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  • Job reference: RMS0155326

Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/05/2015
  • Time left:
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    (10/06/15)
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The Company:
Our client specialises in the design, manufacture, assembly, test, installation and commissioning of bespoke solutions for the nuclear industry.

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 / Decision Areas:
• 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
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