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  • Job reference: RMS0153010

Senior/Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Whitehaven
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/02/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/03/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
We are looking for 1 Mechanical Design Engineer and 1 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to work alongside a developing team working on nuclear design projects.

Role involves:
3d (Inventor) and 2d (AutoCAD) Design on nuclear projects, eg mechanical/remote handling.
Detail Design.
Ensuring that all work on a specific project being produced complies with the client design specification and relevant standards.
Ensure completeness of design packages presented to the Design Manager/Lead Engineer for comment, review, approval etc.
Attend site surveys.
Interface with client on project related matters including Requests for Information, Technical Queries etc.
Interface with other disciplines to ensure compliance with their requirements, equipment and service locations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3D design skills.
Experience in mechanical design.
Experience producing detail designs.
Some experience producing mechanical calculations.
Some experience producing mechanical documentation to support designs i.e. outline installation method statement, DJR, DAR, Design Risk Assessment, Technical Files.
Good communication skills.
HNC Mechanical Engineering (or related engineering discipline)

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Autodesk Inventor user
Some experience in research developing new equipment / machinery
Experience in FEA and the use of ‘ANSYS’ software
Experience of design for nuclear sites/facilities
Experience of working on projects for Sellafield site and conversant with design processes, procedures and standards.
Degree Qualified
IEng or CEng accredited, or working towards either.
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