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  • Job reference: RMS0131206

Mechanical Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Preston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/01/2015
  • Time left:
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    (09/02/15)
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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:
The client is looking for an experienced mechanical designer with nuclear and Inventor experience to work with them on a major project

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Educated to a good standard.
• Broad based engineering experience in design and manufacturing.
• Good working knowledge of complex mechanical equipment and fabrications.
• Intimate knowledge of drawing principles and standards.
• Good knowledge of machining and fabrication techniques.
• Knowledge of materials and their uses.
• Commercially aware.
• Can produce designs with little or no supervision.
• Can produce manufacturing detail drawings incorporating limits and fits, welding symbols, geometric tolerances and surface finish.

• Able to produce technical files in conjunction with the CE certification.
• Knowledge of applying relevance EH&S to legislation.
• Knowledge of EFD'S, P&ID's and MFD's.
• Experience of Hazop studies.
• Ability to produce technical reports and documents.


• IT proficient (Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office).
• 3D CAD user (Inventor and Vault system).
• 2D CAD user (AutoCAD).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• SC clearance.
• Experience in the Nuclear industry.
• Conversant with Sellafield procedures.
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