Senior Mechanical Designer

  • Location

    Moor Row, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £51.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Designer based at Wesltakes Science Park, Moor Row, Cumbria

Job Role

Mechanical Designer with the capabilities of producing and undertaking / contributing towards the following tasks:

Contributing to HAZOP Review
Contributing to Assurance Reviews
Engaging specialist mechanical handling contractors
Production of Mechanical design deliverables, including
Mechanical Flow Diagrams
Block Flow Diagrams
General Arrangement Drawings
Design Proposal Drawings
Sub Assembly and Detail Drawings
Production of 2D drawings & Details for manufacture
Production of 3D models of Plant Equipment
Production of manufacturing drawings from 3D models
Input to estimate packs for all of the above in line with procurement strategy
Undertake plant surveys
Interpret plant survey data
Production of Technical Note for Records

Educational Professional Qualifications Required
Significant Mechanical handling experience SL SQEP Level 3
Beta Gamma Remote Handling experience SL SQEP Level 2
Nuclear Packages experience SL SQEP Level 2
Experience of design delivery in a highly regulated industry with mechanical handling experience.
Experience of design delivery using SL Management System.
Ability to demonstrate SQEP against Designer Role (SR0754)
Sound knowledge of BS 8888
Familiarity with Cimage, registration of drawings and SL procedures and processes (SLMS)
Design fundamentals PUWER, CDM, IRR, LOLER
Proactive approach, team player and ownership of the task
Strong behavioural competencies in the following

Nuclear Safety
Working Collaboratively
Holding Self and Others to Account
Classified/monitored worker (preferable)
P1 / P4 pass holder
Proficient in AutoCAD and 3D modelling (Inventor / ProEngineer)