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Senior Mechanical (HVAC) Engineer

  • Job reference: EN-002868
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power
  • Location: Bristol
Do you want to be part of the latest Atkins project and work in the heart of the nuclear new build industry? Are you a qualified engineer with exceptional relationship building skills and thrive in an exciting projects environment on a global platform? This could be the ideal opportunity for you to join the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancy.
 
About the Team
 
Following our recent major wins across the Nuclear New Build Market, SNC-Lavalin are now poised play a key role in the development of the design of the next generation of Nuclear Power Stations.  We are therefore seeking individuals to join us in delivering key facilities, systems and components across the full spectrum of the power station.
 
As part of our Nuclear New Build business, our team specialises in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities that exist across the board, from technical leadership to project management. With existing relationships with the major operators in the nuclear sector, we offer a stimulating variety of work, within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of new nuclear build.
 
You will be based in Bristol, in one our largest UK offices with a diverse mix of people from all around the world. Whilst your office base will be in Bristol, flexibility in work location is a must – from time to time our clients do call on our team to deliver work from their sites.
 
What you’ll be doing

Working within our Power New Build business in Bristol, you will be an integral part of the delivery of engineering solutions in the Nuclear Energy Sector.
You’ll be responsible for the design, optioneering, analysis and assessment of HVAC and Mechanical Process systems, which can be stand-alone technical tasks or part of large multi-disciplinary projects. Working closely with our clients, you’ll be consulting with them to develop a full understanding of their project requirements, delivering cost effective and innovative solutions.
You’ll also take the lead on projects – co-ordinating the team and mentoring others.


You’ll need to have

You will enjoy approaching things in different ways to find the best possible fit – you like making improvements and consider different approaches, trying to find the best approach to fit whatever is the current context.
 
Building strong and trusted relationships is a key part of this role. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices. You’ll be client focused – being able to interface with clients, understand their needs and convert opportunities into successful workstreams.
 
Along with building excellent relationships with our clients, you’ll also be able to build excellent relationships within the team, being able to lead a team within a project, be a line manager, and mentor others. You’ll also have the ability to work individually or in multi-disciplinary teams
 
In addition to having strong communications and problem solving skills, you will be able to demonstrate the following:
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services;
• Chartered Member of the IMechE, CIBSE or ASHRAE;
• Proven design experience, including optioneering, concept and detailed design and experience supporting construction and commissioning phases.
• Strong technical background, with the ability to design HVAC systems using relevant UK and international codes/standards
• An appropriate level of relevant industrial experience- in the absence of power or nuclear industry specific experience, we would require experience of work associated with a highly regulated industry (e.g. Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Water);
• Experience of BIM and coordination of MEP services would be an advantage
• Experience of owning and delivering engineering projects individually or within teams of professional staff.
• The ability to speak French, Japanese or Chinese would be an added bonus.
 
About us
 
We are one of the world’s foremost engineering and design consultancies, operating in most regions of the world, and in virtually every market. Choosing to work for Atkins will provide you with the opportunity to engage on some of the most exciting engineering challenges of our time. Together with our rewarding and flexible packages, you’ll have the perfect balance to bring your personal and career goals to fruition.
 
This is an exciting time for us, we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our services in the Nuclear and Power New Build sector in the UK. As part of a larger SNC Lavalin global business, there will be opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across all our clients and also for international travel.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.
 
Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.
 
We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.
 
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
 
If applying to this role please do not refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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