Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: PSR1JP00076992
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Public Sector Resourcing
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 month

Job Description

Project Engineer (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 12 Months

Contracting Authority: NRS (formerly known as Magnox)

Location: Dungeness – 4 day working week on site

PSR is working with NRS (formerly known as Magnox) to identify the most talented people on the market. NRS is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our challenging mission, where we are responsible for the delivery of value for money decommissioning and restoration of nuclear sites, ensuring all our futures are safe, secure and sustainable. To deliver our commitment, we need people like you who want to perform at an industry leading standard and be part of a team that continues to develop, innovate, and even exceed our greatest achievements.

At NRS, we understand, and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment, and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace. Without this approach, we wouldn't be in the position that we are now, being able to safeguard and secure the future of our organisation.

As a Project Engineer, your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Identify project functional requirements and stakeholder needs for assigned project.
  • Contribute to production of Project Execution Plan including design, safety case and commissioning strategies.
  • Support project optioneering process.
  • Develop concept design and fit for purpose engineering solution for projects
  • Produce and/or approve project technical specifications.
  • Manage detailed design activities in accordance with design authority standards.
  • Prepare modification proposals as required, acting as a Nominated Responsible Engineer where appointed.
  • Carry out technical assessment/approval of contractors work instructions/method statements/risk assessments.
  • Provide technical supervision of construction/deconstruction activities to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • Approve as built drawings.
  • Specify and provide technical supervision of commissioning and/or decommissioning.


You’ll have:

  • Appropriate HNC, degree or National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 5/6
  • Experience in a practicing disciplined Engineering role (Mechanical, Electrical, C & I or Civil) on industrial plant
  • Experience of nuclear and/or conventional project engineering
  • Understanding of relevant Company and/or national engineering standards
  • Good knowledge of CDM regulations

If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or get in touch with



Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, NRS guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

NRS is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all veterans or spouses / partners of military personnel who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates / military spouses or partners, who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

If you qualify for the above, please notify us on

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.

In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.

Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.