Nuclear Engineer

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary £60 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameTheo King

Job description

One of the UK's largest defence/nuclear consultancies is looking to bring on board a qualified and competent nuclear engineer who has worked in the submarine/defence/nuclear sector who has a strong foundation in mechanical engineering.

  • Job Title - Nuclear Engineer
  • Location - Derby
  • Contract Length - 6 Months
  • Pay Rates - £60.00 per hour Umbrella

This role would suit a qualified nuclear engineer who has a strong foundation in mechanical engineering who is coming from a defence/nuclear/submarine background and has worked on large projects in the capacity of a nuclear engineer.

Daily Deliverables/Skills:

  • You will be tasked with supporting the UK key nuclear programmes from the defence, decommissioning and high integrity structures for new nuclear establishments
  • Well experienced in High integrity mechanical handling equipment (Nuclear de-fuelling/fuelling/waste manoeuvring etc.)
  • Support a wide range of civil nuclear new build projects such as the UK SMR and other major consortium projects
  • Understanding of working to design codes and industry standards appropriate for a safety critical industry (ASME, Eurocodes, BS EN13001, RCC-M etc)
  • Deliver strong design and analytical skills to projects supported
  • Have a direct approach to delivering engineering principles and skills for a desired project outcome.
  • You will have specific accountability for quality and technical performance of engineering projects

Key Experiences/Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified in a qualified engineering discipline (mechanical bias preferred)
  • Nuclear sector experience (design/analysis/technical substantiation
  • Chartered engineer status or working towards
  • Delivery of services and technical projects
  • Production and checking of designs and calculations to demonstrate acceptable performances or identify design issues

Please bear in mind this role requires active clearances.

If you are qualified and keen please do call me on 02393 876037 or email me at