Senior Civil Structural Engineer

4 days left

Morson Talent
Plymouth, South West, PL2 2BG
Jan 07, 2022
Jan 23, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Primary Purpose

The purpose of the post is to manage the delivery of civil and structural engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost. Responsible for managing the technical aspects of the Civil & Structural engineering packages from identification of the need, through to handover. The role is accountable to the Dock Design Manager for the technical management (quality) of assigned packages, and accountable to the Dock Programme Manager for output to scope, schedule and cost

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop, lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert advice as per discipline
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock's Business Management System and Technical Manual
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • A degree in an appropriate engineering discipline
  • Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council
  • Nuclear: Nuclear Introductory Course or equivalent nuclear and/or marine system knowledge
  • Design and substantiation of heavy civil engineering and building structures to relevant seismic codes for satisfying Nuclear Safety Functions; particular experience in dock structures preferred
  • Knowledge of architectural design of industrial buildings
  • Knowledge of building services design and installation
  • Knowledge of construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related structures and buildings

  • The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle
  • Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements
  • Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience
  • Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures
  • Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications
  • Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities.