Chief Engineer - Strategic Infrastructure

14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a national market leader in the fields of marine defence and nuclear engineering, and is the UK's leading maritime support business. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product.

In order to deliver a high-value programme requirement a number of new roles have been created to support strategic infrastructure projects. The Chief Engineer role is focussed on technical governance of the designs in order to provide assurance to the Head of Engineering on all aspects of design and safety. A number of supporting Assistant Chief Engineer posts are focussed on nuclear reactor systems / nuclear safety and facility design aspects respectively.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities will include:

Technical governance of strategic infrastructure design & safety outputs
Assure compliance with client design and nuclear safety processes and design standards
Review and develop design process and standards
Authority for approval of design.

Skills and Qualifications

We are looking for Suitably Qualified & Experienced Personnel (SQEP) to undertake the Chief Engineer position. With an engineering or science degree ideally you will be a chartered engineer and preferably operating at Fellow level. You must have a demonstrable technical capability complemented by an appetite for managing and delivering complex problems across the range of engineering disciplines and technologies in a highly regulated environment; experience of working in the nuclear industry would also be advantageous. This significant programme of work will mean that although the role is based in Plymouth travel is essential and you will need to have the ability to work flexibly.

Job Title: Chief Engineer Strategic Infrastructure
Location Plymouth, Devon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Please Get In Touch
Job ID:LF/HQ 12790

There are several similar opportunities available at this level, so if you feel your CV is relevant please do submit it for consideration.


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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