Our client an international engineering company, is seeking a Lead Engineer for Mechanical Auxiliary Systems.

Role description

This role is within the project team, supporting a major UK nuclear new build project.


  • Technical supervision / management of the auxiliaries’ suppliers (planning, reporting, RFI-TQ follow up, contract, MOM,…)
  • Review the deliverables issued by the auxiliaries’ suppliers and Ensure that these meet the technical and quality requirements of the Client.
  • Participate in the definition of the Project Baseline Schedule, and its ongoing development
  • Participate/contribute to the detailed design of the auxiliaries and their procurement process (technical selection, clarification)
  • Coordinate and manages the auxiliaries’ interfaces with the suppliers and the Client.
  • Participate in the definition of the objective budget, and its ongoing development
  • Liaise with the Project Finance Director in order to prepare financial forecasts
  • Liaise with and support the Contract Manager in your area of responsibility
  • Monitor, review and prepare proposed responses to the client’s General Communications and claims in your area of responsibility, in coordination with the Contract Manager
  • Prepare technical responses to variation requests from the Customer, including costings, and present them to the Project Change Committee.
  • Liaise with and support the Procurement Lead in procuring suppliers and handling any claims that may arise.
  • Coordinate with the Responsible Designer
  • Liaise with the erection, testing & commissioning team in order to prepare method statements and risk assessments.
  • To fulfil specified and implied occupational Health & Safety responsibilities by adherence to the requirements of the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Health & Safety Management Plans.

Essential skills

  • Degree in Engineering discipline
  • Understanding of Document Control procedures
  • Understanding of Control & Validation procedures
  • Understanding of Interface Management
  • Understanding of Change/Modification Management
  • Understanding of Non-Conformance Procedures
  • Understanding of Information System
  • Ability to understand a complex system
  • Ability to respect rules
  • Ability to manage change/modification
  • Ability to manage comments/punch lists
  • Ability to manage interface
  • Knowledge of general installation
  • Knowledge of layout
  • Knowledge of Electrical
  • Knowledge of Control and Instrumentation
  • Knowledge of Mechanical
  • Knowledge of process flow/P&I Diagrams
  • Knowledge of Qualification
  • Knowledge of calculations
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 nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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