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  • Job reference: RMS0175134

Principal Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/01/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/02/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
Role Purpose:
Responsible to the Engineering Manager for the delivery of Mechanical Design packages of specific elements or the entire scope of projects, dependent on size / complexity of the work scope. Delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the Design Input Requirements within budget and programme constraints. Capable of leading a team of Mechanical Engineers and designers to deliver the appropriate solution from Front End Engineering to Detailed Design production. Provide Engineering Support to manufacture right through to client handover.
Key Activities:
Interpretation of Design Input Requirements into fit for purpose solutions.
Maintenance of Design Control Files
Definition and verification of fit for purpose calculations
Delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales
Day to day management of the engineering team (up to 10 personnel)
Supervision, verification and production of design deliverables
Interface co-ordination with other engineering disciplines
Implementation of UK H&S legislation and appropriate design standards
Adherence to all company policies and procedures
Interpretation and incorporation of external specialist engineering design information
Identification and verification of bought out plant and equipment
Presentation and/or participation at HAZOP and Design Reviews
Production of key technical documentation including Technical file, O&M Manuals, Spares Lists, Test Documentation etc.
Liaison with Manufacturing, Testing and Commissioning personnel to ensure design optimisation
Incorporating the requirements of the Operating, Maintenance and Recovery features within the design.
Initiation and implementation of Design Change Control and Contract variation identification

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Mechanical Engineering Degree Qualified (or Equivalent) Member of IMechE and Chartered Engineer status Extensive Engineering Workplace Experience Nuclear Industry Experience Management and control of Engineers and design teams

Specialism in one or more of the following areas :-
- Nuclear Decommissioning
- Pressure Systems
- Remote Handling Equipment
- Lifting Equipment
- Building Services
- Process Plant
- Heavy Engineering Plant

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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