Principal Mechanical Designer - HVAC

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  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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We have an opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Designer - HVAC based at Warrington.

Job Role

The candidate would provide a supporting role to the Senior Engineer to deliver the HVAC systems design packages.
These include (but are not limited to) C5 extract & C3 extract and C2 & C0 supply & extract systems.

Able to assist the Senior Engineer in preparation for design reviews & HAZOPs and give support to the Senior Engineer with progress reporting and ensuring successful, timely delivery of design work.

Able to work as a team member, oversee senior designer & designer grade staff, liaise closely with 3D-modellers and have constructive dialogue with staff from all levels & disciplines.

In addition, the candidate would be required to:
produce drawings (VFDs, GAs & SLDs), calculations, CDM risk assessments and OIMSs
input to specifications & other miscellaneous documents supporting the HVAC design process
carry out site surveys of HVAC systems
level 3 checking of drawings produced by other designers.

It would be an advantage to be familiar with delivering projects using PDMS.
Any prior experience of cell, laboratory & glovebox design would be preferable.
Experience of using Hevacomp software would be an advantage.

It is expected that staff at this grade can demonstrate a proven track record at the grade of senior designer
Minimum requirement of 15 years engineering experience working within a highly regulated industry, 10 of which should have ideally been gained within the nuclear industry.
Fully conversant with UK Statutory Regulations and industry design guides and standards relating to this discipline. It would also be an advantage to be familiar with the relevant Sellafield Limited Design Standards

Design Tools
AutodeskCAD, Navisworks Freedom Viewer, MS Office suite of programmes including Visio, SL network/IT access.