Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0139146

Principal Mechanical Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Westlakes
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/03/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
This vacancy has now expired.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?
The Company:
Our client is one of the worlds largest providers of technical services across a wide range of sectors, including nuclear.

The Role:
The successful candidate will join a growing team of Mechanical Engineers and Designers.

Experience in piping design and plant layout is preferred.

The candidate must be self-motivated and capable of prioritising work activities to meet challenging Client deadlines. They must be able to conduct themselves professionally and with integrity.


Project Controls and Resourcing:
Ensure a proactive and balanced approach to safety (Nuclear, radiological, conventional and environmental)
Progress reporting to the Senior Mechanical Engineer
Delivery to time, cost and quality in line with agreed project schedule and budget

Design Support:
Technical delivery of Mechanical engineering design
Production of Mechanical drawings (e.g. GA’s, fabrication isometrics and pipe support details).
Undertake self-checking of design deliverables prior to issue for formal checking
Ensuring that drawings confirm to the Client’s standards and procedures
Providing comments on key design deliverables from other disciplines
Liaison/interface with Client team
Participation in key technical meetings (e.g. Single/Multi-Discipline Design Reviews, HAZOPs, HAZCONs etc.)
Carry out Site Surveys
Regular communication with other discipline leads to ensure effective design co-ordination
Drafting responses to Technical Queries before issuing to the Engineering Manager for approval

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
HNC qualified, or ONC (or equivalent) with appropriate years experience.
Fully conversant with AutoCAD and associated software.
Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Nuclear Industry experience preferred.
Knowledge of Sellafield Procedures and Standards preferred.
Minimum basic, ‘SC’ Level or above is preferred.
Similar jobs
Kate Walker
Mechanical Design Manager Location Yorkshire and the Humber Duration permanent The Role: The Mechanical Design Manager has similar...
Rob Marsh
Assistant Project Manager Location Wolverhampton, West Midlands Duration on-going The Role: Essential role related knowledge, technical skills...
Electrical/Electronic Design Engineer Location Oxford, Oxfordshire Duration permanent The Role: * The appointee will be expected to derive and...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.