Systems Engineer - Electrical

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LLWR Repository | Cumbria
Starting Salary £:
37000 - 56000
Job Description

The System Engineering team at LLWR has an opening for a Systems Engineer - Electrical to join its busy team in Cumbria.

The System Engineering team provides an Operational Engineering service to LLWR Site acting as the technical “owner” of site assets. This is achieved by developing and maintaining expertise on assigned plant system(s) and/or area(s) and to use this knowledge to improve facility reliability and safety by ensuring the overall performance, safety, condition and associated documentation of these assigned systems are maintained to a high standard.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Performing reviews of temporary modifications and conduct safety evaluations and operability determinations as required to support system activities and operation.
  • Serving as a source of technical expertise on assigned systems, including:
    • o Maintaining system files that reflect the performance, maintenance, operation, and design history of the system including establishing and maintaining Configuration Management documents on assigned systems.
    • o Supporting facility training activities on assigned system/area(s).
    • o Attending periodic and special training to maintain skills and qualifications.
    • o Interface with customers, stakeholders and regulators, as requested.
  • Supporting risk assessment process for engineering activities.
  • Supporting the Asset Management program by:
    • o Providing advice on ageing plant and appropriate condition assessment techniques and monitor condition trends.
    • o Assist with establishing a range of technology solutions to assist in performing remaining life assessments (RLA) for important assets.
    • o Assist with establishing/using decision tools to help identify when assets may be subject to ageing and recommend/implement risk management strategies when the plant cannot be readily inspected for RLA.
  • Establishing the plant engineering-related Intelligent Customer (IC) functional and resource requirements.
  • Establishing the plant engineering-related requirements and lead plant engineering participation in supply chain engagement strategies.
Experience Required
  • Relevant experience working in a Electrical capacity supporting an industrial facility
  • Broad knowledge of industry consensus standards, processes, procedures and methods relevant to System Engineering together with full understanding of underlying principles.
  • Ability to ensure minimum standards and fundamental process requirements are maintained when under pressure to deliver and ability to challenge others at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience in the production of technical reports, specifications and engineering documentation.
  • Ability to ensure minimum standards and fundamental process requirements are maintained when under pressure to deliver and ability to challenge others at all levels of the organisation.
  • Working knowledge and experience of Maintenance Strategy development principals and processes. E.g. Technical Basis of Maintenance
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