Facilities Mechanical Engineer

Posted 23 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy Recruitment
Contact NameNeil Grant

Job description

Job Title: Facilities Mechanical Engineer

Our Client have a requirement for a Facilities Mechanical Engineer to initially assist with the procurement, installation, commissioning of various plant and equipment and to assist in getting ready for 24/7 operation.

Some of the smaller, incidental equipment required for the factory shall be procured within the UK / Europe and the Facilities Mechanical Engineer will assist with this aspect including specification, design, selection of suppliers / contractors, factory testing etc. During this time, you will work closely with SME's and engineering colleagues from the overseas headquarters, as well as with our EPC contractor

After this period, the Facilities Mechanical Engineer will form part of a Facilities Engineering team and will assist with all mechanical engineering activities associated with operation, maintenance and modification of equipment, machinery, buildings, and other facilities required for our submarine power cable plant.

This is a new manufacturing facility, therefore experience in mechanical engineering associated with heavy industries is preferred.

This position will report to the Facilities Engineering Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

* Assist with the design procurement, factory testing and commissioning of equipment, machinery, and other facilities required for the new submarine power cable plant
* Assist with all mechanical maintenance in the submarine power cable plant once operational. This will include both reactive and planned mechanical maintenance;
* Assist with ensuring all mechanical planned maintenance procedures are developed and approved prior to plant operation.
* Assist with ensuring the Asset Management System is developed ahead of operations
* Ensure all relevant KPI's are met
* Managing staff and sub-contractors hired directly by Client carrying out mechanical works
* Assist with Plan, budget, and schedule facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, machine and other related costs focussing on mechanical This will require close working with other colleagues both on site and at headquarters.
* Ensure all HSE requirements are always met during all phases of the project, from construction through to modifications
* Assist with introducing and maintaining ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and other related standards
* Collaborate with all members of the facility engineering department (electrical / mechanical) and the facility production department, as and when required
* Collaborate with SMEs in the Headquarters and external consultants to ensure that all facility-related works are carried out efficiently and effectively.

* Significant experience in mechanical engineering associated with equipment in heavy industry, ideally heavy manufacturing industry
* Experience in mechanical aspects of major construction projects would be advantageous, but not absolutely necessary
* Engineering Degree Advantageous but not essential if required relevant experience is met
* Some experience using AutoCAD

Other Information:
* Initially this position will largely be based in the Inverness office, although some travelling (including overseas) will be required.
* This position will largely be based in Easter Ross once the main manufacturing equipment installation work starts.
* Mass production is scheduled to begin in Y2027
* Training opportunities will be provided to network with key players in the overseas mother plant to learn about manufacturing processes or vendors of machinery.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.