Facility Engineer

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 18 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Facility Engineer for 18 months. The role is located in Aldermaston and requires 3 days per week onsite. Core Day to Day Duties • Mechanical engineering • A lot of shortfall fixes • A ‘doer’ • Reviews of safety •...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.04.2024

Managing consultant

Gamal Clarke

Quote ref: 5773/76175

Quote ref: 5773/76175

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Facility Engineer for 18 months. The role is located in Aldermaston and requires 3 days per week onsite.  

 

Core Day to Day Duties  

• Mechanical engineering  

• A lot of shortfall fixes  

• A ‘doer’  

• Reviews of safety  

• Risk management  

• Hazard IDs  

• Mitigate  

• Justification  

• Fixes  

• Updates to maintenance  

• Deep dive into what is happening  

• Documentation  

• Initial risk assessments  

• Progress meetings  

• Updates  

• Shortfall actions  

• Reviewing shortfalls  

• Facility visits (may occasionally include Burghfield)  

• Follow due process  

 

Key part of role:  

• Safety Cases  

o Documents covering risk assessment for a facility. Figure out what to do to make it better.  

o Nuclear background may have something similar; safety reviews, hazardous reviews

Requirements

• DV (Developed Vetting)  

• HNC with suitable additional experience to Incorporated Engineer equivalent level.  

• Membership of an engineering institution.  

• A ‘doer’ rather than a manager  

• Understand what a safety case is.  

o Safety case is a key phrase. Equivalents from other companies may be safety reviews, risk management on hazardous situations.  

o Good screening question “What’s your safety case experience”.  

• Engineering background  

• Nuclear background/experience highly desirable  

• RAF/Defence background may provide transferable skills.  

• Technical rather than management bias  

• Maintenance experience  

• Shortfall fixes/breakdown assessments  

• On call breakdown checks  

• Substantiation  

• Compliance assessments  

• there is no preference regarding their field of engineering. Mechanical, electrical, C&I, Civil, all ok, they are looking across all fields, as long as there is an engineering background.

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