about 22 hours ago
We're looking for a System Engineer for a 12-month contract with Sellafield. The System Engineer will oversee an assigned system area to ensure that the maintenance and operation of the system(s) are performed and managed safely, efficiently and effectively in accordance with site licence condition/s, regulations and identified processes. As System Engineer, you will: + Monitor and evaluate assigned system performance for example through observation, review of work logs and histories and regular walk downs to maintain awareness of current condition, performance and environmental impacts. + Identify issues with systems and components, engaging with specialists to initiate appropriate mitigation to achieve short and long-term resolution. + Support the development of system modifications including identification of need, system requirements and design work to enable optimal system performance. + Modify, maintain and review the configuration of the defined system/area(s) to enable optimal system performance. + Prepare periodic system health reports and maintain long range plans for the system/area(s) to ensure optimal asset performance + Represent the System Team to internal and external audiences (for example, regulators) to provide information on and recommendations to improve system performance. + Liaise with other teams within the facility to ensure adherence to standards and the alignment of activities + Review and approve all design proposals, testing and installation procedures and modification reviews providing technical guidance as required to ensure effective and smooth change transitions. + Establish asset condition and collaborate with asset management colleagues to assess and understand asset life and recommend risk management strategies to ensure appropriate asset use. + Liaise with other local technical experts in the operations & maintenance delivery communities to ensure that changes following review of Maintenance Instructions and plant / facility drawings are appropriately approved and embedded into future process documentation. + Lead and/or support internal investigations to identify root cause and share learning from experience to ensure best practice and understanding. + Lead asset improvements
- An HNC/HND/Degree or equivalent training/experience in either mechanical or electrical engineering. + Relevant engineering qualification and considerable experience in an environment of similar context and complexity. + Evidence of development of asset management strategies including maintenance optimisation. + Good IT skills - able to put together documents as required. + Experience of trending and predicting asset performance. + Ability to present complex ideas (including risks) clearly and concisely to multi-disciplined audiences, defending challenges and providing appropriate technical advice as required. + Chartered status or potential to achieve chartered status with an accredited professional institute. (desirable). + Experience working with safety cases (e.g. Nuclear, COMAH etc) to support their development and/or demonstrate ongoing substantiation against them (desirable). + Evidence of carrying out obsolescence management (desirable). + Ability to capture the functional requirements of assets in a structured manner to support design/purchase activities (desirable). + Experience developing asset hierarchies (desirable). + Experience recording and ongoing management of asset configuration (desirable).
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