Nuclear Engineer

£175 - £200 per day
South West
Contract (18 Month)

Overview / Responsibilities

In order to support the growth of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion business, We are seeking a skilled and experienced Nuclear Engineer to be based in our Bristol MoD Project Office.
As a Nuclear Engineer you will be working within an established yet growing team operating within our Consultancy & Defence Business, supporting the Ministry of Defence in the Nuclear Submarine Programme.

This role is ideal for a confident and ambitious Nuclear Engineer, several years into their career or a seasoned veteran.  Flexibility is absolutely key to the role and you will have the opportunity to apply your skills in a variety of submarine related applications.  You will enjoy a considerable degree of autonomy and be expected to do the right thing both technically and behaviourally in terms of acting as an ambassador for the company on client premises.  The role presents opportunities to develop “profile” and should be seen as providing a strong foundation for a rewarding career in the defence field or the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skill base further.

Role Responsibilities

To provide authoritative advice to MoD in support of their internal governance processes.
To act as a Subject Matter Expert in relevant technical areas, providing technical advice to MoD.
Representing us at external project and technical meetings with MoD and their contractors.
Identifying commercial opportunities and ensuring that appropriate follow-up actions are taken.
Maintaining and upholding codes of conduct and safety standards.

Skills / Qualifications

Experience within the naval nuclear propulsion programme and detailed knowledge of naval reactor plant.
Excellent communications and presentation skills.
Degree or equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline.
Ability to work across a range of tasks and liaise with stakeholders at all level
Hold or be working towards Chartered status.
Flexibility with the ability to travel as the demands of the role dictates.
Working knowledge of Safety Case construct and production.
Working knowledge of UK Regulatory systems and the organisations involved.
Hold or be working towards an appropriate Project Management Qualification.
A strong self-starter mentality, able to work confidently, often un-supervised.


Must be able to obtain SC clearance. 

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