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Principle Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 929394
  • Location: Moor Row, Cumbria
  • Salary: Up to GBP272 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 30/01/2020

Principle Mechanical Engineer, Moor Row, To £34 per hour PAYE


Clearance: SC

Brief Job Description

  • Provide cost/timescale information and progress reporting.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Has working knowledge of AutoCAD and Inventor
  • Has a good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
  • Has a good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy,
  • Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
  • Good knowledge of Geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
  • Good working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.


    Brief Person Specification
  • Degree qualified with significant relevant technical experience. Preferably, will have recent nuclear experience. Preferably a Chartered Engineer but not essential.
  • Has experience of producing mechanical design deliverables for Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery, Lifting Equipment etc.
  • The successful staff candidate will be expected to play a role in management of subordinates and contribute to the growth of the business. Candidates will be able to demonstrate reliability, dependability and commitment to see a job through in the long-term.

Contract is roughly a 12 month duration and candidates must have SC Clearance.


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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.