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CS&A Senior Technician

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 21st October
Location: Warrington
Salary/Rate: £26 - £34
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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CS&A Senior Technician


12 months

Rate: £35 - 45 p/h (limited) / £26.60 - £34.07 p/h (PAYE)

Clearance: BPSS

To be part of a multidisciplinary team undertaking preliminary and detailed design of nuclear facilities. The design responsibility will include decommissioning and new build projects. The projects undertaken will principally be in relation to building fabric, structures and infrastructure associated with process, CE&I and mechanical handling equipment. To provide lead on building construction / fabric.

Main Objectives

  • To contribute to the development of the CS&A capability.
  • To contribute to the architectural aspect of CS&A.
  • To contribute to the modelling performance.
  • The individual should be competent in the use of presentation software such as Navisworks. Ideally, be able to carry out animations.
  • The individual will be able to demonstrate an understanding of BIM and will have an in depth experience in the implementation of this technology.
  • The individual will be able to carry out architectural tasks such as planning and detailing.
  • The individual will need to be able to manage their own outputs and develop their own programmes to suit the business requirements and guidelines provided.
  • This is a senior post and the suitable individual will be able to meet and negotiate with clients, project stake holders, management and multidisciplinary design teams.
  • The individual will demonstrate a clear understanding of, and experience in, the use of Revit.
  • The suitable person will have a high level of communication skills and work with limited supervision.
  • The individual must to be able to support the process of Design Coordination and Collaboration.
  • The individual must have a proven record of delivering design / detailing solutions.
  • The individual will be prepared and able to embrace and contribute to an innovative approach to design and construction.
  • The individual will have a good understanding of fire safety legislation and have a positive approach to good practice design to ensure fire safety.
  • The individual will have a clear understanding of the Building Regulations in relation to the delivery of building projects.

Key Areas for the role

  • Producing, reviewing, verifying and checking technical proposals.
  • Contributing to the multidisciplinary design coordination process.
  • Ensure that Design Coordination is utilised to promote a "right first time" project delivery.
  • Assessing and promoting approaches where innovation can be used to deliver project economies.
  • Ensuring that Collaboration and technical solutions take full cognisance of all relevant requirements such as security, legislation and the principles of CDM.
  • Safety is of paramount importance in the nuclear industry and all employees must take full account of this.
  • Security is of high importance in the nuclear industry and all employees must manage this criteria effectively and take account of ONR guidance. Guidance will be given within the CS&A team.
  • Feeding back lessons learnt for use on other projects and constantly reviewing the project delivery.
  • Supporting senior engineers / technical specialists within a multi discipline teams and assisting the development of the collaborative working environment for the project.
  • Ensuring that adequate Reviewing, Verifying and Approval is undertaken on all deliverables.
  • Representing to our customers, regulatory and external bodies to the highest standards at all times.

Tasks & Responsibilities within the CS&A Function:

  • Preparing the designs of varying complexity, including relevant sketches, models and associated data, reports and other required engineering documentation.
  • The suitable applicant will have a flexible approach to work requirements and will be prepared to contribute to the business in any way that may be deemed appropriate and within their skillset.
  • Reviewing industry best practice for implementation of Digital Engineering and keeping up to date with all new developments.
  • Carry out reviews or specific checks of other engineers' work to provide Verification.
  • Accurately report on a periodic basis, specified by the Technical Lead on a project, the estimate to complete their assigned task.
  • Working with junior members of staff to support their training and development through identifying opportunities, mentoring and support on tasks.
  • Consider, act upon and record health, safety and environment issues at all stages of the design process.

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills

  • REVIT experience is essential, with a good knowledge of BIM and Navisworks
  • Need an architectural person of a senior level who is capable of designing buildings / layouts - Ideally experience in Industrial/commercial buildings rather than housing Demonstrate a suitable level of successful experience.
  • Member of a chartered body or of senior level of experience to demonstrate equivalence in terms of competence.
  • Experience in the nuclear industry or other safety or regulated industry is desirable but not essential.
  • This role is specifically for an architectural person who is capable of operating at a senior level with minimal supervision.
  • The candidate could be from an architectural technologist or an architectural technician background as long as they could meet the requirements in the job specification.
  • We may also consider an architect if they had the correct technical experience as per the role requirements.
  • The person would be capable of designing layouts to meet project requirements.
  • The person would be able to carry out construction detailing for basic architectural tasks such as cladding, roofing, scheduling.
  • The person would, ideally, be able to design a building. However, it is accepted that support may be required for this task.