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Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 917543
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Piping & Mechanical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 20/12/2017

Our client is a leading supplier to the Nuclear Industry and currently has a requirement for a Mechanical Engineer to work on a long term project for up to 4 years based in Sellafield.

Ideally you will have recent experience of producing mechanical design deliverables for Mechanical handling equipment, special purpose machinery and Lifting equipment. Experience with Alpha standards/Glove box design, laser cutting/welding and depressurisation vessels will be beneficial. You should have experience producing mechanical designs using Inventor and be AutoCAD proficient in both Model Space and Paper Space.

You will manage a small team of Designers and undertake checking of Mechanical deliverables. You will also provide design solutions for the nuclear industry and coordinate the production of:

Design Schemes/Design Proposal Drawings/Detail Drawings/General Assemblies/Technical Reports and Studies.

You should have previous experience taking part in Designers Risk Assessments/Design Reviews and ideally in HAZOP studies.

This job vacancy would suit candidates with a good knowledge of fabrication techniques and an understanding of achievable manufacturing accuracy. Good working knowledge of geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.


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