Surveillance Team Leader
Surveillance Team Leader
Hinkley Point C
Up To £565/day PAYE
Job Purpose / Overview
The Nuclear Island Surveillance Team Leader (NISTL) will manage mechanical surveillance activities within the Nuclear Island of HPC, that is to say the reactor itself as well as supporting and safeguard systems. They will be embedded in the wider construction surveillance team and will work with other surveillance team leaders to formulate and define procedures and strategies. In addition, the NISTL will manage and coordinate a team responsible for surveillance associated with demonstrating pressure compliance.
The NISTL may be required to take on the role of NEC Supervisor for one or more contracts. To discharge the role requires a range of technical skills and competences, management and communication skills, construction awareness and knowledge of various EDF Standard Project Procedures and Safety Procedures.
The successful candidate will have a broad background in quality surveillance and fabrication in a highly regulated industry, particularly focused on welding fabrication, associated activities such as Non- Destructive Testing and heat treatment, and compliance with pressure regulations.
The NEC Supervisor has responsibility for all the duties of the role as described under the NEC contract. This responsibility extends to all construction and related activities, reporting to the Site Quality Control Lead and includes collaboration with the site wide quality surveillance teams, commercial management, programming and planning, monitoring, client liaison and staff management.
As the NISTL for the Nuclear Island the position will report to the Site Quality Control Lead. They will have a number of direct reports and will input into site wide management issues and a high level of interaction and coordination with other operational members of the site wide team will be required.
The NISTL will:
- Act in the interest of HPC as a nuclear site licensee and principal contractor: Working with contractors and other members of the delivery and technical organisations to deliver work right first time, on time, every
- Recruit and maintain a suitable qualified team of Superintendents and field inspectors, ensuring that team develops the relevant skills, qualification and training for project
- Coordinate the work of Superintendents and field inspectors to minimise overlap and maximise efficiency, targeting project resources where they have the most added
- Ensure a clear view of forward activities, managing medium and long-term resourcing plans in conjunction with the Site Quality Control Lead and other Inspection Team
- Proactively communicate with other site teams (H&S, Joint Design Office, project controls) and Delivery Managers to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well reported in a timely manner.
- Contribute information on their specific area to weekly and monthly reports, as well as issuing and maintaining Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Escalate relevant information which could affect quality, safety, schedule or cost
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience
The NISTL reports to the Site Quality Control Lead. The role is required to have broad knowledge of mechanical construction techniques with high technical expertise in welding and pressure compliance.
The NEC Supervisor will:
- Have the ability to build and manage a high performing team that continuously outperforms expectations and objectives
- Manage the strategic planning of the NISTL duties
- Possess excellent organisation and communication skills
- Posses the ability to develop and monitor robust programmes on complex multi- disciplinary projects and to implement remedial action if
- Ensure trade contractors and suppliers are resourced adequately to achieve the specified quality of the works
- Display a good working knowledge of commercial principles affecting construction matters
- Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports
The NISTL will have the following:
- Extensive experience in the delivery of large, complex projects with challenging requirements. Nuclear experience is particularly relevant although applicants with experience in other highly regulated environments may be
- Experience in the delivery of pressure equipment and pressure systems to relevant UK and EU legislation. In-depth knowledge of Pressure Systems Safety
- Experience of successfully completing high value works (£100M+) on similar sized complex projects (£1B+)
- Qualifications in mechanical engineering, metallurgy and/or a similar discipline with extensive experience of application to complex build
- Experience of operating in a high security
- Extensive experience and knowledge around the installation of piping systems and thick- section carbon and stainless
A working knowledge of weld inspection, weld engineering and non-destructive testing methods would be an advantage.
Further detail will be sent on receipt of application -
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