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Mechanical Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Preston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/10/2011
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The Company:
Our client is a leading service provider and a specialist supplier of engineering services to the nuclear industry in the UK and abroad.

The Role:
The Mechanical Designer is fundamentally a hands-on AutoCAD draughting based role. Mechanical Designers are responsible for maintaining and developing the engineers’ designs as working drawings and ensuring design standards and codes are adhered to throughout the design process.

The Mechanical Designer will design draughting to meet technical specifications, drawing standards and codes primarily using AutoCAD and/or Inventor.
Development of designs to fit within space envelope and design interfaces
reparation of manufacturing and installation drawings including detailing, dimensioning and tolerances
Recording design changes following design change control procedures

The Mechanical Designer will have demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position
Technical experience could be gained from but is not limited to precision engineering, conveyer systems, remote handling systems / equipment, heavy engineering, cranes, pipes and pumps

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Preferably HNC qualified in a technical/engineering discipline though not essential. Minimum ONC or equivalent qualification gained in a relevant technical, engineering or design discipline. A full UK drivers licence is essential for this position as travelling between offices may be required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Nuclear experience desirable
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