responsible Engineer is to support the Programme Manager, specifically taking the lead in helping clients de-risk the delivery of safety critical mechanical, electromechanical, electronic and electrical equipment to site ready for installation and to survive for its designated service life in normal, harsh and accidental conditions.


    • Perform technical review and acceptance of design documentation provided by the Responsible Designer and suppliers
    • Assist the programme manager in the completion of tasks and projects.
    • Address unresolved technical issues and reach adequate conclusions
    • Maintain a strong relationship with key internal and external stakeholders
    • Support the business and clients when communicating with the Regulators on matters associated with equipment qualification
    • Assist in coordinating support from other external organisations
    • Provide technical bid support


    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree in a relevant Science or Engineering subject
    • Chartered Engineer status is preferred
    • Nuclear Industry experience is preferred
    • Knowledge of Equipment Qualification standards
    • Design process knowledge related to Nuclear Industry
    • Project Management, Coordination and Organisational skills
    • Overall project commercial awareness
    • Bid management experience
    • Understanding of Quality requirements and practices
    • Knowledge of budget and schedule management
    • Overall project commercial awareness
    • Power Station design knowledge (EPR or NPP)
    • Knowledge of French is desirable
    • Willingness to travel within the UK and overseas

    What do you get?

    As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:

    For you:

    • A competitive reward package
    • Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
    • Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
    • International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities.
    • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
    • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.


    For our communities:

    • We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme.  In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    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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