Mechanical Engineer

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  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

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    Mechanical Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Gail Coupe

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Mechanical Engineer

Project Description

NNL are undertaking a number of significant design / build projects within their Central Laboratory facility at Sellafield. These include the design and installation of a highly sensitive microscope laboratory and the design and installation of a first of a kind Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) process with preparation glove boxes.

ASW Role Description

The growing engineering design team, based predominantly in Chadwick House, Risley with a satellite team based at Central Lab, Sellafield, requires additional resource to support these project requirements.

We presently have requirements for a Mechanical Engineer to support significant work packages.

Candidates must be prepared to travel to Sellafield if based in Chadwick House to meet the requirements of the project.

Immediate start sought, 12mth work duration.

Role Requirements

* Proficient in Autodesk design software such as AutoCAD / Product Design Suite, primarily Inventor.
* Capable of developing engineered solutions from concept through to detailed design including manufacturing / fabrication drawings, equipment / laboratory layouts and flow diagrams from a design brief and/or plant survey.
* Capable of undertaking scoping calculations to support design and authoring design memos / short reports .
* Proficiency in RasterDesign is desirable but not essential.
* HNC / HND qualified mechanical engineer, with a minimum of 5 years hands-on design experience on nuclear licensed site projects.
* Highly self motivated, demonstrable drive and energy and a willingness to deliver value and quality for the customer.
* IT proficiency expected in Microsoft Office products.
* Role will require travel to Sellafield site as necessary to undertake site walkdowns / surveys, liaise with technical team, operators and plant commissioning personnel. Travel to equipment suppliers may also be necessary.
* SC security clearance preferred.
* P4 pass holder preferred.