We are looking to recruit a Technical Clerk to join our growing Requirements team working in our Warrington office. This is a great opportunity for the right person to join the team and support the delivery of engineering project across a range of contracts for different clients. The Technical Clerk – Requirements is an important role in assisting our team of engineers deliver complex projects. The contribution from the role will be to meet our customers’ needs by offering technical support in the development of equipment requirements/specifications and verification test plans. It will also assist in our growth strategy by enabling our engineers to seek out new work opportunities, delivering value for money to customers.
You will have experience of planning, costing, purchasing services and communicating with senior project engineers and managers, and clients. The successful candidate will demonstrate through interview that they are thorough, dependable, able to work as part of a team and be forward thinking in order to support busy technical staff.
The role will involve:
- Supporting the Team in the development of requirements and Verification and Validation (V&V) documentation, ensuring documents are constructed, managed and configured;
- Collection, analysis and population of data to support the development of requirements and V&V documents;
- Support client-facing meetings and workshops, assisting requirements engineers in the elicitation of stakeholder information necessary to construct the documents;
- Providing professional project management support to ensure that projects are configured, coordinated and monitored, supporting project managers in delivering to time, cost and quality;
- Documentation management and control within projects;
- Checking and verification of technical documentation, and managing project Quality Control to ensure adherence to the company Quality Management System.
The Technical Clerk – Requirements will work from the company Warrington office and off-site at customer premises in the local area. Occasional travel to other locations will be necessary. The successful applicant will be working on a range of projects and may be involved in work related to nuclear decommissioning, Defence equipment procurement, energy generation and distribution and rail transport. Training in requirements management software will be given. The role will be accountable to the Requirements Group Leader, who will undertake formal line management duties, through the Warrington Team Leader who will oversee work and resourcing responsibilities.
The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:
- An engineering or technical background;
- A minimum of ‘A’ level education with good passes, or an equivalent technical education;
- Competent in the use of MS Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
- Able to demonstrate ‘systems thinking’ within a Systems Engineering context;
- Adaptability, able to work across a range of tasks managing time effectively to support a team;
- Prepared to work in the office, offsite at nearby customer sites, and to conduct work and training at other Frazer-Nash locations if necessary;
- An ability to assist with the solving of technical challenges;
- An ability to write and review detailed engineering documentation to a standard suitable for delivery to a customer;
- You will be challenged to contribute and support successful project delivery in a variety of ways. This position has some client facing aspects, so you should be able to show good customer relationship-management skills, and present a professional attitude and outlook when dealing with other companies and organisations.
- Must be able to achieve UK MOD SC Security Clearance.
It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:
- Experience in the nuclear energy field, including nuclear decommissioning;
- Experience of assisting in the management of projects, including the use of MS Project
We provide our people with an excellent benefits package that comprises:
- Competitive salary
- 25 days' holiday entitlement
- Holiday sale and purchase scheme
- Company pension scheme
- Targeted professional development
- Life assurance
- Private healthcare membership
- Bonus scheme linked into company performance
- Paid membership fees to a professional institution
- Support in attaining professional membership
- Cycle to work scheme
- Share purchase scheme
- Flexible start and finish time
- Season rail ticket loan