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Purpose & Role

To provide the coordination of the Engineering Function support activities, including the management of all aspects of engineering technical and information systems. Working directly under the supervision of the Head of Engineering Operations; responsible for overseeing and maintaining a dynamic knowledge base of technical solutions to ensure that the engineering infrastructure is as efficient and productive as possible.

Prime Responsibilities and Duties

  • To manage the engineering function information and technology services, including help desk support, training and development of Engineering and Projects teams.
  • To provide management of the current Solidworks installation or any future installation i.e. Autodesk InventorĀ® CAD, to ensure it is kept up to date and optimized for the business, working with the CAD resellers accordingly.
  • To provide constant review of the Solidworks and PDM to ensure it is optimised and supports the requirements of the Aquila Integrated Management System.
  • To determine and implement specific technical needs and priorities of the engineering function to support design / CAD activities in the delivery of projects.
  • To manage / coordinate the continued improvement of the information and technology systems, implementing new software and technologies, and educating engineering and project teams on the use of software and hardware.
  • To provide the input into the expansion/development of engineering support capabilities necessary to support the continued growth and development of Aquila.
  • To provide input into business development of information and technology systems, including generation of business cases and system specifications.
  • To provide Line management of the Support Engineers (Draughtspersons, Commercial Team Engineers, Technical Authors).
  • To be a design and draughting asset when required in support of engineering and project delivery.
  • To manage the configuration and control of the drawing database and templates.
  • To administer the standard operating procedures for consistent information and technology systems techniques and rules across the engineering department.
  • To act as the engineering local network user representative when requesting services from the Aquila IT Network provider.
  • To assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the Engineering Department.
  • To carry out any other job duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.
  • To understanding of GDPR/data protection legislation procedures and requirements in a highly regulated environment.
  • To support business change, via effective change management processes in the context of Aquila Nuclear Engineering fast-paced regulatory environment.
  • To be responsible for your own workplace safety. To demonstrate commitment to health and safety; ensure all statutory obligations are met and theĀ safety of staff, clients and visitors are in line with the UK and European standards.