Senior Mechanical Engineer

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  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    5-6 Months

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer based at Birchwood, Warrington.

Job Role

Detailed design of all associated equipment for the retrieval of cannisters from stores including design for manufacture, checking of manufacturing drawings and associated calculations.

Provide mechanical engineering input in close conjunction with the Lead Mechanical engineer and a multidisciplinary team to include the application of best practices and LFE consideration of ALARP, nuclear accountancy, permanent/ temporary containment/ventilation systems and contamination control approaches.

Interface between other disciplines, such as Process and EC&I.

Efficient liaison with stake-holders

Deliver work activities against agreed work plans

Experience Required

5 years nuclear experience
First class written and personal communication skills
Experience of design for manufacture and design checking
Ability to deliver/develop/input to complex options and/or study reports.
Ability to liaise with stakeholders across a wide range of specialist areas and at all levels.
Experience of new and ageing Alpha plant.
Knowledge of Project Functional Specifications and Study Briefs
Peer review/checking of Study reports/Drawing schemes
Knowledge of Technology Readiness Level assessments

Design Tools

Knowledge of CAD design
Microsoft packages (word, excel, power point, Visio)