Jacobs Senior PDMS EC&I Designer in Birchwood, United Kingdom
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It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
About the opportunity:
Jacobs Nuclear is the Design and Engineering partner for Sellafield under the PPP (Programme and Project Partners). This is a 20-year arrangement to deliver £7bn of major projects. We are looking to recruit high value expertise from across regulated and comparable sectors to work in a collaborative environment. PPP is delivering major projects, site wide improvements and provision of supporting services.
Jacobs Nuclear provides the front end design and engineering capability across the PPP portfolio. Being part of the PPP Team offers a unique opportunity to drive change and innovation in engineering, safety and delivery solutions in one of the most complex industrial sites in the UK if not the world. We are looking for people who are passionate about developing themselves and in meeting new challenges.
As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you to support a key project within the nuclear business.
We are currently looking for a Senior EC&I Desinger position to join the team in Birchwood.
Sellafield’s analytical laboratory provides analytical services to the site. The existing laboratory is reaching the end of its life and will be replaced by new facilities to be provided by the Replacement Analytical Project (RAP). This project will re-equip and extend the existing National Nuclear Laboratory Central Laboratory to provide modern analytical facilities for the Sellafield site for several decades. The project is currently nearing the end of the Preliminary Design phase and will commence detail design within the next few months. It includes provision of electrical power supplies, lighting and a range of other services, radiological containment and integration of analytical instrumentation. It is split into four workstreams, three of which are concerned with the actual analytical processes and their containment, and the fourth provides all services to the other three. The multi-discipline design team is split between Risley, Warrington, and Westlakes, Whitehaven. This particular role is for a Risley based experienced PDMS Senior CE&I Designer to work as part of a team in the production of CE&I designs to deliver the RAP project, under the direction of the design engineers working on the project. Typical work will be:
Design of installable CE&I cable route infrastructure / plant layouts into the PDMS that can be safely installed and subsequently populated with cables.
Production of various deliverables, e.g. isometrics, general arrangements using data in the model.
All work shall be carried out in accordance with all relevant standards, naming conventions, instructions and specifications. Coordination with other design disciplines is essential.
The work will originate from both the Risley and Westlakes engineers hence interfacing with both offices will be necessary. It will involve travel to the Sellafield site (including active areas) and the Westlakes office as necessary.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Previous experience of working within existing Sellafield plants / brown field sites is highly desirable though not essential providing that suitable similar experience can be demonstrated. The candidate shall have at least one years’ experience in a similar role, and should ideally have, or be working towards gaining professional status. They shall be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
The ability to work with minimal supervision, work effectively in a team and to meet deadlines
Excellent written and spoken English & effective communication skills
A professional attitude and a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving
Can liaise and coordinate with other design disciplines and plant engineering as necessary in the production of preliminary and detail design
Experience of checking design deliverables, ideally in accordance with Sellafield’s checking process
Is proficient in PDMS and conversant with Auto CAD and Navisworks
Is fluent in MS Office suite of programmes (Word, Excel etc)
In addition, it would be desirable to have working experience in the following:
The position is subject to the ability of the candidate to obtain as a minimum Baseline Personnel Security Standard clearance and obtain a Sellafield P1 pass. Clearance to SC level is required but can be gained after starting work on the project. A current P1 pass and SC clearance holder would be ideal.
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