Senior Facility Engineer - Control & Instrumentation

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Berkshire, England, West Berkshire
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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Discipline
Control & Instrumentation
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
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Senior Facility Engineer - Control and Instrumentation (EMIT Schedule Management)

Location - Reading/Basingstoke area

Package - £42,000.00-£65,000.00plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional flexible benefits scheme and excellent work/life balance including 9 day working fortnight.

AWE has been named in the Sunday Times top 25 big companies to work for in 2019.

Working for one of the area's largest employers and enjoying an excellent work/life balance, our engineers gain experience on a wide variety of equipment and projects and can make a direct and visible contribution to the successful running of the business.

You will be required to ensure EMIT plans are maintained and accurate in support of the Safety Case and known configuration.

Within this position you will:

  • Ensure that the defined maintenance requirements in the EMIT plan, demonstrate the SSFR's.
  • When any EMIT, or test of any part of plant and equipment reveals that the safe operation or safe condition of that plant may be affected, bring it to the attention of the facility management and ensure that the matter is then notified, recorded, investigated and reported in accordance with the arrangements made under LC7.
  • Ensure that the defined maintenance requirements in the EMIT plan, demonstrate the SSFR's.
  • When any EMIT, or test of any part of plant and equipment reveals that the safe operation or safe condition of that plant may be affected, bring it to the attention of the facility management and ensure that the matter is then notified, recorded, investigated and reported in accordance with the arrangements made under LC7.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Experience writing and working with EMIT plans.
  • Experience aligning AMS and MI's to the EMIT plan.
  • Experience in ensuring the MI's demonstrate the SSFR's.
  • Able to demonstrate clear line of sight from the safety case to the safe operation of equipment.
  • Able to assess breakdowns to establish if the safety functional requirements have been compromised.
  • Able to Identify potential shortfalls within the EMIT plan.
  • Prepared to voice safety concerns at all levels.
  • HNC with suitable additional experience to Incorporated Engineer equivalent level.
  • Membership of an engineering institution.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and disabled people.

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We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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