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Senior Stress Engineer

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Date: 04-Nov-2021

Location: Bristol, Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Company: Babcock

Senior Stress Engineer
Cavendish Nuclear
Location flexible


Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are looking to recruit a Senior Stress Engineer to support on a number of our exciting projects within the nuclear industry. You will join a team that has vast experience in Stress Analysis and provide professionally competent specialist services to our many clients.


The Stress Engineer will undertake engineering conceptual and detailed calculations in the delivery of customer funded tasks and projects.  Work will be directed and supervised by the Technical Lead and/or Functional Lead for the relevant task or project. You may also act as a Technical Lead or Functional Lead (dependent on task/project complexity) and hence may supervise others.


We’re based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas.  The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace; as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven engineers.


Role Responsibilities
•    Ensuring that procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
•    Producing, reviewing, verifying and approving calculations, analyses and technical reports.
•    Producing, reviewing, verifying and approving technical specifications and method statements.
•    Supporting estimates for bids.
•    Supervising engineers/technical specialists within the same discipline.
•    Ensuring that a fit for purpose approach is adopted in the production of all outputs.
•    Ensuring that adequate Reviewing, Verifying & Approval is undertaken on all their deliverables and for those under their direct control and supervision.
Role Qualifications & Requirements
You will need to have experience in a Stress Analysis related role, ideally in a nuclear environment and have the gravitas to work within a multi-disciplinary team. We would also like you to have all or some experience with the below;


•    Engineering or Science degree qualified.

•    Demonstrable experience in stress analysis covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities.
•    Demonstrable experience in the application of codes and standard covering a range of equipment types.


•    Competent in developing Finite Element models and undertaking linear and non-linear analysis.
•    Competent in the assessment of structural/mechanical equipment against UK and/or European design codes. Ideally familiar with BS2573, BS EN 13001, BS7608, BS 5950.
•    Competent in a wide range of classical stress analysis techniques for assessing mechanical and structural equipment.
•    The ability to identify load paths and recommend design changes to ensure fit for purpose design before detailed analysis.
•    Competency in seismic analysis preferred.
•    Good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines.


About Cavendish Nuclear


Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy lifecycle.


We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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