Senior Mechanical Engineer

DescriptionSenior, Principal or Lead Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear – Derby or Sheffield – 6 Month Contract
We are currently hiring for several Mechanical Engineers to work in Derby or Sheffield supporting a cutting edge Nuclear project
The client is looking for engineers with significant experience working within the nuclear sector with a mechanical engineering bias so is looking for a range of seniorities from Senior grades upwards
The work is offered on an initial 6 month contract which is highly likely to extend.
* Producing and checking of calculations
* Authoring technical documents
* Supporting technical elements of project delivery [forecasting, change management, risk management]
* Reporting on project progress
* Supporting bids
* Liaising with clients
* Championing and developing best practices
* A strong foundation in Mechanical Engineering principles and their application in the nuclear industry and will have a track record of delivering technical solutions.
* You will have a responsible attitude towards safety and security.
* You will have produced designs and calculations to demonstrate acceptable performance and authored key technical documentation.
* You are comfortable liaising with, and influencing, your stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally.
* You will have a proven track record of working effectively as part of a project team.
* You will be used to / comfortable with supporting our Quality Assurance process through review or checking colleagues’ work and presenting your findings / work to clients.
* Your experience will be throughout the complete project lifecycle.
* You’ll have direct experience of applying a range of engineering principles and skills to deliver successful project outcomes, with specific examples of working on technical challenges, and, direct accountability for quality and technical performance of engineering projects.
* Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
* Working towards or achieved Chartered Engineer status
* Nuclear sector experience of engineering [design, analysis, technical substantiation].
* Delivery of technical projects and services.
* Nuclear industry knowledge and safety case appreciation
* Familiar with working to design codes and industry standards appropriate for a safety critical industry [ASME, Eurocodes, BS EN13001, RCC-M etc]
* High integrity mechanical handling equipment [Nuclear de-fuelling/fuelling/waste manoeuvring etc.]
* Delivery of technically compliant design deliverables in accordance with the input requirements
* Production and checking of designs and calculations to demonstrate acceptable performance or identify design issues
* Production of key technical documentation – Calculations, Design reports etc
This is a fantastic opportunity to have a positive influence on a major engineering company.
Candidates will either already be SC Cleared or will need to eligible to gain SC Clearance.
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Derby, Derbyshire
Contract TypeContractAdded1m 15dID996044