Senior/Principal Engineer - EASL

Who are we?

We are EASL, a 35+ strong structural integrity consultancy working closely with a broad range of national and international clients within nuclear, fusion, power generation, naval, oil & gas, aerospace and civil structural.

For over 30 years we have built long-term relationships with some of the largest companies in the industry and we have evolved and optimised our services to support a variety of nuclear projects at all stages of their life cycle. We offer design, analysis and assessment services to our clients’ operations and we have built a reputation for providing authoritative advice and safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget.

At EASL you will find flexible, progressive, challenging and rewarding careers and the opportunity to work on a variety of national and international projects with our clients. You’ll be committed to exceeding expectations and to achieving outstanding results.

Expertise required

We are looking to hire engineers with a minimum of 7+ years’ experience with a similar background and/or transferable skills (only applications matching this criteria will be considered). You will hold a good honours degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline, many in our team also hold PHDs or Masters. We also require a very competent understanding of key engineering principles and relevant, hands-on experience in the design, analysis and assessment of components, structures and systems.

You should be a highly motivated, technically accomplished and ingenious solutions finder with the drive and commitment to handle technical and commercial responsibility for a wide range of projects.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage and motivate others are also a must-have. You will also be accountable for contract management for key clients and motivating and managing other team members.

Role and responsibilities

  • Responsible for project management and delivery, complying with clients’ specifications and working alongside your team leader to ensure cost, time and performance indicators are met.
  • Maintain compliance with Engineering Standards and applicable legislation.
  • Continuous communication, liaison and cooperation with clients, providing regular updates on progress and performance.
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of data and information received from clients.
  • Ensuring the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act are understood and complied with.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with the Team Leader align objectives and ensure that every project is delivered on time and on budget.
  • Maintain and promote strong work ethics and discipline.
  • Ensure a consistent approach towards project management and reporting towards our clients.
  • Promote collaboration with colleagues and clients.

Skills / Qualifications Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree qualified or equivalent (e.g., HNC/HND with significant experience) in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience and/or transferable skills. Demonstrable experience in the nuclear industry would be a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of modelling and analysis of mechanical components and assemblies.
  • Knowledge of FEA and computer-aided engineering software such as ABAQUS is beneficial.
  • Detailed knowledge of national and international codes, specifications and standards.
  • Development of designs against Safety Case requirements and Engineering Design.

Safety Principles

  • Willing to work for a variety of clients and to work at client premises as required.

What we offer

We are always evolving to make our company a better place to work; creating a friendly environment that allows our employees to balance a rewarding career with their own personal objectives. We pride ourselves in promoting great results and keeping our people inspired and happy enabling them to achieve their best and develop their careers.

At EASL, we are experiencing significant growth within new and next-generation nuclear, including small modular reactors, Gen IV and Fusion.  We are growing our presence in new markets and new countries so that each day presents an opportunity to learn more, do more and grow more.

We want our team to continue developing skills and we offer a well-developed in-house training programme that encourages the attainment of Chartered status with professional engineering institutions. We are champions of industry, and we are frequently asked to present at speaker and networking events. EASL have a collaborative/agile management team where responsibilities and accountabilities are shared, and everyone is engaged in defining the business strategy and long-term planning.  Trust is key and our more senior engineers will support our new business development team to further expand our already strong and varied client base.

We pay and reward with

  • Highly competitive base salaries with paid overtime when required.
  • Non-contributory pension scheme.
  • 23 days’ holiday (+ Bank Holidays).
  • Work-life balance with a 37.5-hour week with flexible working hours.
  • Fun days, social events and nights out. These can be to raise monies for charities or just because we can!


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Please apply via the link below or email us at [email protected].

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