Senior CE&I Design Engineer

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Cumbria | Flexible Working
Starting Salary £:
54000 - 64000
Job Description

Nuclear Waste Services is looking for a Senior CE&I Design Engineer to join our high performing engineering department.

Roles and Responsibilities

As Senior CE&I Design Engineer (Control, Electrical and Instrumentation), you will support commissioning engineering activities along with leading delivery of CE&I engineering work (specification, calculation, analysis, design, verification or assessment) for the Repository Infrastructure Programme (RIP) on behalf of the Programme Manager and the Head of Engineering.

  • Act as CE&I lead for the Repository Infrastructure Programme
  • Day-to-day management of all aspects of CE&I disciplined design work, production, selection, checking, development and delivery of optimised fit for purpose engineering and design solutions balancing aspects of safety and environmental performance, operational effectiveness and constructability.
  • Provide support to the CE&I Responsible Engineer and LLWR Design Authority as required. Providing the specification of discipline engineering design requirements; ensuring clarity and accuracy of functional and technical specifications and scopes of work provided to supply chain organisations.
  • Serve as the Project Responsible Engineer, having formal delegated authority as Design Authority for infrastructure projects and tasks.
  • Generating, contributing, and managing the generation of design deliverables including specifications, calculations, technical reports and drawings etc.
  • Ensure that all CE&I engineering related contractors are suitability qualified and experienced(SQEP) in producing engineering deliverables.
  • Ownership of project-related CE&I engineering assurance activities
  • Inputting to and reviewing work packages, tender selection, and tender submissions for procurement of discipline related engineering services.
  • Identification and management of design, engineering and technical risks that affect delivery of tasks and projects.
  • Management of discipline related drawings and drawing quality; supporting the development and maintenance of configuration baselines and design bases within RIP
  • Carrying out plant walkdowns as required.
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the Engineering Design Manual and supporting management system documents.
  • Identifying appropriate engineering standards and practices to be used for the delivery of engineering work.
  • Maintaining technical competence and currency with respect to modern standards and methodologies relevant to the discipline.
  • Participation in or facilitation of engineering study meetings, design reviews, Hazard and Operability (HAZOP), Hazards in Construction (HAZCON), Design Authority Technical Reviews, Document Review Committees, as required.
  • Act as Design Review Chair as required
  • Attend team meetings and provide regular updates on work delivered/supported to the Project Engineering Manager, and weekly updates at Programme schedule/programme reviews.
Experience Required


  • Engineering graduate (min 2:2) from an accredited institution in a relevant discipline or equivalent appropriate professional qualification.
  • Relevant experience serving in an engineering or design capacity with responsibility for the production, checking and approval of design and engineering deliverables including drawings, specifications, calculations, and reports.
  • Working knowledge of the Design Authority and Intelligent Customer concept and the role of the CE&I Project RE in executing this accountability.
  • Accredited by an appropriate professional institution (i.e., Chartered Engineer) or capable of achieving Chartership and working toward that objective.
  • Detailed knowledge of industry consensus standards, processes, procedures and methods relevant to the civil engineering areas with a full understanding of underlying principles.


  • Experience and training in the commissioning of systems and equipment and all safety and plant isolation aspects of commissioning.
  • Experience in working with supply chain contractors.
  • SC Clearance.
  • Experience in and knowledge of Building Information Modelling.
What is in it for you

Aside from the huge professional scope at Nuclear Waste Services, the personal benefits are excellent, these include:

  • Very competitive salary
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Holiday allowances
  • Attractive pension schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Group life assurance scheme
Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. At Nuclear Waste Service we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, Nuclear Waste Service welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, Nuclear Waste Service will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

Closing Date
Employment Type:
Client Ref:
LLWR Repository
CA19 1XP