Current vacancies

Dounreay is Scotland’s largest decommissioning project and is widely recognised as Europe’s most complex nuclear closure programme. For more than 50 years it was known as the centre of the UK’s fast reactor research and development and now the team is aiming to be recognised as a centre of excellence for nuclear decommissioning. Dounreay offers an opportunity to be involved in some of the UK’s most leading edge technical projects, developing unique skills and experiences which are highly sought after across the industry.

 

Engineers (various disciplines)

A number of vacancies have arisen within Reactors directorate for engineers qualified and experienced in the following disciplines: Electrical, mechanical, EC&I, process and project.

Main responsibilities

Electrical Engineer (Ref: 110/18)

  • Develop requirements specifications, technical specifications and other design related documentation for major projects
  • Develop and review discipline specific engineering drawings
  • Experience should, ideally, be focused on process plant, mechatronics for equipment and associated safety case in a highly regulated industry
  • Support to contractors and sub contractors
  • Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
  • Carrying out system and equipment commissioning in line with commissioning and test documentation

Mechanical Engineer (Ref: 108/18)

  • Develop requirements specifications, technical specifications and other design related documentation for major projects
  • Develop and review discipline specific engineering drawings
  • Experience should, ideally, be focused on process plant, mechatronics for equipment and associated safety case in a highly regulated industry
  • Support to contractors and sub contractors
  • Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
  • Carrying out system and equipment commissioning in line with commissioning and test documentation

EC&I Engineer (Ref: 111/18)

  • Develop requirements specifications, technical specifications and other design related documentation for major EC&I projects
  • Develop and review discipline specific engineering drawings
  • Experience should, ideally, be focused on process plant, electrical control and instrumentation and associated safety case in a highly regulated industry
  • HVAC experience is desirable
  • Support to contractors and sub contractors
  • Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
  • Carrying out system and equipment commissioning in line with commissioning and test documentation

Process Engineer (Ref: 112/18)

  • Develop requirements specifications, technical specifications, P&IDs and other design related documentation for the project teams
  • Develop and review discipline specific engineering drawings
  • Design survey and assessments of existing processes/equipment
  • Experience should ideally be focused on process plant, mechatronics and associated safety case in a highly regulated industry
  • Support to contractors and sub contractors
  • Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
  • Carrying out system and equipment commissioning in line with commissioning and test documentation

Project Engineer (Ref: 109/18)

  • Generate plans and strategies for the projects, including analysis of dependencies and constraints of project risks and assumptions
  • Ensure internal and supplier governance is adhered to, thus ensuring programmes comply with site procedures and legislation
  • Prepare technical specifications
  • Reviewing bids from contractors
  • Engage with the supply chain to ensure contracted deliverables are met
  • Contractor assessment and management
  • Determine project requirements by engaging with the operational teams
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems
  • Preparation of project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends
  • Maintains a safe working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations

Desirable aptitudes and experience

  • Qualified to a minimum HND in engineering or equivalent based on Engineering Council Standard for engineering technician
  • Proven track record of delivering engineering solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of own discipline and ability to interface effectively with other disciplines
  • Ability to apply engineering processes to achieve engineering solutions
  • Knowledge of:
    • plant, engineering assets and equipment
    • key legislative issues, regulatory requirements and legislating bodies
    • all relevant radiological, conventional, environmental and safety issues
  • Able and willing to travel when required
  • Able to demonstrate good organisational and planning skills
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills

 

Salary:  £36,069 pa to £62,014 pa (DOE)

Reference:  As per individual roles above

Closing date: 30 November 2018

Interviews to be held:  w/c 10 December 2018

For further information, contact:  Carl Holroyd, Tel: 01847 803503 or, by e-mail to: carl.holroyd@dounreay.com 

Application forms:  Available from dounreaycareers.com  

Application forms to:  careers@dounreay.com or, by post to: Human Resources Dept, Traill House, 7 Olrig Street, Thurso,  Caithness KW14 7BJ

 

 

Dounreay’s Civil Nuclear Constabulary are recruiting

A police force offering a variety of police officer and support roles at all levels – see the website for more details.

http://www.cnc.jobs/index.html

Nuclear works – Capita Resourcing

As well as the vacancies advertised on our website, opportunities to work at Dounreay are also available through Capita Resourcing