Principal Mechanical Engineer

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    Nuclear Engineering, Design Engineering

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Principal Mechanical Engineer - Stockton on Tees - Contract 12 months - Rate £42-£48.0/hr Neg
Key Words/Skills: Mechanical, Principal, Senior, Nuclear, Design, BEP, Packages, Sellafield Ltd

The Project / Role / Duties:
The Box Encapsulation Plant (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 in BEP, undertaken in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of the Project stakeholders.
Support the Lead Engineer with assurance activities within the detail design 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.
Across Area Teams extend and adopt a pragmatic approach 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.
To provide advice and guidance to the Area Team’s Mechanical 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.

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced Mechanical Engineer at the Principal / Senior level.
Ideally qualified HND, Degree or have significant experience.
MUST have NUCLEAR experience.
MUST have excellent people skills both written and oral.
MUST have the ability the Chair & Control Meetings.

To discuss this Principal Mechanical Engineer vacancy please contact: James Walker on 0161 474 6856 / 07788668931

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