Engineering Manager - Nuclear Risk Management

  • Job Reference: R14249
  • Date Posted: 14 June 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £42,650 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

How would you like the opportunity to apply your technical expertise in a role which also gives you every other Friday off work? That is the reality at AWE!

Supporting the UK's Continuous At Sea Deterrence (CASD) programme and national nuclear security are at the heart of what we do, therefore working with us is both exciting and challenging - in fact it's everything you would expect from a company that supports national security.

Engineering Manager - Nuclear Risk Management

Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area

Package: £42,650 - £65,000 (dependent on experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Our Nuclear Engineering Managers are the focal point within our Engineering organisation supporting our existing and new high hazard facilities and operations.

Engineering Nuclear Risk Management is the maintenance and upkeep of our engineer safety guards that support our nuclear safety cases and incorporates the periodic review of safety assessments.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for maintaining a live safety case for a facility which will include managing the production of engineering design substantiation and assessments to demonstrate that our new and existing assets (facilities, infrastructure, plant and equipment), are safe to operate and are compliant with legislation, Nuclear Licence Conditions, standards and requirements throughout the asset lifecycle

  • Provide management of a professional engineering service in support of the CASD Programme and the company's strategic goals

Able to work across business functions, providing a supportive interface between the Facility, Safety Case Subject Matter Experts and Technical Authorities we will be looking for you to have some of the following knowledge and experience:

  • Working in a highly regulated environment with responsibility for ensuring the quality and timely delivery of engineering design and outputs which underpins continuous safe operations

  • Working in a multi-discipline environment with responsibility for the engineering design and guardianship of high integrity assets through the whole life cycle

  • Articulating technical complexities, able to direct work and team to meet the programme

  • Legislation and standards relating to safety and safety maintenance within engineering e.g. HSAWA, CDM and their application if needed

  • Configuration and change control: governance, and implementation ideally on a Nuclear Licensed Site, including line of sight from maintenance results to the engineering schedule

  • Maintaining a live safety case

  • Conducting assessments to support the Periodic Review of Safety

Ideally, candidates will be professionally registered (Incorporated or equivalent with equivalent academic qualifications (HNC/HND)).

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.