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Principal Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer - EC&I

Location: 

Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Preston, GB, PR2 2YB Carlisle, GB, CA24 3HZ Reading, GB, RG14 2PZ Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:             Principal Electrical Design Engineer
Location:             Base location either Bristol, Leicester, Preston, Warrington or Newbury + Hybrid Working
Compensation:   Competitive Salary & Benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent
Role ID:              SF52112

 

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Principal Electrical Design Engineer.

 

The role
As a Principal Electrical Design Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This role sits within our Cavendish Nuclear business, from decommissioning redundant nuclear facilities, through supporting the Continuous at Sea Deterrent, to supporting the operation and build of nuclear power plants, our role in Cavendish Nuclear is to clean up the nuclear legacy and create a world where nuclear plays a key contribution in protecting our nation, ensuring security of energy supply and meeting our net zero commitments.

 

Day to day, you’ll be responsible for managing the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience across our projects. 

 

  • Assist in effective management of the customer, through interfacing with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications
  • Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities.
  • Ensure that adequate review, verification and approval is undertaken on all their deliverables and for those under their direct control and supervision
  • Provide a technical interface with internal and external stakeholders at a detailed level
  • Carry out technical investigations and analysis to provide data for problem assessment/resolution and for design of improvements
  • Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or design lifecycle to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation
  • Apply engineering domain knowledge to produce technical solutions and documentation in support of assigned task and project
  • Produce, review, verify outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements
  • Ensure appropriate review, verification and approval is undertaken on work performed
  • Plan, deliver and monitor assigned tasks and projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to time, quality and cost
  • Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control and delivery of tasks and projects
  • Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority
  • Act as Technical Authority or Engineering Lead when authorised to do so.

 

Essential experience & qualifications of the Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with demonstrable experience
  • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks 
  • Communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines

 

The role operates on a 37-hour work week and includes hybrid & flexible working. 

 

The successful candidate must be able to achieve baseline security clearance for this role.

 

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

 

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 

 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

 

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