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Senior Design Engineer

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Job Purpose

Execute the design of baseline modifications and design basis control and maintenance. Implement effective configuration control of design output documents (i.e., specifications, calculations, drawings, test requirements, and procedures) for the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) as per the regulatory requirements, operating policies and principles, nuclear standards for nuclear safety, industrial safety, and environmental protection, to ensure overall Design Change objectives are achieved.

Design Engineering
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Develop permanent design modifications, including business cases and cost benefit analyses, to plant systems, components, and structures to maintain and improve plant reliability and safety.
•Lead small or emergent modifications projects to support improved reliability and efficiency in the plants.
•Provide support in the management of functional locations and equipment master database to ensure accurate plant records for safety and maintainability.
•Provide support to the configuration management process to keep the plant in configuration control.
•Prepare or perform acceptance reviews of design changes packages and support the design change committee to keep modifications prioritized and well communicated.
•Support the unit start-up test, Power Ascension Test (PAT), to identify any possible engineering issues.
•Verify engineering documents and data to maintain accurate and useful records.
•Create plant equipment and process set point lists, keep it current and support additional analysis as required.
•Develop cost-effective design change packages, in accordance with defined standards and procedures, when required to improve plant, system or equipment performance.
•Provide technical support to operations, maintenance, engineering, and other plant or central organizations as required to solve technical issues.
•Identify and respond to issues via the corrective action and work management processes to support safe, reliable operation.
•Provide support in the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) operational peer reviews to align to industrial best practices.
•Identify potential cyber-security items to the Cyber-Security Action team within I&C Design Engineering to ensure the items' proper evaluation.
•Perform Design seismic qualification reviews and specification development to ensure consistency with seismic program requirements
•Perform the Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR) change impact assessment to ensure that design changes consistent with the requirements of the FSAR
•Execute the Structural Monitoring Program to ensure that current conditions are well understood in support of long-term operation and maintenance decisions (For Civil Design Only).
•Perform technical reviews and analysis of proposed software configuration management change items to track and control versions of application programs used for BNPP operation, design and analysis (For I&C Design Only).

Staff Training and Qualification
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Provide feedback on training program effectiveness using operator performance evaluation to enhance the quality of the training and qualification program.
•Participate in training to equip necessary technical knowledge and skills.

Outage and Emergency Response Organization (ERO) Support
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Support outage and/or the ERO, as assigned, to ensure safe, reliable and continued operations; this may require shift work/off hours support.

The incumbent is expected to perform standard activities as per attachments 4 & 5 in the Job Description procedure (relating to Health, Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity, People Management, Excellence and Quality Management




•Bachelors Degree or Diploma (or Equivalent) Degree in Engineering or related Science.
•5 years of relevant experience, out of which:
- 1 year of Nuclear Power Plant engineering experience.

•Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with APR-1400 or OPR-1000 maintenance and engineering experience.