Senior Mechanical Designer

  • Location

    Whitehaven, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £38.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Craig Mean

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Designer to join our nuclear biased client based in Whitehaven, Cumbria. This is a long term contract, please see further details below

Project Title
B229 Engineering Support

Project Description
Design support to the delivery of the Analytical Services & Active Area Services project portfolios, inclusive of multi-discipline design activities to support COSR implementation and ongoing asset care.

Job Description / Role
The role of designer is to deliver design package across the portfolio, under the management and supervision of the responsible engineer.
Candidates will be required to

*Apply the principles of the Sellafield gated process to all tasks and activities for which they are involved in.
*Determine Engineering Requirements.
*Produce or check outline designs and documentation.
*Produce or check detailed designs and documentation.
*Deliver tasks for which they are accountable to project cost and schedule.
*Produce high quality documentation, drawings and project deliverables.
*Assist the Responsible Engineer at design reviews with clear presentation of the tasks design deliverables to all attendees.
*Guide and mentor graduates, apprentices and other team members.

Essential Experience
Able to demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of the main laws and regulations that affect the safety, design and operation of plant and equipment including, Nuclear Installations Act & Site Licence Conditions, Health & Safety at Work Act and various regulations including Safety of Machinery, EWR CDM, LOLER, Pressure Systems, DSEAR, Ionising

Thorough understanding of piping specifications and piping design.

Desirable Experience
Check & Approve Work Course D03770
Design Change Course D03760

B229 Active / Non Active Inducted
Experience of B229 Facility Respirator fit test trained
SL Log On
Ability to obtain Classified/Monitored Worker
Knowledge of the Sellafield Ltd Management System (SLMS).

Personal Competences
Good Communicator
Adaptable & Dynamic
Ability to use engineering judgement
Able to work with minimal supervision
Ability to supervise and mentor other staff members

Security Clearance
Ability to obtain SC Clearance (minimum) Ability to obtain P1 or P4 pass holder

Design Tools / Software