Site Engineer

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  • Location

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £41.00 - £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Based on the MENSA Project, AWE, Burghfield, we are looking for proactive, dedicated and enthusiastic Engineers to join our growing team. The work scope entails providing Engineering support to site technicians undertaking installation / complex assembly of mechanical components in a Nuclear Class 1 facility. Individuals will need excellent interpersonal skills, to liaise with technicians, production and design engineers, project managers, management and are required to be conscientious, have an eye for detail and an ability to spot and report issues which may become future problems. Safety, quality and reliability are key elements in everything we do due to the nature of the equipment.

* Mechanical Engineering HNC (or above)
* 5 years relevant experience in a Construction / Test environment (preferred)
* IOSH Managing Safely (preferred)
* Experience of working in a Nuclear environment (preferred)
* SC Security clearance (preferred)
* Appointment as Temporary Works Co-ordinator (optional)
* Appointment as AP (L) - Appointed Person (Lifting) (optional)
* Appropriate Industry Competence Card - CSCS Card (required)
* All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage
* Attend PLOW (Plan of the Week), readiness review and other meetings as deemed necessary by the Project Team
* Ability to read and interpret complex Engineering assembly and part drawings
* Ensure that the construction work is supervised, checked and accepted in accordance with the relevant specifications, drawings and standards of workmanship
* Witness and sign off installation work as complete (in conjunction with the Site Quality Team), producing a comprehensive report when the installation is not as per drawing / method provided
* Produce, and maintain in a timely manner, the documentation required for their part of the works - This includes, but not limited to, Implementation Quality Plans, Method Statements, and Risk Assessments etc
* Provide Mechanical technical oversight to installation activities and act as Technical Point of Contact for Mechanical Installation
* Utilise good spoken and written English skills to author reports
* Liaise as necessary with designers to ensure correct interpretation of their requirements and obtain authorisation for modifications as a consequence of conditions.
* Ensure work is co-ordinated to meet programmed dates
* Work with and provide support to construction colleagues in Cavendish Nuclear, as well as within the Project Team
* Record any problems encountered during the works and notify Cavendish Nuclear management of the details at the earliest opportunity
* Work with the Project Team to identify potential problems and to contribute to the provision of solutions
* Ensure that Mechanical Construction personnel comply with the requirements of Cavendish Nuclear procedures and where applicable project specific procedures and quality assurance programmes
* Keep auditable daily records of work undertaken by themselves and those under their control