Lead Engineer (Process)
|Min Experience:||4 year(s)|
|Annual Salary:||£38,000 - £40,000 (Negotiable)|
|UK Residency Required:||Yes|
Description of job purpose:The Lead Engineer is principally a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership within discipline. The Lead Engineer can be responsible for delivering a package of work within a project within their discipline. Frequent liaison with other disciplines in the design team and the client would be expected. Lead engineers are the main interface between senior management and hands-on design.
Duties:-Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, primarily using AutoCAD and/or Inventor
-Checking of design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team
-Prepare supporting design calculations to substantiate design
-Actively contribute to design reviews, safety reviews (Risk Assessments and HAZOPs) from technical standpoint
-Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team
-Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works, method statements, risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards, safety legislation/regulatory requirements and the needs of the client
-Preparation of installation, commissioning and operating documents
-Planning and allocation of workload to other members of design team within discipline in order to deliver package of work
-Management of sub-contractors providing niche services to the design
Likely attributes to character:-Systematic, methodical, exacting, quality driven
-Delivery focussed mindset when working to tight deadlines
-Team leadership: approachable, organised, collaborative, communicative
Future possible progression:A typical path is to develop to Senior Engineer then Design Manager upon satisfactory experience, qualifications and client acceptance.
Required Qualifications:Preferably degree qualified in a relevant technical / engineering discipline though not essential. Minimum HNC qualification or equivalent gained within a relevant discipline e.g. Chemical Engineering. A full UK drivers licence is essential for this position as travelling between offices may be required.
Required Experience:-Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position
-Experience in nuclear is essential.
-Technical experience could be gained from but is not limited to controlled atmospheres, chemical process plant, remote handling systems equipment, sewerage process, steam/pressure systems, cementation, pipes and pumps
-Fundamental understanding of process/chemical engineering principles and equipment is required
-Experience of leading teams within a project environment would be a distinct advantage