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Civil, Structural & Architectural Senior Engineer

Simpson Booth
Reading, South East, RG7 4PR
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023
Civil, Structural & Architectural Senior Engineer


  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical
  • Life Assurance
  • TOIL for perm staff

The Role

TheCivil, Structural and Architectural (CS&A) Senior Engineer (UK)is responsible for the management, leadership, coordination, implementation and performance ofCS&Aengineering activities for our client's key nuclear project

  • Conventional safety- Understands and is able to apply relevant safety legislation, including Construction Design and Management; Principal Designer requirements; Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations; Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Design Control Understands and manages control of design on a project: production of Design Control Plans; design review management and input; design change control
  • Engineering deliverable production Produces appropriate engineering deliverables: Bases of design; analysis; calculations; drawings/diagrams; specifications
  • Technical risk management Manages and coordinates technical risk management activities: risk management strategy and planning; risk identification and assessment; risk mitigation; risk register production and maintenance
  • Requirements management Coordinate the management of requirements: Understanding of systems engineering principles; requirements identification; configuration control; validation and verification
  • Engineering baseline development Manages and coordinates the development of engineering delivery baselines: scope definition; input to project management deliverables; project execution plan/engineering execution plan)
  • Oversight and reporting Coordinates oversight of project delivery and project reporting: rules of credit; progress monitoring and reporting; recovery planning
  • Supply chain management Engages with, and oversees delivery partners and supply chain organisations: specification of engineering and technical requirements; technical assessment of tenders; management of TQs and concessions; management of supply chain deliverables.
  • Project delivery lifecycle (nuclear). Understands and works within / provides input to the project delivery lifecycle
  • Gated delivery process Understands and works with / provides input to nuclear industry standard gated delivery processes

  • Requirements


    • Essential: Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or demonstrated equivalent combination of qualifications and experience

  • Knowledge of the UK nuclear site licence conditions and specifically those related to engineering
  • Knowledge of configuration controlled nuclear baseline throughout the project facility lifecycle
  • Knowledge and experience of nuclear site licence company procedures
  • Knowledge of generic nuclear new-build safety case: stages and key deliverables; design change control; engineering deliverables
  • Knowledge of UK nuclear facility operational safety case: design change control/configuration management; facility modification; periodic review of safety
  • Knowledge of design substantiation process and interactions with the nuclear safety case
  • Knowledge of quality control and the relationship between nuclear safety and the project lifecycle
  • Knowledge of the UK nuclear and environmental regulators and their interactions with UK nuclear site licence companies

  • Preferred:
    • Professional membership of a relevant chartered body e.g. MICE
    • Experience: 5 years experience working in a complex/major project engineering delivery environment of which at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity managing a CS&A engineering delivery team including management of engineering supply chain organisations.

    Remuneration package to be discussed upon application

    Due to the high levels of interest in our advertised vacancies and the number of applications we receive, Simpson Booth regrets that it may not be possible to respond to all submissions. If you have not heard from Simpson Booth regarding your application within 14 days please assume that, in this instance, you have been unsuccessful.

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