Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0181781

Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/06/2017
  • Duration: 6-12 months
This vacancy has now been filled.

Click one of the boxes below to view similar jobs or send us your CV.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

The Role:
Lead Mechanical Engineer Role overview:

Main purpose of the role:

The Mechanical Engineer is principally a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership. The Lead Engineer can be responsible for delivering a package of work within a project. You will have frequent liaison with other disciplines in the design team and within the client. Lead engineers are the main interface between senior management and hands-on design.

Position of the Mechanical Engineer within the organisation:

Based within the Project Engineering Consultancy division at Harwell reporting to one of the Senior Engineers.

Key responsibilities…
*Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications
*Prepare supporting design calculations to substantiate design
*Check design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team
*Actively contribute to design & safety reviews (Risk Assessments & HAZOP's) from technical standpoint
*Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team
*Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works, method statements, risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards, safety legislation/regulatory requirements and those of the client
*Prepare installation, commissioning and operating documents
*Planning & allocation of workload to other members of design team in order to deliver package of work
*Management of sub-contractors providing niche services to the design

The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
*A recognised Engineering Certificate such as HNC/HND
*Demonstrable experience in a design and project management environment gained within the nuclear industry
*A strong ability in the use of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCad
*Experience of CE Marking of equipment would be an advantage.
*Be systematic, methodical and quality driven
*An ability to work to tight deadlines
*Be a strong team player.
*A full UK driver's licence

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.

Similar jobs
Gemma Cummings
Electrical Repairs Technician Location Stone, Staffordshire Duration permanent The Role: To join our existing small team in troubleshooting...
Gemma Cummings
Project Quality Engineer Location Wolverhampton, West Midlands Duration 3 months The Role: **MUST HAVE CURRENT SC CLEARANCE** As the...
Barry Jones
Senior Electrical Engineer Location Dublin Duration permanent The Role: I am currently recruiting for an experienced...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use fircroft.com
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.
123movies