For one of our clients, a nuclear new build company based in South West of UK, we are looking for an experienced Engineering manager with previous project related experience.

Role description

  • Managing engineering solutions in compliance with UK legal requirements.
  • Establishing, maintaining and communicating the engineering design programme, budget and work breakdown.
  • Identifying a comprehensive resource requirement for the engineering design of the project-to-budgetary targets.
  • Ensuring project personnel undertaking engineering design duties meet the requirement to be suitably qualified and experienced persons.
  • Coordinating engineering input into the project management and quality plan.
  • Integrating and coordinating the engineering design activities of all disciplines, departments and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the project.
  • Ensuring that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed to meet project requirements.
  • Ensuring design information requirements are coordinated and communicated to relevant parties.
  • Monitoring and reporting to relevant parties the quality of engineering across all disciplines
  • Ensuring timely documentation for all necessary approvals (including any required from external authorities).
  • Ensuring company requirements are incorporated into the design process including safety, quality, environmental, security and health.
  • Ensuring that designs are compliant with statutory requirements.


  • Leading the Engineering team and introducing best practice into engineering design and management delivery.
  • Assisting overall project delivery by the team.
  • Assisting continuous improvement of safety and programme.
  • Assisting staff development.
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with other authorities and organisations.
  • Supporting development of directorate policy and strategy.
  • Ensuring understanding and application of the company’s environment, health, safety, security and quality standards.

Essential skills

  • Relevant degree in an engineering discipline and ideally Chartered status
  • Previous Project management experience and/or qualification
  • Multidisciplinary Engineering management experience, including design compliance to UK legislation
  • Good understanding of technical standards and regulatory requirements within the UK nuclear industry
  • Understanding the influences of design and operation on the installation, commissioning and maintenance requirements of a regulated site
  • Experience with CDM regulations from the design perspective
  • Good technical and management skills, including problem solving and decision making
  • Strong communication skills , including aptitude for report, documentation and letter writing
  • Ability to obtain UK Security Clearance
  • Willingness to travel

Desired skills

  • Experience working with nuclear regulatory bodies and other external stakeholders would be a strong advantage
Published by Thomas Thor

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide them to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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