In-Service Inspection and Repair Engineer

Date: 18 Jul 2024

Location: Torino, IT

Company: newcleo

Role Description
For our Turin and Genoa offices we are looking for an In-Service Inspection and Repair Engineer who will collaborate to the Lead Fast Reactor (LFR) design activities and experimental facilities, focusing-on the design, development and qualification of in-service inspection devices and systems with particular reference, but not limited to, operation in molten lead or extreme environmental conditions.

Main Activities

  • Ensure the execution of design activities for the In-Service Inspection and Repair (ISI&R) in the field of LFR, in accordance with best engineering practices, also exploring innovative solutions to technical challenges and problems.
  • Define the objectives and requirements to be achieved to guarantee in-service inspectability and repairability of components.
  • Define in detail the technical solutions to achieve them: sensors, carriers, complete measurement systems, methods.
  • Plan accordingly the studies or subcontracting that will be necessary for your scope and integrate it harmoniously into a larger scope.
  • Technical evaluation and alignment of manufacturer bids for the supply of equipment.
  • Commission or carry out internal design and justification studies, monitor them and produce regular progress.
  • Regularly solicit specialized companies to guarantee the feasibility and industrialization of your technical proposals at the best cost, monitor developments.
  • Coordinate internal and external interfaces (design, handling, I&C, operation, safety, fluid circuits, systems, BOP, repair, etc.) and streamline communication.
  • Participate to the definition of the development and qualification plans, and monitor their execution.
  • Preparation and participation in kick-off meetings, review meetings, design meetings and studies.
  • Ensure that equipment manufacturers are delivering in accordance with the defined design and manage non-conformities. Supervise expediting.
  • Verify the technical correctness of the engineering documents produced when the task is delegated by the Line Manager.
  • Contribute to the development and update of newcleo’s General Specifications and standard procedures in the discipline.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Desired Qualifications    

  • Degree in Mechatronics/Mechanical/Automation/Robotics Engineering. Master or PhD is a plus.
  • Fluent Italian and English. French is a plus.
  • Experience of engineering aspects related to design, prototyping, fabrication, assembly, and use of bespoke in-service inspection & repair devices and systems (including instrumentation, mechatronics, and automation aspects).
  • Knowledge about nondestructive testing methods, with particular reference to nuclear and/or extreme environments (high temperature, presence of radiations).
  • Knowledge in metrology, instrumentation, signal processing, mechatronics/robotics.
  • Experience in a nuclear or other highly regulated environment and good understanding of safety aspects would be a definite advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of QA systems and their practical application.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an Engineering Unit at any industrial instrumentation or testing equipment design company in one or more of the following fields: non-destructive testing; nuclear inspection or monitoring systems; metrology services.