Power & Nuclear - Discipline Lead Engineer - Piping (DLE) - Warrington

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  • Sector:

    Power & Nuclear

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Contact:

    Jamie Osborne

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    End Of Project - 2023

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Discipline Lead Engineer - Piping (DLE)

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Our Client has a requirement for a Discipline Lead Engineer - Piping (DLE), who will be required to work on a contract basis in Warrington.


Job Purpose:

The project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable the conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Project.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • The role reports to the Deputy Senior Engineering Manager / Assurance Lead
  • To support the Piping Engineering function in adopting a pragmatic approach to the Piping engineering design and the standardisation of designs across the plant.
  • Support assurance activities within the detail design, construction and commissioning phases including preparing for and chairing System, Assist and Readiness Reviews, reviewing design packages prior to issue for review with the Employer, help in assessing comments and ensuring the lessons learnt are fed back and used by the project’s engineering team.
  • To provide advice and guidance to the Piping Lead Engineer on compliance with relevant legal requirements, standards, European and British Standards, non-European standards and project procedures.
  • To coordinate the production of common Piping Technical Specifications across all areas and to liaise with the Piping Intelligent Customer (IC) to ensure the Piping design aligns with the project's‘ Fit for Purpose’ design philosophy and the IC’s expectations.
  • Support the coordination and closeout of Technical Change by progressing and responding to DCP, TQs PPs and Concessions.


Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Hold a minimum HND or equivalent (Essential)
  • Degree Qualified, Chartered Engineer (Preferable)
  • Have 15yrs (preferable) demonstrable experience in delivering nuclear Piping design in a similar role/environment, with recent relevant exposure to working in the nuclear industry.
  • Demonstrable experience in the leadership and direction of others to deliver Piping Design and Plant Layout.
  • Experience of being a Piping technical lead supporting client project delivery:
    • Familiar with Piping deliverables
    • Familiar with a pragmatic approach to the application of applicable standards and practices.
    • Proven understanding of Pipe Specifications
    • Experience in leading piping teams containing engineers, designers and pipe stress analysts.
    • Control of schedule and manhour budgets
    • Liaison with technical specialists within the JV parent companies
    • Working knowledge of standards and procedures.
    • Knowledge of PDMS / NavisWorks
    • Knowledge of CAESAR 2 software
  • Experience in interrogating design in the context of assuring its fitness for purpose with respect to the design process, rigour and functionality.
  • Experience in working with a client organisation to ensure a collaborative approach to design assurance.
  • A self-starter with good communication, analytical and team working skills.
  • Ability to chair and control meetings.


At Talascend we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Discipline Lead Engineer - Piping (DLE) looking for new employment.