Senior Project Engineer / Design Authority / Safety Case / QA-QC

Last Updated: 1st August 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level


Multi-discipline experience covering Mechanical, C&I and Civil, encompassing the majority of nuclear plant life-cycle from Design, Construction, Commissioning, Maintenance, Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste; with 30 years nuclear engineering experience in project delivery, safety engineering, quality, and regulatory compliance.

Experience of complex safety critical processes and design authority, commercially aware, with strong quality and project delivery background.

Reactor types: PWR 9+yrs., AGR 11+ yrs., Magnox 6+ yrs.

Specific nuclear plants include:
• Construction and commissioning of AGR and PWR
• Outage and construction projects on Magnox, AGR and PWR
• Nuclear New Build (PWR)
• Large Steam Turbines (660MW), shutdown maintenance & installation
• Design and HAZOP of Nuclear Submarine refuelling facilities
• Low Level Radioactive Waste Management LLWR DGF (Drigg) encapsulation operations
• Initial Decommissioning of Windscale Pile chimney B6
• Magnox decommissioning
• UK nuclear life extension investment delivery projects
• Petro-chemical process plant – FEED/EPC
• Cryogenic process plant – manufacture fabrication/delivery
• Aerospace – military high performance jets, operation & maintenance
Experience in:
• Safety Cases, HAZOP and Safety Engineering
• Front End Engineering Design (FEED)
• Construction and Commissioning
• Developing Procedures, Quality Plans, Inspection & Test Plans, etc.
• Tender Specifications and Vendor Assessments
• Multi-Attribute Decision Analysis (MADA), Optioneering studies, etc.
• Surveillance of manufacturing facilities, inspection and Factory Acceptance Testing
Working knowledge of:
• Safety Cases
• Design Authority
• Quality Management / QA Lead
• Project Management and Project Controls, front end loading, gate process etc.
• Obsolescence management, mitigation and Counterfeit goods
• Explosive and energetic materials
Post grad diplomas in:
• Operational Safety Engineering (distinction), including Strategic Safety Management
• Nuclear Engineering Systems
• Project Management
• Environmental decision making, risk assessment and land remediation

Highest nuclear qualification MSc – see CV for details

Pre-nuclear background – Military Service (UK & overseas)
Formal Royal Air Force Apprenticeship - Maintaining and repairing high performance supersonic jet-fighters, multi-disciplined aircraft technician on complex safety critical systems with 13 years military aerospace experience, including apprenticeship. Operation, maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair of complex electro-mechanical systems.


Magnox / Nuclear Associates
Nominated Responsible Engineer / Project / Safety Case / QA

   Apr 2016
— Current

Maintaining design control as Nominated Responsible Engineer delivering construction projects supporting nuclear decommissioning. Engaged in design specification, manufacturing, FAT, and commissioning for ILW projects supporting radioactive waste retrieval and conditioning. Author Verifier for Safety Cases and supporting references.