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Jacobs Senior C&I Engineer in Warrington, United Kingdom

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently searching for Senior EC&I Engineers to support our design work on the Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Project.

The SMR project is a collaboration between several UK organisations to develop a modular reactor design that will become a key part of the UK’s energy supply in the future, applying innovative techniques, modular construction and advanced manufacturing techniques to develop a solution that will drive down the cost of electricity generation from nuclear power.

The SMR project provides a unique opportunity to be involved in UK-developed nuclear new-build and the project has secured significant government investment to support this concept design phase. Jacobs are a key member of the collaboration and are building a team to lead the E, C & I engineering on the project.

This is an exciting, challenging, nuclear project requiring expertise in all aspects of E, C & I relating to nuclear plant and large power generating plant. Based out of Jacobs’ North West offices, these roles will support the development of E, C & I systems for this new reactor design. This is an exciting opportunity with a remit for strong technical delivery.

Technical Capabilities

  • Degree qualified / Chartered Engineer (or the ability to attain CEng)

  • A background in control systems and instrumentation in a highly-regulated domain including control room requirements, process automation and instrumentation selection

  • Familiarity with nuclear reactor technologies, particularly knowledge of the C & I systems for pressurised water reactor designs, would be desirable

  • Functional safety knowledge (IEC 61508 or IEC 61513) including the basic concepts of defence in depth design approaches

  • Knowledge of the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) Safety Assessment Principles (SAPs) relevant to C & I and the associated Technical Assessment Guides (TAGs) 003 and 046

  • An understanding of the Claim, Argument, Evidence (CAE) approach to safety case presentation would be an advantage

  • Knowledge of both the software and hardware qualification of configurable/programmable systems would be an advantage

  • Full project lifecycle experience, including requirements capture and management, Verification and Validation etc.

  • Ability to understand requirements and ensure that the design meets them

  • Comfortable working at a high level to ensure performance, cost and quality requirements are met but also able to achieve detailed requirement delivery

  • Knowledge of standards compliance, certification and equipment layout and segregation issues including EMC

  • Able to act as, or support the activities of an “Intelligent Customer” as defined in the ONR SAPs

  • Takes responsibility for nuclear safety with the ability to challenge appropriately

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Role Requirements

  • Assessment of technical options to achieve the most cost effective overall solution

  • Development of C & I design philosophy documents for the power station including Basis of Design Documents and Design Guides

  • Development of C & I architecture including block diagrams, layout requirements and instrument lists

  • Interaction with other disciplines and review of their input documents including Process Flow Diagrams, design requirements, hazard analysis, layout drawings etc.

  • Development of the design of the reactor protection systems to ensure that safety, regulatory and availability requirements are met

  • Inclusion of requirements for operability such as operator interfaces including alarm management, maintenance requirements and data management

  • Consideration of modular construction techniques within the design to facilitate low cost station build

  • Take account of obsolescence and lifetime issues during architecture and component selection

  • Development of a testing and maintenance philosophy

  • Generate ideas for implementation of latest technology / techniques to ensure lowest cost and highest performance for the station

Other Requirements

  • The role will be predominantly based in Warrington but a willingness to travel to and work at the sites of other group members (including Derby) is required

  • Ability to identify activities that need to be completed and plan and prioritise work

  • Excellent communication skills across a range of organisational levels including high quality written technical reports

  • Works well with others and builds and maintains relationships

  • Ability to obtain security clearance to basic level is a requirement of the role

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