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Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear Turnkey Contract

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Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear Turnkey Contract

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    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

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    Permanent - Full Time

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    Cale Phillips

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    02393 876 090

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    26 days ago

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Mechanical Engineer - Permanent - Market-related salary
Hinkley Point C - Turnkey Contracts
Our client's ambition is to help construct and operate up to 2 new nuclear plants (pairs of EPRs) in UK at Hinkley Point C (HPC), in the Somerset.The Joint Design Office (JDO) has been created to reinforce the HPC site-based engineering to quickly respond to engineering queries and problems coming from site construction, to deliver the schedule and to deliver an increased scope of work.
A primary benefit of this organisation is to save time for construction on site by having reactive answers and solutions to pursue their activities.
Vacancy Overview
Reporting to the Mechanical & Electrical Discipline Lead within the Review & Acceptance Branch of the JDO, the post-holder will be a Mechanical or Generalist Engineer, contributing to the review and acceptance of engineering queries raised by site Contractors on the turnkey contracts (mainly diesels, and cranes at the beginning). These turnkey contracts deliver and install equipment in different building across the power plant.
The role will be primarily focused on the mechanical discipline, but interfaced with other disciplines and with several parties, such the site Contractors (composed of main suppliers and sub-suppliers), Construction teams, Quality teams, Project Management teams, or Design teams (embedded within the JDO organisation on site, or in back office).
Key Responsibilities
- Responding to General Queries, Non-Conformances, Change Request, and Exemption Requests originating from the Contractors on site, with the support of the Responsible Designer or site Experts when needed.
- Provide adequate oversight to ensure the Nuclear Safety requirements are met.
·Contribute in the resolution and closure of Open Points.
·Assesses technical risk and subsequently addresses this risk.
·Report operationally to an Engineering Lead. 
Key Skills/Experience
·Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
·Experience applying multi-disciplinary technical knowledge within the nuclear industry.
·Knowledge of the construction / installation industry.
·Experience in the mechanical engineering.
·Ability to influence a diverse range of stakeholders, particularly those in a site environment.
·Ability to work independently, be pro-active, report on and escalate relevant issues.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy team working on one of the most exciting engineering  projects in the world right now. PLease apply without delay or call Ryan on 02393876019 to discuss further.