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Bid/Project Planning Engineer, BNFL (Sellafield Sites), Nuclear

START Date: 
April, 2005
END Date: 
May, 2013

Planning Engineer Roles and Responsibilities 2010/2013

  • May 13 completed 2nd year of 3 year Degree in "Project Management and Project Controls at the University of Central Lancashire (Optional 4th Year)
  • Working on Major Projects within the Business
  • Using Primavera to carrying out the Planning applications required for the Project:
  • Develop the Project Programme
  • Develop the Work Breakdown Structure with Resources and Cost ]
  • Monitor, Control and report on project progress
  • DV Cleared

Work Week Manager Roles and Resposibilities 2005/2010

  • Introduce and develop a new Work Management process on the Sellafield Site.
  • Developing work scope and schedule for assigned work weeks and confirming that work is ready to be executed.
  • Provide update against the schedule to the  Daily Production Meeting.
  • Co-ordinating all tasks within an assigned work week to resolve any conflict that may obstruct adherence to that week’s schedule.
  • Confirming internal and external resources are balanced against the required workload for assigned work weeks and monitor resource utilisation through the work execution phase and take appropriate action where necessary.
  • Identifying and ensuring the development of contingency plans and implementing as needed.
  • Ensuring emergent work is appropriately risk assessed, resourced and scheduled for optimum delivery.
  • Chairing the weekly work preparation meetings. (T12,T6,T4,T2,T1,T0 AND T+1).
  • Collating all necessary information to prepare and present a critique report of assigned work weeks to Lead Team and plant representatives.
  • Deliver Presentations on Work Management to new starters to the company.

DV cleared


Project Management Department, Sellafield, Project Manager October 2004 - March 2005.

  • Set up Stakeholder meeting to discuss projects feasibility and concept
  • Initiate and Deliver Tasks to Time and Cost Review and Hand over Tasks after completion



Technical /Training Advisor and Assessor Area 500 Fuel Fabrication and Export, Sellafield MOX Plant (SMP) Sept 2002 – September 2004.

 Seconded from BNFL Springfield’s to BNFL Sellafield SMP to support them Fuel Manufacturing  in Fuel Assembly Build Area. To give guidance and Training to SMP personnel in the Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Process         


  • Provision of specified services to internal/external customers to agreed standards.
  • Ensure that the service/output of the individual or the group is provided to agreed standards.
  • Where appropriate, allocate routine or semi-routine tasks within the group and monitor its progress.
  • Ensure that all relevant regulations and procedures are understood and applied.
  • Within set limits of control, deal with queries or anomalies relating to the groups activities otherwise refer upwards.
  • Where appropriate, motivate, guide and assist in the training of the group to develop the skills and abilities of others for the benefit of the company.
  • Training and evaluating of personnel in PWR fabrication.

 BNFL/Westinghouse Springfield’s, Preston, UK. (Nuclear Manufacturing Plant) Feb 1991 – August 2002.

  • Will provide further information if required

Armed Forces, Royal Corps of Transport – 1983 – 1990. 

  • Served in Germany, Northern Ireland and Cyprus
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