Senior Facility Engineer - Control & Instrumentation

  • Job Reference: R23115
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £47,690 to £67,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Allowances
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE is currently recruiting for a Senior Facility Engineer - Control & Instrumentation (Plant and Building Services) to deliver and lead professional engineering services, to enable the Principal Asset Engineer in fulfilment of the strategy for the upkeep of all assets and equipment AWE needs in order to deliver the Programme.

Location: Aldermaston, Berkshire

Package: £47,690 - £67,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience) + Allowances

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with a generous 270 hours (including Bank Holidays) of annual leave

  • 9 day working fortnight - every other Friday off and possibility of flexible working hours (role dependent)

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (up to 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Relocation assistance (terms & conditions apply)

What you'll be doing:

  • Applying expertise in C&I building services and associated plant to deliver engineered solutions within the operational lifecycle phase

  • Produce modification packages, manage configured plant changes, and act as intelligent client in acquiring or specifying engineering services or products to a high standard

  • Identify and escalate business risk or opportunities arising from the condition of engineered systems and structures in the interests of safety, regulatory compliance, quality, and reliability

  • Take ownership of engineering issues or opportunities. Plan, manage, and collaborate to deliver sound, safe solutions to enable delivery of the programme and our obligations to society

  • Provide advice, guidance, progress reports, and supporting documentation (or review) to stakeholders including Senior Leadership, Operations Management, Process Owners, Operators, Maintainers, and Occupants

  • Adherence to Company Management System requirements, relevant Technical Standards & Legislation, and business controls. Professional, ethical, and courteous conduct

  • Applying Maintenance & Reliability Principles; enact as directed by planning, output from Failure Modes & Effects Analysis. Analyse relevant metrics and contribute to Key Performance Indicators and other reporting as required. Assist in Reliability Centred Maintenance planning and perform Root Cause Analysis

  • Opportunity to undertake compensated and non-compensated secondary roles providing various support capabilities

This role will give you the chance to work for one of the area's largest employers where you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise whilst making a direct and visible contribution to the successful running of our business.

We are particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience in some, or all of the following:

  • C&I building services (BMS, HVAC, SCADA, etc.) and industrial processes with good awareness of associated mechanical & control systems

  • A good awareness of relevant legislation, supporting ACOP, best practice, and common industry standards

  • Experience within the higher hazard / regulated industries (e.g. nuclear, petro-chem, pharma etc.)

  • Membership of an accredited engineering institution and/or Incorporated Engineer or equivalent

  • Previous experience as an installer or maintainer likely beneficial, although this role is more akin to consultancy services in lieu of hands on technical tasks

We would love to hear from individuals with a minimum qualification L4 NQF (HNC) with suitable additional experience (a degree in an engineering discipline desirable), who are looking to further their career in a company that can offer superb training and development opportunities.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.