Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Location
  • Warrington
  • Job type
  • Contract
  • Salary
  • c£56/hr Umbrella
  • Job ref
  • JO11437

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Warrington - 12 months - Rate c£56/hr Umb
Key words/skills: Mechanical, Engineer, Nuclear, Senior, Principal, BPSS

Wilde Recruitment are working along side Balfour Beatty to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer to work on a 12 month contract.
As a Principal Mechanical Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
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).
The role reports to the Engineering Management team.

Support the Mechanical Discipline Lead Engineer with assurance activities within detail design delivery including preparing for and chairing System Assist and Readiness Reviews, reviewing design packages prior to issue for review with the Employer (Sellafield Limited), help in assessing comments and ensuring the lessons learnt are fed-back and used by the project’s engineers and designers.
Extend and adopt a pragmatic approach across the Area Teams to the mechanical engineering detail design, standardisation of designs, consistency and quality in the deliverables and the extension into purchasing of the plant and equipment.
Support Area Lead Engineers in mechanical delivery and vendor support to packages of work, liaise with the Construction and Commissioning teams to ensure correct installation and set to work.
To provide advice and guidance to the Area Team’s Mechanical Lead Engineers on application and compliance with relevant legal requirements, Sellafield Limited standards, European and British Standards, non-European standards and project procedures.
To coordinate the production of common discipline Technical Specifications across all areas and to liaise with the Sellafield Limited Intelligent Customer (IC) to ensure the design aligns with the project’s “Fit for Purpose” design philosophy and the ICs’ expectations.

Have 15yrs (preferable) demonstrable experience in delivering in a similar role/environment, with recent relevant exposure to work in the nuclear industry.
Demonstrable experience in the leadership and direction of others to deliver engineering.
Ability to coordinate and carry out competency assessment of engineers and designers.
A self-starter with good communication, analytical and team working skills. 
Experience in the checking and approval of engineering design deliverables, i.e. technical specifications and reports.
Hold a minimum HND or equivalent.
Ideally will hold a Degree and be a Chartered Engineer, or have 20 years’ experience in the field.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931.
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.

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