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Project Engineer

Job Description

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority,
UKAEA's mission is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. UKAEA manages the UK fusion programme at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE), one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories
What to be apart of the vision? we are looking for a Project Engineer.
Job Description:
The Tritium Innovation Unit is a research and development team that delivers tritium science experiments, technology, and expertise in support of the fusion fuel cycle. The focus of the team is on delivering practical, innovative, tritium research and experiments which support the realisation of a commercially viable fusion fuel cycle.

* Identify project functional requirements and stakeholder needs for assigned project.
* Develop concept, preliminary, and detailed design and fit for purpose engineering solutions.
* Produce, review or approve project technical specifications.
* Manage design activities in accordance with design authority.
* Manage project change proposals as required.
* Specify and provide technical supervision of commissioning and/or decommissioning.
* Manage the end of project hand over process to operators ensuring that all drawings, instructions, and manuals have been supplied as required.
* Maintain control of appropriate documentation & drawings throughout project lifecycle.
* Manage engineering support to the project.
* Deliver packages of work investigating tritium assuring the quality and safety of these activities.
* Contribute to production of Project Execution Plans including design, safety case, and commissioning strategies.
* Liaise and consult with stakeholders throughout project life cycle to ensure efficient and effective project delivery.
* Work with external collaborators (including universities, public sector research establishments and industry in fusion and related fields) to complement UKAEA's internal capability.

Qualifications Required:
* Degree or higher in engineering, physics, technology, or similar science.
* Highly self-motivated and demonstrates initiative.
* Demonstrated experience in implementation of project engineering skills.
* Good verbal and written communication and diplomatic skill.
* Possession or progress towards accreditation with a professional body preferred.

Experience Required:
* Understanding health and safety issues.
* Experience of preparing technical documentation, including requirements and specifications, is required.
* Background or experience of multi-disciplinary R&D programmes is desirable.
* Knowledge of issues with tritium or other radioactive substances is desirable.
* Knowledge and experience of preparing research proposals and/or project planning is desirable.
* Experience of developing and running complex experiments and testing equipment is desirable.

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