Mechanical System Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical System Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gwynedd, Wales
Salary: £280.00 - £364.00 per day + No Benefits
Reference: 1803-62_1523010330
Contact Name: Amanda Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2018 11:25

Job Description

Sitec are currently looking to recruit 3 Mechanical System Engineers for a Nuclear Power Station based in North Wales. These posts are an estimated 12 month contract and are paying competitively from £280.00 - £364.00 on a daily and Ltd basis for a 37 hour week over 5 days.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Basic Check clearance prior to appointment.

Purpose of Role

To provide a focal point of engineering expertise and ownership for a portfolio of assigned plant systems and/or assets with higher nuclear, radiological, environmental or business significance. Deliver a comprehensive engineering service to customers and stakeholders, maintaining long term safety, performance, reliability, material condition and compliance.

A System Engineer will provide more complex engineering solutions to higher profile projects, underpinned by a high level of technical knowledge and experience.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

* Provide the focal point and ownership for a portfolio of assigned systems and/or assets.
* Maintain an engineering strategy for the assigned systems and/or assets to deliver long term health.
* Make recommendations for system and/or asset investments.
* Carry out and record routine system walk downs.
* Record, trend and analyse system performance monitoring data as appropriate and take the necessary corrective actions.
* Maintain a system file.
* Specify the necessary periodic maintenance routines and spares holdings to meet regulatory, compliance and performance requirements and ensure satisfactory completion.
* Maintain a good overall knowledge of the safety case as it applies to the assigned systems and know the functional requirements, key limits and conditions for safe operation.
* Produce and/or approve relevant documentation for assigned systems such as Technical Specifications, Work Instructions, Method Statements, Plant Item Operating Instructions, Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments.
* Produce and Manage modification proposals and act as the Nominated Responsible Engineer (NRE) for plant modifications.
* Act as a consultant for projects undertaken on assigned system providing proactive technical support and ensuring smooth handovers to and from projects.
* Deputise for Section Head when required.
* As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence
* Comply with the site's Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments and support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality standards.
* Work flexibly within the team and support and mentor other System Engineers in order to optimise the safe delivery of all specified Lifetime Plan activities to the required quality, time and cost parameters.
* Carry out timely investigation of events and review on-site and off-site events via the Operational Experience Feedback process, ensuring that relevant learning points are applied to assigned systems.
* Undertake delegated responsibility for the Design Authority and site intelligent customer when required.
* Undertake emergency scheme duties when required.


* Minimum HNC National Qualifications Framework (NQF level 5); preferably a relevant Degree or working towards (NQF level 6)

* Membership of a relevant Engineering Institute
* Chartered Status


* Significant experience in a practising disciplined Engineering role (Mechanical) on industrial plant.
* Significant nuclear and conventional plant operation and/or maintenance experience
* Detailed understanding of relevant Company and/or national engineering standards

* Working knowledge of the Safety Rules and detailed knowledge of risk assessment methodology
* Detailed knowledge of relevant Site Licence and Quality Management System requirements
* Contract Management experience

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.