Senior Design Engineer - Design Review Team Leader

  • Job Reference: R13807
  • Date Posted: 1 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

Are you an experienced Design Engineer interested in delivering the Engineering content across multiple Facilities within the Conventional and Nuclear Projects' portfolio? If so, this could be the role for you!

This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse team of people with an important mission to deliver. The role comes with excellent benefits including every other Friday off work!

Design Review Team Lead (Senior Design Engineer)

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, including Bank Holidays, 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)

Opportunities exist for candidates from either Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC, C&I, Civil Structural & Architectural (CS&A), Process Engineering background who have experience of the Design phase of facilities project and leading the review of design submissions with respect to relevant good practice, appropriate safety considerations (conventional, explosive and/or nuclear) compliance with legislation, company standards, processes and more.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Leading the review of engineering design solutions to ensure they fully comply with all AWE and UK legal requirements together with AWE requirements

  • Facilitating the creation and review of Design Control Plans for projects, and understanding progress against those

  • Monitoring the co-ordination of engineering design activities of all design houses and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the projects

  • Monitoring Project changes as they affect the delivery of the design intent of projects and work packages therein

  • Contributing to integrated safety when reviewing engineering designs and ensure that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed to meet project requirements and the letter and intent of the CDM Regulations, including discharging the designer's role

  • Ensuring that sufficient consideration in terms of time, costs and stakeholders are built into project schedules to ensure that designs are adequately and proportionally reviewed

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • An understanding of the design process to deliver either Conventional or Nuclear facilities, associated building services and process plant and equipment

  • Previous design management experience of multiple or discrete engineering packages of works that provide a design solution to a set of requirements in either the Conventional or Nuclear industries

  • Good technical and management skills including problem solving and decision making

  • Good oral, written and presentational skills with a particular aptitude for report, documentation and letter writing

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to ensure effective communication to all levels to both internal and external personnel

  • Ideally, we would expect candidates to have a Degree or equivalent qualification in a science or engineering discipline or equivalent vocational qualification

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the security clearance required for the role and be willing and able to travel within the UK and overseas as required (if applicable) once restrictions are lifted.