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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50k - 58k per year + Vehicle, Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cale Phillips

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 090

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear SMR - Derby
Permanent - £45,000 - £58,000 (Flexible working available)

Are you an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with a background in the nuclear industry?

This role could be for you!

Our client have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior mechanical Engineer to join their existing Project Development Team and prepare for upcoming exciting projects.

Main duties:

  • Develop technical requirement designs and engineering designs using agreed engineering software and tools with understanding of FEA, CAD Modelling tools or, other such engineering analysis tools.
  • Accountable for preparing the Engineering task deliverables and managing their scope, quality, safety and risk management deliverables in-line with the programme and engineering schedule.
  • Produce engineering design related documentation including drawings, reports, functional specifications, process diagrams, equipment lists, engineering schedules.
  • Work in partnership with the project partners on design development activities and interfaces and support technical activities across multidisciplined teams.
  • Provide support input for HAZID/HAZOP reviews, optioneering studies, design risk evaluation and FMECA reviews.
  • Liaise with the project safety team on nuclear safety allowing, environmental and planning /permitting interface activities that are relevant to the Turbine Island scope.
  • Ensure adherence to the business statutory H&S Policies and rules and compliance with the project and Quality Managing System

Skills/experience required:

  • Demonstrable experience carrying out senior level activities within Nuclear, conventional power generation, oil & gas or process engineering sectors or any Highley regulated industry.
  • You will have a strong technical background and broad experience in power plant projects
  • in some or all of the following systems, rotating equipment, pumps, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, piping systems.
  • Experience and knowledge to allow you to work in a front-end engineering design (FEED) and development environment. Ideally having worked on FEED projects or can demonstrate the ability to transfer skills into this environment.
  • Good knowledge of UK Health and safety regulations, safety systems, HAZOP and engineering
  • substantiation and technical standards. An appreciation of Construction Design Management (CDM) and construction processes
  • Ensure adherence to the company statutory H&S Policies and rules and compliance with the project and Quality Management System
  • Chartered Engineer status or working towards.
  • Min HNC level in Engineering discipline
  • Min BPSS clearance

We look forward to speaking with you about your application.


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