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Job Details

(2259) Piping Engineer in Harwell posted by All jobs by First Recruitment Group

Piping Engineer
Contract - 12 months+

A vacancy has arisen for a Piping Engineer to work within the UK business at our Harwell office.

All about us:
Our client is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defence, oil & gas, and science & research industries. Our expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by a highly trained, committed workforce and a wide range of specialist resources.

Piping Engineer role overview:
• The Engineer is principally a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership within discipline
• Delivery of all discipline design and engineering to meet the requirements of the Concept Design Review & Preliminary Design Review Gate
• Engineers are the main interface between senior management and hands-on design
• Prepare supporting design calculations and specifications to substantiate design

Key responsibilities as a Piping Engineer:
• Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, in liaison with client and project team
• Check standard design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team
• Actively contribute to design reviews, safety reviews (Risk Assessments and HAZOP's
• Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works; design calculations; method statements; risk assessments; technical files & other technical documentation to comply with design standards; safety legislation/regulatory requirements & needs of the client
• Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design phases
• Compliance with safety and statutory regulations (e.g. CDM; CE etc.)
• Develop cost effective technical solutions
• Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position
• Design delivery in discipline specific area through conceptual; preliminary and detail design phases
• Knowledge of design standards and design based risk assessment would be an advantage

Position of the Piping Engineer within the organisation:
• Reporting to Senior and or Principal Engineers with ultimate line management responsibilities being with the Chief Engineer within your discipline
• Reports to Senior Engineer or Engineering Manager
• Normally manage a project involving a team of up to 3 engineering staff, although team may be supplemented from elsewhere
• Responsible for managing quality, progress and cost of the work undertaken by their team
• Maybe responsible for managing project subcontracts
• Interacts with engineers of other disciplines internally and externally
• Supervises support staff

Ideally you will have the following skills, qualifications experience and attributes…
• Preferably degree qualified within a relevant area of the discipline though not essential. Minimum HNC qualification or equivalent gained within a relevant area of the discipline
• Membership of a discipline specific Institute (e.g. I MechE; I Structural Eng; CIBSE; IChemE etc.)
• >5 Years' experience in the role of design of process in the nuclear environment, or other equivalent highly regulated industry
• Interfacing with CS&A / HVAC / Building Services / Process / EC&I / Mechanical functions
• Space management, relating to installation, operation, control and maintenance of plant and equipment
• Development of multi-disciplinary design packages for Design Review and HAZOP assessments
• Proven track record of successfully delivering design solutions. It is also a requirement of the position to demonstrate experience gained in a similar position ideally from a highly regulated industry. This could be from but is not limited to Defence, Pharmaceutical or Oil & Gas
• Good understanding of Statutory and safety Regulations and their appropriate utilisation
• Proven track record within a project environment with strong organisational and interpersonal skills
• Customer/client liaison and strong commercial awareness

• Degree Qualified in a relevant technical/engineering discipline
• Registered with discipline specific Engineering Council
• Expertise in the nuclear


Start Date : 18/02/2018

Status : Waiting

Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Education Level
Bachelor of Technology/Engineering
Professional Type
Required Skills
Degree Qualified in a relevant technical/engineering discipline