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Chief Engineer

United Kingdom, Plymouth, South West England

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Chief Engineer

LOCATION: Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth

RATE: £35.00 - £45.00 per hour


My client is one of the UK's leading engineering solution providers based at Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport, the largest Naval Dockyard in North West Europe which employs in the region of 5,500 people. This is one of the three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy. They supply naval base support functions for the Ministry of Defence delivering critical in-service support and deep maintenance for the UK's military estate.


- Qualified to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
- Chartered Engineer or CEng Fellow
- Experienced in the design and substantiation of complex Nuclear infrastructure projects
- Able to provide senior-level engineering leadership
- Design of nuclear steam raising plant and substantiation of nuclear safety case Class 1 engineering
- Working within strict regulatory environments (safety, quality and security)


Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.


Part of the Head of Engineering's core team, you will be a key player in the Strategic Infrastructure Design Authority. The Chief Engineer and Assistant Chief Engineer will provide technical assurance on all projects.

Key duties
- Provide technical governance for the design and safety outputs on all major infrastructure projects.
- Lead in the development of design and nuclear safety processes and standards and assure compliance in their application.
- Provide independent technical support to the Head of Engineering and support the interface with the Office for Nuclear Regulation. Read More

Further Details

Nuclear and Defence
Ref: 698949

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