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8 months ago
Amec Foster Wheeler
Location: Warrington
Job type: Permanent
Category: Systems Engineering Jobs
Title : Senior Control and Instrumentation (C&I) Consultant
Requisition ID :2018-27825
Work Location :GB-Cheshire-Warrington
Department / Discipline : Engineering - Systems
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Want to play a vital role in defence and civil nuclear programmes in the UK, and want to apply cyber security principles to safety-related control & instrumentation systems?

Then this is the opportunity for you.

About Wood Nuclear:

Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Wood provides a range of services in support of safe, available and affordable nuclear propulsion for the current Vanguard Class SSBN fleet and the Trafalgar Class and Astute Class SSN hunter/killer fleets, as well as supporting the design and development of the Dreadnought Class, the next generation of SSBN submarines.

Wood is looking for a full time Senior Control and Instrumentation (C&I) Consultant with expertise in cyber security as applied to safety-related control and instrumentation systems, to join our Control, Instrumentation and Electrical (CI&E) team based at Wood's Warrington office in Cheshire.

This role provides a diverse and exciting range of opportunities to support the UK submarine programme from concept design through service and refits, to ensure a continuous at-sea deterrent.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Providing formal independent nuclear safety and technical assessment and advice of documents relating to nuclear reactor control and instrumentation (C&I) systems, including cyber security issues, documenting the results in formal letters, and presenting the results to safety and technical committees

* Representing Wood at safety and technical meetings with clients and other contractors

* Applying C&I knowledge, skills and experience to other projects being carried out by Wood.

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications

* Professional Institution accredited Degree or Post Graduate qualification in a relevant engineering, computing or scientific discipline. C Eng is preferable.
* Experience of developing or reviewing safety critical C&I systems, including issues related to cyber security
* An ability to understand and deliberate on complex technical and safety arguments clearly and concisely, based upon mature knowledge and understanding.
* Developed communication skills both written and oral.
* Good interpersonal skills, to work as part of a team.
* A willingness to travel if required for an individual project.
* A knowledge of submarine propulsions systems or civil nuclear control systems would be an advantage.
* It is essential that anyone interested is, or can be, Security Cleared and is a UK national.

You will have skills and technical experience in some of the following areas:-

* Experience of relevant safety standards
* Understanding of nuclear safety case requirements, including knowledge of the Office for Nuclear Regulation’s (ONR) Safety Assessment Principles (SAPs) and Technical Assessment Guides (TAGs) would be an advantage
* Experience of working with software used in safety or mission critical applications

What do you get?

As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:

For you:

* A competitive reward package
* Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
* Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
* International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities.
* For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
* To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

For our communities:

* We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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