Mechanical Design Engineers

Rate: Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 28863rp

Expiration date: 06 May 2018

Our client is a leading engineering specialist and due to continued success they have been awarded the design work for a key local nuclear client. Due to project demands our client requires a number of mechanical design engineers and senior engineers to join their team in the company’s offices in West Cumbria.

The Senior Mechanical Designer Engineer is a design engineer with responsibility for undertaking or complying with the following:

  • Design Tasks
  • Project Management Interaction
  • Technical Mentoring
  • Tendering Tasks
  • Quality Compliance
  • Health & Safety


The mechanical Design Engineers will be required to carry out specific design tasks to meet the time, cost and quality requirements of projects. This may include but not be limited to;

Scheme design generation consisting of:

  • Design briefs
  • Hand sketches
  • 3D scheme models
  • Scheme stress calculations
  • Scheme functional calculations
  • Scheme design risk assessments
  • Directive compliance assessments
  • Scheme design review

Production of manufacturing documentation consisting of;

  • 2D part, fabrication and assembly drawings
  • Factory acceptance tests
  • Method statements
  • Operation, maintenance and installation manuals
  • Technical construction files

Take part in;

  • Client meetings
  • Testing activities
  • Commissioning activities
  • Post project review meetings
  • Maintaining the project’s working folder
  • Checking of deliverables produced by other team members


We are looking for mechanical designers who have experience of working within the nuclear industry or similar highly regulated industries.

  • Expertise in 3D design (knowledge of using Inventor preferred but not essential)
  • All successful applicants must be eligible to obtain UK Security clearance.