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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 934926
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary: GBP360 - GBP400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Piping & Mechanical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 13/04/2021


Senior Mechanical Engineer - Reporting to Lead Mechanical Engineer. Responsible for overseeing the design of package equipment, which will include liaison with third party company who in some instances will have design and manufacture responsibilities. Production of engineering deliverables and the checking of work undertaken by others.

* 2-5 years nuclear experience, preferably Sellafield, in a senior mechanical engineer role.

* Minimum 10 years mechanical experience.

* Ability to demonstrate strong competence in delivery of detail design under own supervision reporting to the Lead Mechanical Engineer.

* Knowledge of plant layout and mechanical package equipment assembly is required, liaison with suppliers and an understanding of construction sequencing would be beneficial.

* Support Area Lead Engineer in mechanical delivery and vendor support to packages of work, liaise with the Construction and Commissioning teams to ensure correct installation and set to work.

* A working knowledge of Sellafield Limited standards and procedures.

* Input to risk assessments and OIMS.

* Ability to perform mechanical design calculations, produce technical specifications and requisitions, datasheets, perform technical bid evaluations.

* Checking of design documentation

* HNC minimum.

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