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Principal Structural Engineer - Nuclear

Location: Westlakes Science & Technology Park
Company: AECOM
Hours: Full time
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Join AECOM’s Nuclear Power and Decommissioning team to help us respond to the world’s energy challenges. We offer the opportunity to work with a diverse pool of industry-leading clients, to learn from global experts, to be part of an inclusive and diverse workforce and to receive a range of fantastic benefits.

In our established Nuclear teams in Warrington and Cumbria, we are looking for an experienced Structural Engineer, ideally with experience of working within the nuclear sector, or other regulated and quality assured system to work on some of the most high-profile nuclear power stations in Europe.

AECOM is helping our clients deliver safe and sustainable energy to populations across the globe. Our nuclear power team are part of this solution, providing technical services that span across the whole nuclear fuel life cycle, from inception to decommissioning.

The successful Principal Engineer candidate will ideally have experience of working within the Nuclear Sector, new build and decommissioning projects, in roles reliant upon professional engineering expertise and judgement. You may also have a record of successful delivery, including positions influencing professional engineers in the definition, implementation and delivery of engineering work packages.

Minimum Requirements

  • Civil / Structural Engineering Degree, or equivalent.

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) (MICE or MIStrucE)

  • Have a working knowledge of European and American Standards.

  • Meet the requirements for security clearance in the UK.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferably able to demonstrate a working knowledge of seismic/numerical modelling including finite element analysis.

  • Previous experience of mentorship and direction of technicians, graduates and near Chartership members of design team would be advantageous.

  • Ability to provide strategic guidance based on knowledge and experience of projects across a portfolio to inform and direct projects and programmes.

  • Ability to provide leadership in a key area within an engineering function and act as a custodian of resource and expertise.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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