Senior Facility Design Engineer
- Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
- Berkshire, England, Reading
- £42650 - £65000 per annum + + excellent benefits
- Closing date
- 20 Jun 2023
- Building Services, Design
- Defence, Nuclear Industry
- Job Type
Are you an experienced Design Engineer interested in delivering the Engineering content across multiple Facilities within the Conventional and Nuclear Projects' portfolio?
Senior Facility Design Engineer
Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire
Package: £42,650 - £65,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours (including Bank Holidays) of annual leave - plus every other Friday off work!
Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site
Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
Opportunities are now available for individuals from either Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC, C&I, Civil Structural & Architectural (CS&A), Process Engineering, or a general background in Building Services who have progressed into Engineering Management, specifically the area of Design Engineering Management.
Successful Candidates will be responsible for:
Engineering design solutions which fully comply with all AWE and UK legal requirements together with AWE business case needs
Establishing and maintaining (and deliver designs in accordance with) the Design Control Plans for projects
Monitoring the co-ordination of engineering design activities of all design houses and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the projects
Monitoring Project changes as they affect Engineering Design Delivery and the effect of these changes against the initial budget and programme
Contributing to integrated safety when reviewing engineering designs and ensure that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed
Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:
An understanding of the design process for building services, facilities, process plant and equipment
Previous design management experience of multiple or discrete engineering packages of works that provide a design solution to a set of requirements in either the Conventional or Nuclear industries
Good oral, written and presentational skills with a particular aptitude for report, documentation and letter writing
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to ensure effective communication to all levels to both internal and external personnel
Ideally, we would expect candidates to have a Degree or equivalent qualification in a science or engineering discipline or equivalent vocational qualification.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.
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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