Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Senior Mechanical Engineer, Contract, Aztec West


  • Provide cost/timescale information and progress reporting.
  • Provide design solutions for the nuclear industry and coordinate the production of: Design Schemes ,Design Proposal Drawings ,Detail Drawings ,General Assemblies Functional Specifications/ Functional Requirements Documents ,Technical Reports and Studies Design Justification Reports
  • Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control.
  • Take responsibility for delivery of multi-discipline work package to programme, budget and required quality.
  • Able to manage several teams of Designers and Engineers and undertake checking of Mechanical deliverables.
  • Have working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by legislation (and applicable Directives).
  • Has presented at Designers Risk Assessments / Design Reviews and ideally at HAZOP studies.
  • Has working knowledge of AutoCAD Inventor & Vault.
  • Has a good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
  • Has a good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy,
  • Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
  • Good knowledge of Geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
  • Good working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.
  • Ability to sanction and develop responses to sub-contractor manufacturing queries.
  • Ideally experience of manufacturing high integrity systems, including interfacing with Safety Case requirements
  • Brief Person Specification

      • Preferably degree qualified (HNC Minimum) with 8 years relevant technical experience.
      • Preferably, will have 5 years nuclear experience.
      • Managing small teams
      • Mechanical Governance, Legislation and Procedures
      • Experience of supporting manufacturing activities
      • On Site Commissioning