Mechanical Site Engineer

  • Location

    Romney Marsh, Kent

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £36.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    135804 NPB_1528976301

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Client:


Our client is currently searching for a Mechanical Engineer to work on a nuclear power station in Kent.
This will be a temporary contract to run for around 6 months but could be longer. This position would suit a Mechanical biased experienced, motivated individual capable of working both as a team and autominously. The role will involve working with a team of engineers and technicians in the completion of cradle to grave installations and modifications to plant and systems. Such work may include/require the following:
Site surveying and scope identification
Requirements capture and optioneering
Generation of health, safety and quality documentation
Production of specifications (Functional & Technical)
Engineering of solutions to given problems
Creation of work packs including method statements & risk assessments
Maintaining safety all in works undertaken in line with regulatory and compliance policies.
Engineering drawings utilising AutoCAD (previous experience beneficial but not required)
Fault finding, testing and commissioning of plant
Undertake and supervise mechanical installations
Secondary roles within the team as required by the Engineer in Charge (eg. RoES, Radiological Protection Supervisor)
Identifying issues/improvements/recommendations to plant and equipment
Working at height, in confined spaces and within radiological controlled areas.
Basic IT skills required (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
Flexibility with working hours will be required on occasion to fit in with the process nature of projects. This may include extended hours working, weekend working or night shift working.

Candidates will ideally have previous Mechanical Engineering experience on Nuclear Power stations.

An IOSH Mangaging Safely Certificate is essential.

Successful candidates will be required to ondergo a security vetting procedure.