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  • Job reference: RMS0162668

Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Yorkshire and Humber - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/11/2015
  • Time left:
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    (26/11/15)
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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.

The Role:
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Yorkshire and Humber - Other
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Ongoing
Residency: UK


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.


The Role:
The Mechanical Design Engineer is a design engineer with responsibility for undertaking or complying with the following using Inventor

• Design Tasks
• Project Management Interaction
• Tendering Tasks
• Quality Compliance
• Health & Safety
• Continual Improvement


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;
o Design briefs
o Hand sketches
o 3D scheme models
o Scheme stress calculations
o Scheme functional calculations
o Scheme design risk assessments
o Directive compliance assessments
o Scheme design review
• Detail design generation consisting of;
o 3D detail models
o Detail stress calculations
o Detail functional calculations
o Detail design risk assessments
o Directive compliance assessments
o Detail design review
• Production of manufacturing documentation consisting of;
o 2D part, fabrication and assembly drawings
o Factory acceptance tests
o Method statements
o Operation, maintenance and installation manuals
o Technical construction files
• Take part in;
o Client meetings
o Testing activities
o Commissioning activities
o Post project review meetings
• Maintaining the project’s working folder
• Checking of deliverables produced by other team members


Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technical aptitude with a degree in a related discipline (or HND) or equivalent experience
• Ability to manage his / her own workload and self manage to deliver tasks
• Ability to make prioritisation decisions on non-critical or process driven work
• Ability to read, understand and work to procedures and standards
• Ability to work as part of a team and supervise or guide others in the delivery of similar tasks
• Is expected to need general supervision and ask for direction when required
• Is expected to be competent in the production of standard design deliverables
• Have an awareness of relevant design tools, techniques and methods
• Have an awareness of legislation and regulations applicable to their role and the projects they are working on.
The candidate will be highly experienced in using Inventor

The Mechanical Design Engineer will have experience ideally in Inventor, or if not Solidworks.
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