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  • Job reference: RMS0183229

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/09/17)

The Role:
Main purpose of the role:

Definition and distribution of the scope of work to ensure that all work is executed safely, on time and at appropriate levels of quality.
Delivery of all design and engineering to meet the requirements of Design Reviews and HAZOPs within Project procedures.
Supervision of junior engineering staff, engineering resource management and interviews.

Key responsibilities as a Senior Mechanical Engineer

Design, Specification, Procurement, Supply/Manufacture Liaison, Installation, Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Operator Training in Nuclear Engineering Projects.
Liaison with multi disciplines
Technical Consultancy
Project Management including quality, progress and cost control including documentation
Sales Support and Customer care
Manage Contractors and Sub Contractors, Staff Development
Manage safety by developing and reinforcing the safety culture, compliance with safety regulations (eg. CDM and CE marking), and the application of safety systems.

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:
Degree qualified in a relevant technical / engineering discipline. A full UK driver's licence
Working towards Chartered Engineer status
Minimum 5 years' experience in the Nuclear industry
Demonstrable competence in a design/delivery position within a project based environment
Understanding of design requirements to support nuclear safety cases
Experience of managing sub-contracts. Knowledge of safety regulations including CDM
Experience of checking design documentation including drawings and supporting calculations
Experience and/or ability of leading a technical team within a professional project delivery environment Organisation & Collaborations skills
Demonstrable expertise in working to tight deadlines
Quality & service driven attitude
High level of commercial awareness
Experience of leading design teams

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Chartered Engineer and candidates nearing chartership are preferred. Membership to appropriate institutions is preferred e.g. CIBSE, MIMechE
Experience of bid preparation

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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