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  • Job reference: RMS0193047

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/04/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/05/18)
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The Role:
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
* Technically Responsible Person Role
* Continual Improvement

Design Tasks
Carrying 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
Detail design generation consisting of;
* 3D detail models
* Detail stress calculations
* Detail functional calculations
* Detail design risk assessments
* Directive compliance assessments
* Detail 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

The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree / HND / Higher Apprenticeship in a related discipline
* Has been responsible for a variety of diverse projects or activities ranging in both size and complexity.
* Sound appreciation of manufacturing, assembly and test techniques
* A high level of commercial awareness.
* Sufficient technical knowledge and understanding of the industry to be able to technically lead a team, shape the outcome of a project and encourage and assist others in the delivery of that project
* Ability to manage his / her own workload and self-manage to deliver tasks
* Ability to make prioritisation decisions on work
* Ability to read, understand and shape new procedures and standards
* Is expected to need management rather than supervision
* Is expected to be proficient in the production of standard design deliverables
* Is expected to be an experienced user of relevant design tools, techniques and methods
* Is expected to be conversant with legislation and regulations applicable to their ro

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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