Senior Control & Instrumentation Engineer - Nuclear

Location Manchester
Salary £55 - £65 per hour + Inside IR35
Job type Contract
Sector Technology
Reference BBBH26432_1713534156

Are you willing and able to obtain security clearance?
Do you have experience working within Nuclear (Or any other highly regulated sector)?
Do you have optioneering, Feasibility and FEED experience?
Do you have experience in delivering Conceptual Design and Basic design packages relating to C&I systems and equipment?


As a member of the design team, you will work with one of our key clients in the Nuclear sector, delivering to our Client's multiple customers, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) including technical feasibility and best available technology (BAT) studies.

You will act as C&I lead engineer in the delivery of Conceptual and Basic Design of new build or modifications of (production) facilities; providing directions and oversight regarding design development to third party engineering service providers.

Providing your expert knowledge and advice, from a technical seniority perspective, you will manage Plant Design requirement specifications, including Asset protection and management strategy, CapEx plans, Safety and Learning from Experience.

You will be part of developing the Client's Group design standards to meet world class safety standards, site license requirements and providing competitive advantages to be supplier of choice in the Nuclear (Enrichment) business.

This role will require some onsite working initially, with a hybrid approach thereafter.


  • Ensure advanced plant designs comprises safety features based on best industrial practice and lessons learnt from the (nuclear) business.
  • Determine C&I (automation) design engineering aspects, options and evaluation in contribution to feasibility/optioneering/best available technology studies.
  • Delivery of Conceptual Design and Design Specifications with focus on C&I expertise area.
  • Delivery of Basic Design packages concerning Core Plant Technology (CPT) with respect to C&I systems and equipment.
  • Provide directions and oversight concerning Detailed Design and supplier manufacturing quality processes on request of site or group project managers.
  • Define and maintain Core Plant Technology (CPT) design expertise on the basis of Client's best (safety) practice and world class state of the art technology (Design Technology Excellence Centre).


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Process Automation or Robotics. Any other equivalent in combination with a Professional Engineer (PE) license obtained by accredited examination in associated areas.
  • Recognized specialist in expertise area; high, in-depth level of knowledge and problem solving capabilities.
  • Demonstrable track record in successful design delivery involving conceptual designs and FEED of complex process facilities.
  • Minimum of 3 years in role of lead engineer and/or design engineering manager.

Specific knowhow and technical skills

  • Ability to model and simulate complex stationary and dynamic integrated process systems with respect to process and mechanical requirements, design starting points.
  • C&I (automation) expertise in process industry.
  • Capability to analyse (measurement) data of complex process systems to solve or improve performance and understand (root) cause of events.

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