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Responsible Designer Engineer

Bruxelles - BRUXELLES, BE, 1000
Junior (Experience < 3 years)
Ref: 21910


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Tractebel Engineering is looking for its Operational Support Department « Responsible Designer» in the «Global Business Area Nuclear» a (m/f):


Responsible Designer Engineer



The Operational Support Department “Responsible Designer” is responsible for:

  • Maintaining the specialized knowledge of the design and their competence in the design process of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs);
  • Having a good knowledge of the plant designs in order to be able to offer its engineering products or services in the field of designing, building and modernization of NPPs;
  • The good working and animation (as process owner) of several nuclear safety processes, such as the Regulatory Watch process, the modification process, the Return of Experience (REX) process;
  • Delivering clear and independent advice(s) concerning potential safety issues, plant modifications and design reviews;
  • Promoting the Safety Culture and the correct application of rules and regulations.  


To perform her/his role, the Responsible Designer Engineer:

  • Will work closely with, but independently from the different technical disciplines of Tractebel;
  • Will work in close cooperation with the Design Authority of Engie Electrabel. 


your job

As a Responsible Designer Engineer, you will work in several of the following domains: 

  • Act as process owner for the following processes:
  • Modification files;
  • Regulation Watch;
  • REX;
  • Give independent advice(s) in several safety processes (Potential Safety Issues, Modifications Group, Design Reviews, REX,…). Organise and coordinate meetings with several experts from other technical disciplines if necessary;
  • Participate in Project Review meetings with Engie Electrabel;
  • Assist the Safety Officers for design aspects and confirm that nuclear safety requirements and standards are met;
  • Advice the Design Authority of Engie Electrabel in case of design issues and/or projects;
  • Assist the Design Authority of Engie Electrabel in case of meetings with the Authorities;
  • Draft Position Papers about design aspects of Engie Electrabel’s NPPs; 
  • Help management by identifying issues and their potential causes, and provide guidance on how these might be addressed, hereby also assessing the effectiveness of line management’s corrective actions;
  • Identify gaps with international best practices;
  • Take specific actions to assure that his/her knowledge of design is appropriately kept.


  • You have at least a master degree in Engineering. A degree in Nuclear Science constitutes an asset;
  • You are motivated by the field of nuclear engineering and eager to develop your knowledge of it;
  • You are a generalist, having knowledge of all technical disciplines to the extent enabling you to discuss on safety and design aspects related to these disciplines;
  • Experience in nuclear operation and/or maintenance, general nuclear safety approach, general nuclear design knowledge or one of the above mentioned domains constitutes a further asset;   
  • You have a good oral and written command of English and Dutch or French, willing to learn or improve your French or Dutch;
  • You have a critical and inquiring mind and are well-organized;
  • You are dynamic, rigorous and pragmatic;
  • You are able to write position papers and synthesis reports as well as clear and argumented safety positions;
  • You are a good listener and communicator, able to easily develop personal contacts;
  • You have good facilitating skills and are diplomatic;
  • You are a team player, but are also able to work autonomously;
  • You have the capacity to assume responsibilities and to take initiatives.



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