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Senior Process Engineer

Amec Foster Wheeler

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Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Process Engineer with extensive experience in the nuclear industry to join our Decommissioning business. This role will be based in our Birchwood office in the North West of the UK but there will be a need for periodic visits to client sites, as projects require.

The Decommissioning business provides a mixture of high added value consultancy, engineering and project management support, and delivery of EPC projects, to major clients in the UK and Overseas across both the civil nuclear and defence industries, including Dounreay, Sellafield Limited, Urenco and Magnox. We are proud to have supported these clients for many years, and our partnering arrangements will enable us to sustain and enhance this support in the long-term. We also deliver a number of projects for other private companies and academia needing decommissioning solutions.

The successful candidate will support the engineering manager with the management, direction and coordination of the Project Engineering work and interrelation with Project discipline teams. The Senior Process Engineer is also responsible for implementing Engineering Procedures and maintaining the required standards of technical quality in the project work.

Your responsibilities will be supporting various and diverse nuclear clients providing Front End Engineering Design through to full life cycle project requirements including:

+ Waste retrieval and treatment

+ Decommissioning projects

+ POCO and care and maintenance projects

+ Technical assessment

+ Key discipline contributor in Feasibility and Optioneering Studies.

+ Hazard Identification Studies.

+ Process Design Development.

+ Production and Checking of process deliverables including:

+ Process flow sheets,

+ PFDs / P&IDs,

+ Datasheets and underpinning calculations

+ Basis of Design,

+ Process Descriptions etc.

+ Development and Mentoring of younger engineers (graduates and early career engineers)


+ Significant experience in an engineering design capacity

+ Demonstrable design experience in a highly regulated environment, preferably in the nuclear industry

+ Demonstrable Experience in a similar role.

+ Degree Qualified as a minimum

+ Ideally will hold a Masters or equivalent, and hold Chartered Engineer status with the IChemE

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 countries 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.

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. www.woodplc.com?

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.

Requisition ID: 2019-61894

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.amecfw.com/

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