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Principal Civil Engineer

Morson Talent
Plymouth, South West, PL1 4SG
£50 - 70 per hour
Closing date
Apr 19, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
To manage the delivery of ancillary structures engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost.

Responsible for managing the technical deliverables of the structural or mechanical engineering packages in line with the planned deliverables agreed by the Discipline Lead.

The post operates as part of the Major Infrastructure Projects Business Unit.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements


A masters degree in civil or structural engineering.

Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council or working towards chartership.


Nuclear Introductory Course or equivalent nuclear and/or marine system knowledge.

NUC0793 Nuclear Plant Foundation Course Module 1.

NUC0794 Nuclear Fundamentals (Foundation) Course Module 2.

NUC0911 Introduction to Safety Engineering (ITSE).


Design and substantiation of civil engineering and building structures to relevant seismic codes for satisfying Nuclear Safety Functions; particular experience in dock structures preferred;

Design and substantiation of Ancillary structures to relevant seismic codes for satisfying Nuclear Safety Function;

Knowledge of architectural design of industrial buildings;

Knowledge of construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related structures and buildings.

Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to post and project requirements.

Sound understanding of company and departmental procedures relating to Health and Safety, Design and quality


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

Experience in all relevant design codes and in addition those relating to Nuclear Safety such as ASCE 4 & ASCE 43.

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.

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid - on site on average once a month for 2/3 days


Must be able to obtain an SC Level of Clearance


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