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  • Job reference: RMS0114278

Mechanical Principal Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: North west & Cumbria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/08/2012
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The Company:
Leading Nuclear Decommissioning Consultancy with offices throughout the UK. They are a major supplier to the nuclear industry working on a variety of projects for different sites.

The Role:
As a Mechanical Principal Engineer your main duties will involve:

• Working experience in D&E Bid preparation including approvals.
• Able to take responsibility for delivery of multi-discipline work package to programme, budget and required quality.
• Able to manage teams of Mechanical Senior Engineers / Engineers / Designers and undertake checking and approval of Mechanical deliverables.
• Have the Knowledge, skill and experience to develop 'ideas' into conceptual engineering designs from 1st principals.
• Responsible for Checking and approval of design calculations.
• Is up to date with the latest technology and has the ability to specify proprietary equipment for use in bespoke design systems.
• Has knowledge of common engineering materials.
• Has working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by Legislation.(and applicable Directives).
• Has chaired Design Risk Assessments / Design Reviews and ideally will have presented at HAZOP studies.
• Has working experience in CE marking process and specifically contents of Technical File.
• Provide design solutions for the nuclear industry and coordinate the production of:

Design Schemes
Design Proposal Drawings
Detail Drawings
General Assemblies
Functional Specifications/ Functional Requirements Documents
Technical Reports and Studies
Design Justification Reports
Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control
• Has working knowledge of AutoCAD.
• Has a good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
• Has a good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy,
• Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
• Good knowledge of Geometric tolerance, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
• Good working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.

As a you Mechanical Principal Engineer will have experience:

• Ideally, degree qualified (HNC Minimum) or equivalent with 10 years relevant technical experience and preferably chartered status.
• Ideally, 8 years nuclear experience or experience of producing mechanical design deliverables for Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery, Lifting Equipment etc
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