Senior Mechanical Engineer

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27840-tm

Expiration date: 04 November 2017


Our client is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defence, oil & gas, and science & research industries. They are currently seeking a number of Senior Mechanical Design Engineers to work on a major new project for one of their key clients within the nuclear engineering sector.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Main purpose of the role:

  • Definition and distribution of the scope of work to ensure that all work is executed safely, on time and at appropriate levels of quality.
  • Delivery of all design and engineering to meet the requirements of Design Reviews and HAZOPs within Project procedures.
  • Supervision of junior engineering staff, engineering resource management and interviews.

Key responsibilities as a Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Design, Specification, Procurement, Supply/Manufacture Liaison, Installation, Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Operator Training in Nuclear Engineering Projects.
  • Liaison with multi disciplines
  • Technical Consultancy
  • Project Management including quality, progress and cost control including documentation
  • Sales Support and Customer care
  • Manage Contractors and Sub Contractors, Staff Development
  • Manage safety by developing and reinforcing the safety culture, compliance with safety regulations (eg. CDM and CE marking), and the application of safety systems.

Person Specification:
Ideally you will have the following skills, qualifications experience and attributes…

  • Degree qualified in a relevant technical / engineering discipline. A full UK driver’s licence
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer status
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Nuclear industry
  • Demonstrable competence in a design/delivery position within a project based environment
  • Understanding of design requirements to support nuclear safety cases
  • Experience of managing sub-contracts. Knowledge of safety regulations including CDM
  • Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
  • Experience and/or ability of leading a technical team within a professional project delivery environment Organisation & Collaborations skills
  • Demonstrable expertise in working to tight deadlines
  • Quality & service driven attitude
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • Experience of leading design teams