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Would you like an exciting and diverse engineering role within our Site & Facilities Engineering department? We currently have a number of opportunities for Principal Civil Engineers at our submarines site in Barrow-In-Furness.


As a Principal Civil Engineer, you will be working across a range of site equipment, facilities and infrastructure to support the build of submarines for the Royal Navy. You will be responsible for affording assurance that engineering designs for site and facilities equipment and installations comply with relevant standards, statutory regulations and safety requirements. Specific tasks include giving technical advice, identification of technical requirements, providing technical solutions, review of designs, writing technical reports, conducting investigations and carrying out audits of installations/documentation.


This post will provide support to a variety of engineering projects and facilities which will involve engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, departments and external contractors. It also allows for development where necessary.


If you do not meet the criteria for Principal Engineer level, you may be considered for a lower grade.



Your main responsibilities as a Principal Civil Engineer will involve:


Ensuring that all new or modified assets are compliant with relevant current standards for intended use and meet stakeholder requirements


Ensuring that nuclear related assets on the Barrow site are justified to meet the requirements of the Nuclear Site Licence


Establishing and agreeing stakeholder requirements (and if applicable Nuclear Safety Functional Requirements) for facilities and equipment


Production of reports, technical specifications and Statement of Requirements documents


Providing advice to other disciplines, maintainers and site committees on technical issues and requirements to meet nuclear, HS&E and other relevant legislation


Review of design proposals for both new assets and for major modifications


Assisting in the project management of installations and commissioning of new and modified assets where discipline knowledge is required


Production of special operating procedures and documentation


Managing consultants and contractors who supply specialist analysis and design services or installations


Amending design substantiation reports and producing safety justification documentation to support the safety case for nuclear related site facilities and equipment and obtaining authorisation through due process



Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Civil Engineer:



Qualified to degree level or equivalent (i.e. HNC with engineering experience) in a Civil Engineering discipline


Experience in a technical/engineering role


Demonstrable experience of working within a complex engineering environment and familiarity with commercial standards



Experience within a Nuclear Environment to relevant ONR License Conditions or similar highly regulated business


Professional registration or Chartered Engineer status


What we're looking for in you:

You must be resilient, whilst possessing excellent influencing skills and be able to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. Communication skills, both written and verbal, will be key in this role to be able to articulate technical information to a range of audiences.


Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive


Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


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