Project Engineer - Sellafield

Careys have been delivering packages of work on the Sellafield project for over 2 years, including the main civils works (substructure and superstructure concrete) for the construction of the SIXEP Continuity Plant. Our dedicated team have vast experience in delivering complex energy projects throughout the UK and Ireland.

Sellafield, Cumbria

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The Role

As Project Engineer, you will act as a technical and operational advisor on the project, providing value engineering expertise in working closely with the Project and Construction Managers whilst coaching/mentoring Engineers at all levels (there are currently 4 other Engineers on the project – 1 Senior, 1 Engineer and x2 Graduates).

Responsibilities include;

  • HSES: Solid understanding, practice and promotion of HSSQ policies and procedures, in alignment with the Safe Home Every Day (SHED) programme. Support the team to develop risk assessments and RAMS.
  • Project & Team Management: Manage multiple sub-contract packages; leading, mentoring and developing the project’s engineering team; Assisting the Project Manager.
  • Engineering Systems, Controls & Methods: Enable efficient procurement of materials, plant and subcontractors; IRS production and monitoring; Propose innovations in surveying techniques and methods.
  • Temporary/Permanent Works Design & Co-ordination: TWC capability; Design management/co-ordination, interfacing with our in-house design team, consultants and PC.
  • Construction Methodology: Produce and suggest improvements to construction methodology/value engineering
  • Programming, Planning & Commercial: Developing ability to produce, maintain and report on programme of works; Commercial support and developing understanding on cost reviews, pricing variations, NCRs and remedial processes.
  • Quality Management: ITPs, NCR, RFI, As-built management etc

About You

As a Project Engineer you have a flair for technical complexity and detail, coupled with a core motivation to engage with, communicate, innovate and inspire the teams around you.

  • This role would suit both experienced Project Engineers and Senior Engineers ready to take the next step
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a P4 pass and successfully complete D&A and DBS checks
  • A track record of delivering Large RC Civils and RC frame projects would be an advantage
  • Qualification in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Structural Engineering to HNC level or above
  • We are ideally looking to engage a local Engineer, however, accommodation could be provided if non-local


  • 47.5hour week - Monday to Friday.
  • Competitive salary and benefits inc. pension and healthcare.
  • 26 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays.
  • Optional Benefits via 'My Perks': Dining Card, Gym Membership, Cycle to Work, Holiday Trading (buy or sell up to 4 days), Health Cash Plan, Dental and Critical Illness Insurance, Partner Life Assurance, Car Leasing and Discounts & Cashback.
  • Life assurance.
  • 1 paid day for volunteering activity.
  • Private, family business with a strong social purpose and respectful culture.
  • You’ll be joining a social team with a wealth of knowledge to learn from!

The Carey Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

How to Apply

To apply, or for further information, please contact Emma Woodall (Resourcing Partner) at

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