Senior Mechanical Engineer

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 28987-rp

Expiration date: 05 June 2018

Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on a leading Joint Venture project onsite a major nuclear facility in West Cumbria. The project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders of the Project.

Responsible for overseeing the production and checking of mechanical deliverables. (DPD’s, Layout Drawings, Calculations, IMS and Technical Specifications). This will include liaison with third party company who will design and manufacture the equipment.


  • Nuclear experience in a senior mechanical engineer role
  • Vendor management and equipment design. Minimum 10 years mechanical experience
  • Ability to demonstrate strong competence in delivery of detail design under own supervision reporting to the Lead Mechanical Engineer
  • A working knowledge of SL standards and procedures
  • Input to risk assessments and OIMS
  • Ability to perform mechanical design calculations, produce technical specifications and requisitions, datasheets, perform technical bid evaluations
  • Review vendor manufacturing designs, works inspection and factory testing