Principal Mechanical Engineer (02092021) England

The Role: 

Reporting the Turbine Island Lead, the Principal Engineer shall be responsible for the Turbine Island’s main turbine generator system and feedwater system engineering design development activities. The Principal Engineer shall supervise and closely support the development of the team’s design deliverables that forms part of a Small Modular Reactor major development programme.

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Support the Turbine Island Lead in delivering the engineering activities across the Turbine Island, and within design teams.
  • Liaise closely with other SMR Island engineering functions on Turbine Island engineering design interfaces.
  • Development of Safety and Functional Requirements
  • Design Package production in line with Requirements
  • Development and review of Water and Steam cycle P&ID’s
  • Management of Interfaces within UK SMR Turbine Island scope and other Joint consortium partners
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications and reports
  • Develop Modularisation concepts in line with Project Requirements
  • Maintain Equipment Lists and engineering schedules
  • Review of Turbine Island 3D CAD models and systems.
  • Support Lead SMR developer on preliminary safety reviews, HAZOP reviews, Optioneering and Reactor Island and Turbine Island system interface requirements reviews.



Your Background: 

Good experience in similar roles with specific emphasis on FEED through to detailed design and EPC.

Site operational and installation experience on Turbine plants or NPP projects

Experienced in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams

Appreciation of CDM and construction processes

Appreciation of Quality Assurance standards and processes

Able to define steam turbine water and steam cycle modelling outcomes and oversee work undertaken

Ability to define budgets/work programmes for complete design project life cycles e.g. requirements capture, concept design and detailed design.

Proven ability to develop high quality engineering solutions associated with Good understanding of relevant Regulations, ONR, Environment Agency and HSE

Systems Engineering awareness

Experience in managing sub-contractors

CEng in a relevant discipline

SC Clearance or capable of achieving it