Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Depending on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1810-77_1542379934
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2018 14:52

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for Cavendish Nuclear and are seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to be based in their offices in Leicester on a contract basis for an estimated 12 months.

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

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for Substantiating detail designs for Mechanical Handling and Lifting Equipment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide design solutions for the nuclear industry and coordinate the production of:
    • Design Schemes.
    • Design Proposal Drawings.
    • Detail Drawings.
    • General Assemblies.
    • Functional Specifications/ Functional Requirements Documents.
    • Technical Reports and Studies.
    • Design Justification Reports.
    • Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control.

  • Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control.
  • Take responsibility for delivery of multi-discipline work package to programme, budget and required quality.
  • Able to manage several teams of Designers and Engineers and undertake checking of mechanical deliverables.

Previous Experience required:

  • Knowledge of Mechanical Handling and Lifting Equipment.
  • Have working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by legislation (and applicable Directives).
  • Has presented at Designers Risk Assessments / Design Reviews and ideally at HAZOP studies.
  • Ideally will have a working knowledge of Inventor and AutoCAD.
  • Has a good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
  • Has a good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy,
  • Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
  • Knowledge of Geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
  • Working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.

Successful applicants for the Senior Mechanical Engineer role must meet eligibility requirements to obtain UK Security Clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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