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Our Vacancy

Senior Power Plant Performance Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Warrington
  • 21/06/24
  • On site

Assystem is a global leader committed to accelerating the energy transition. With 7,500 employees across 12 countries, we tackle the monumental task of switching to low-carbon energy. Our 55+ years of experience in highly regulated sectors ensure we deliver top-notch engineering, project management, and digital solutions.

Job Description

🚀 Join the Fusion and Modular Nuclear Business Unit! 🚀 Reporting to the Turbine Island Lead, the Senior Mechanical Engineer shall be responsible for various Turbine Island design development activities. The Senior Mechanical Engineer shall work closely with multi-disciplined teams and the supply chain to help deliver the Turbine Island design. 

Your mission:

💡 Heat Balance Diagrams: Develop and review Heat Balance Diagrams for the Turbine Island and conventional plant systems.
🤝 Team Collaboration: Work with operations, control, and instrumentation teams to integrate the Turbine Island operation philosophy.
📊 Design Documentation: Create and review Process Flow Diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, Layout Drawings, Component Sizing Calculations, Datasheets, and Specifications.
🔍 Optioneering & Design Studies: Lead and review Optioneering Studies, Decision Record Files, Design Descriptions, and Requirement Specifications.
⚙️ Design Integration: Ensure seamless integration of Turbine Island design into the overall power plant.
📞 Technical Support: Act as the technical contact for Turbine Island interfaces and stakeholder activities.
👥 Support Reviews: Participate in Design Reviews and HAZID/HAZOP studies with multidisciplinary teams.
🛡️ Ensure Compliance: Adhere to statutory H&S policies, project quality, and the Quality Management System.

Why Join the Community of Switchers?

  • 🌟 Over 55 years in nuclear engineering.
  • 🏆 Ranked among the top 3 largest nuclear engineering companies.
  • 💼 Attractive social benefits, including an engaging Employee Committee and holiday bonuses.
  • 📚 Ongoing training with numerous career opportunities.
  • 📈 70% of our managers are promoted internally!
  • 🏠 Hybrid work: 1-2 days remote per week.

My profile

Your Background:  

🔧 Industry Experience: Previous work in nuclear, thermal power, oil & gas, or other highly regulated sectors. Skilled with steam turbines, condensers, feedwater heaters, pumps, and piping systems.
🌐 Design Expertise: Experience from FEED to detailed design and EPC delivery.
🛒 Procurement: Proficient in developing procurement specifications and collaborating with suppliers.
⚙️ Technical Strength: Extensive technical background in thermal power systems or similar projects.
💬 Communication: Excellent at interacting with internal and external stakeholders.
📈 Project Management: Skilled in identifying and managing critical interfaces on major projects.
🛡️ Safety Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of UK Health and Safety regulations, safety systems, HAZOP, and engineering standards.
📚 Codes & Standards: Familiar with ASME, European, and UK codes and standards.
🔧 Systems Engineering: Awareness or experience in Systems Engineering is a plus.

Personal Attributes:

🏆 Results-Oriented: Independent, proactive, and team-focused with strong organizational skills.
🔒 Confidentiality: Professional in handling sensitive nuclear information, adhering to export control obligations.
🎓 Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in engineering🔧 Professional Registration: CEng or working towards it.
🔐 Security Clearance: SC Clearance or capable of achieving it.

Due to the nature of the work, applicants must meet UK security clearance criteria.

Ready to make a difference in the nuclear engineering world? Join us and be a part of the future of nuclear and fusion innovation! 🌐✨

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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