Are you an experienced process engineer with excellent communication and influencing skills?
UKAEA are currently seeking a Process Engineer who will support / lead process design work on major fusion sub-systems, from concept through to detailed design. You will be experienced in performing engineering calculations to support design decisions with emphasis on Balance of Plant Systems and Cooling systems.
You may manage projects for system/component repair, replacement or upgrade activities and will produce technical reports and ensure adherence to design standards.
You may support or lead one or more of the following activities:
-Collaborate with systems engineers for managing design requirements and interfaces, and processes for ensuring satisfactory performance/compliance including using analytical tools for Hazard and Risk analysis
-Create procedures for the development process designs through the creation of mass and energy balances that support a process flow architecture, leading to Process Flow Diagrams.
-Create procedures and support the development of P&IDs and supporting process data sheets for major process equipment
-Ensure that detail designs are appropriately validated, working with engineering analysts as necessary, and ensure appropriate adherence to international and fusion-specific design standards.
-Deliver projects to the satisfaction of the Customer (internal or external) within the imposed constraints.
-Produce technical reports, departmental notes and journal / conference papers where relevant.
At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.
The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.
Knowledge skills and experience
-A relevant engineering degree or equivalent
-Ability to perform exploratory design calculations using first principles
-Proven capability in process engineering design and analysis and a good working knowledge of engineering materials and their properties
-Experience with relevant environmental factors such as vacuum and transient magnetic fields
-Attained or actively working towards Chartered status with a suitable professional institution.
-Good communication and technical writing skills
-Leading teams and supervising other staff
-Excellent interpersonal skills
As part of your role you could be asked to work in radiation-controlled areas or in beryllium-controlled areas. Full training and medical assessments will be provided if this is necessary.
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.
-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.
-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.
-PLEASE NOTE THE LEVEL 4 ROLE OFFERS A SALARY OF £33,441 - £37,579 (inclusive of MPP) AND THE LEVEL 5 ROLE OFFERS A SALARY OF £45,543 - £50,936 (inclusive of MPP). YOUR LEVEL WILL BE ASSESSED AT INTERVIEW