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  • Job reference: RMS0114806

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/01/2013
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The Company:
Within the global nuclear industry, our client’s focus is on providing nuclear clients with integrated solutions and long-term support spanning the full lifecycle.

The Role:
Opportunities exist within engineering delivery unit for Mechanical Design Engineers who will specify, design, develop and support manufacturing and through-life, the mechanical plant and equipment to be installed in nuclear reactors.

As a Mechanical Design Engineer your main duties will involve:
• Capturing task requirements and translate into design intent
• You will be responsible for the detailed design and specification of mechanical components and equipment such as pressure vessels, heat exchangers and mechanical handling equipment
• You will deliver design substantiation of mechanical components and equipment
• Conducting stress analyses, fatigue and fracture analyses, pipe stressing and seismic analyses
• You will provide support to procurement and manufacture, such as developing bid proposals and representing engineering function at make-buy reviews
• You will liaise with suppliers (internal and external) to ensure components are cost-effectively manufactured to meet design requirements
• You will also be required to attend risk reviews in support of the risk management process

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will be:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a related discipline
• Experienced in capturing requirements, understanding the development of effective solutions and be able to describe the impact of design decisions on cost and manufacture
• You will have a comprehensive understanding of component design
• Knowledge of the design codes and standards applicable to the nuclear industry would be an advantage, in particular ASME III and RCC-M
• Ideally you will have knowledge in structural integrity and failure mechanisms analysis of components and systems, and previous knowledge in a nuclear environment, though experience gained within other highly regulated industries will also be considered
• You will be proficient in the use of MS Office and preferable have experience NX, ANSYS, Mathcad, Finglow, PSA5 or other similar packages.
• Membership of an engineering professional institute would be preferable
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