Lead Mechanical/Piping Engineer

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    Nuclear Engineering, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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    c£68/hr Umbrella

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Lead Mechanical/Piping Engineer - Warrington - Duration 12 months - Rate c£68/hr umb.
Key words / skills: Mechanical, Piping, Engineer, Nuclear, BPSS, PDMS, CAESAR
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Balfour Beatty in order to recruit a Lead Mechanical/Piping Engineer to work on a 12 month contract in Warrington.
As a Lead Mechanical/Piping Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Project Description
The BEP Joint Venture project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Box Encapsulation Project (BEP).
Job Description / Role Lead Mechanical & Piping (M&P) Engineer for Area 600/900, reporting to the Area Delivery Engineering Manager and DLE. Responsible for management and delivery of M&P designs for Area 600/900. Leads the Area team and co-ordinates delivery of work across associated systems. Responsible for final approval of all Area 600/900 M&P design and engineering deliverables. Act as single point of contact with the Area project management team concerning project programme, project controls input and general project management support. 
Duties will also include the checking of engineering documents including drawings, identification of required resources, progress reporting, attendance of review meetings, liaison with client representatives and Discipline Lead Engineers.
Essential Experience & Qualifications
Degree qualified or demonstrable equivalent underpinning knowledge & understanding.
Minimum 10 years’ experience of working within a highly regulated industry.
Nuclear experience preferred working on Sellafield Ltd projects.
Proven experience of leading and managing M&P design & engineering teams containing engineers, designers and pipe stress analysts.
Ability to provide technical input, guidance and leadership for the production of M&P deliverables
Awareness of current standards, regulations, legislation and technical developments.
Detailed knowledge of Piping Design and Plant Layout
Proven understanding of Mechanical & Pipe Specifications
Control of schedule and manhour budgets
Liaison with technical specialists within the JV parent companies
A working knowledge of SL standards and procedures.
Knowledge of PDMS / Navisworks
Knowledge of CAESAR 2 software
A self-starter with good communication, analytical and team working skills. 
Experience in interrogating design in the context of assuring its fitness for purpose with respect to design process, rigour and functionality.
Ability to chair and control meetings.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.