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Our Vacancy

Principal EC&I Engineer

  • Defence
  • Contracting / Engineering / Technical
  • Plymouth
  • 05/04/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.


Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.


We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.


Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.


To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.


Job Description

The purpose of the Principal EC&I Engineer Lead post is to manage the delivery of EC&I Engineering design packages to the required scope, schedule, cost and quality.

Principal Tasks to include:

  • Lead and manage the EC&I engineering work packages agreeing project related objectives, managing overall designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses. 
  • Provide technical design guidance and review of EC&I system designs incorporating Design Basis Events and Safety Functional requirements as defined in the Safety Case.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project’s technical planning process.
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with the Client’s Business Management System and Technical Manual.
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Support the Design Manager implementing the project approach to Health, Safety and Environmental issues as applicable to design.

 

My profile

Qualifications

  • A Masters or Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council, or working towards Chartership.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Design and substantiation of EC&I engineering solutions to relevant codes for satisfying Nuclear Safety Functions
  • Knowledge of process design of large scale industrial plant;
  • The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design.
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements.
  • The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design.
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements.
  • Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience.
  • Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures.
  • Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications.
  • Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities.

Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will require Security clearance. To gain this they will be required to be a Sole UK national,  Hybrid working from home/Assystem Office

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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