Mechanical Scoping Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Scoping Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Romney Marsh, Kent
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RBCNL5298_1520957722
Contact Name: Rob Bush
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 13, 2018 16:15

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for Cavendish Nuclear who specialise in the Nuclear industry and a seeking a Mechanical Scoping Engineer to carry out work based on Dungeness B Power Station Kent on a contract basis for an estimated 12 months initially.

Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is the UK's leading nuclear services company.

With a highly-skilled workforce circa 6,000, Cavendish are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally.

Cavendish people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life-cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

Cavendish Nuclear put people first. A position with Cavendish is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When joining Cavendish, you know that's exactly what you'll get.

When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.

The role of the Mechanical Scoping Engineer will involve working with a team of engineers and technicians in the completion of cradle to grave installations and modifications to plant and systems. Such work may include/require the following:

* Site surveying and scope identification.
* Requirements capture and optioneering.
* Generation of health, safety and quality documentation.
* Production of specifications (Functional & Technical).
* Engineering of solutions to given problems.
* Creation of work packs including method statements & risk assessments.
* Maintaining safety all in works undertaken in line with regulatory and compliance policies.
* Engineering drawings utilising AutoCAD (previous experience beneficial but not required).
* Fault finding, testing and commissioning of plant.
* Undertake and supervise mechanical installations.
* Identifying issues/improvements/recommendations to plant and equipment.
* Working at height, in confined spaces and within radiological controlled areas.
* Basic IT skills required (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook).
* Flexibility with working hours will be required on occasion to fit in with the process nature of projects. This may include extended hours working, weekend working or night shift working in line with the working time regulations.

The primary focus of the Mechanical Scoping Engineer for this role will be to facilitate engineering scoping of projects and identification of solutions to problem areas.


HNC in relevant discipline / Degree in relevant discipline beneficial.
Demonstrative experience of previous work (EDF work beneficial).
Significant Engineering experience (preferred in Nuclear/Power Generation).
IOSH Managing Safely.
Must hold or be eligible to obtain a CTC (Counter Terrorism check) Security Clearance.
Ability to work in a heavily regulated, Safety Critical Environment.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.