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Facilities Project Engineer

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Oxfordshire, Didcot, England
£50702.0 - £56336.0 per annum + Allowance of up to £5000
Closing date
25 Jul 2021

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Facilities Project Engineer



£50,702 to £56,336 per annum (dependent on skills and experience). A Specialist of Allowance of up to £5000 is also available for this role.
Location: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell, Oxfordshire.



From the original vision over 30 years ago, the ISIS pulsed neutron and muon facility has become one of the UK's major scientific achievements; changing the way the world views neutron scattering. None of this could be achieved without significant investment in infrastructure! To support this we are currently seeking to recruit a Facilities Project Engineer.

About this opportunity:

Working with the ISIS Design Division Head, you will be an engineering leader who can lead a small team of engineers, and collaborate closely with the organisation's estates team, to deliver the plant, HVAC, gas systems and civil engineering aspect of our projects to the highest possible standard of safety and performance. We are looking for someone to handle several interfaces such as; design engineers, architects, sub-contractors, and internal partners.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A qualification in an engineering subject area with a good level of experience for developing facility estates and plant systems.
  • A good fundamental understanding of water plant systems, and some experience in civil engineering and structural issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating closely with other teams across our organisation.

Main areas of responsibility include:

  • Developing and documenting requirements.
  • Coordinating design information.
  • Leading the in-house design of water plant and HVAC and gas systems.
  • Procurement activities and project management.

Employee Benefits:

We are offering a permanent position that provides a whole host of family friendly benefits including; 30 days holiday (in addition to bank holidays), an excellent pension scheme, employee shopping/travel discounts, a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme, plus many more benefits and wellbeing initiatives that enable our employees to have a great work life balance!

We will ensure, where possible, that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

UKRI is an Equal Opportunity & Disability Confident Employer.

Closing Date: 25th July 2021


The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering. STFC is one of nine organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

At STFC, our engineers provide the technology that allows our world-leading science to make a real difference in areas that really matter: from cancer treatment to airport security, high-tech jobs to hydrogen powered cars, energy generation to accident scene emergency care, our impact is felt in many aspects of daily life. We provide and exploit space and astronomy technology, a world-leading neutron scattering facility, ultra-fast supercomputers, amazing scientific instruments and some of the most powerful lasers in the world. We work with industry and academia throughout the UK, Europe and the world.

STFC can offer you an excellent working environment. Our laboratories are based in beautiful rural locations in Cheshire, Oxfordshire and in Edinburgh, with great amenities and quality of life for you and your family. We are at the centre of burgeoning high-tech campuses buzzing with economic investment and even more promise for the future. Our people enjoy attractive benefits and plenty of opportunity for development. Whether you are beginning or furthering your career, we can offer you excellent opportunities to test out and broaden your skills and experience and to gain real technical and managerial expertise working in dynamic team and project environments.

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