Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Plymouth - Duration 12 months - Rate c£50/hr Umb.
Key words / skills: Mechanical, Engineer, Naval, Marine, Building Services, HVAC, Design, CDM, BIM, Nuclear, Substantiation 

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer, to work on a 12 month contract at Plymouth.
As a Principal Mechanical Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Principal Tasks and Responsibilities
Lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses. Provide Subject Matter Expert advice as per discipline.
Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project’s technical planning process.
Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock’s Business Management System and Technical Manual.
Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements
Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline.
Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council.
NUC0793 Nuclear Plant Foundation Course Module 1
NUC0794 Nuclear Fundamentals (Foundation) Course Module 2
NUC0911 Introduction to Safety Engineering (ITSE)
Design of mechanical and nuclear process systems e.g. fresh water, demineralised water, radioactive effluent processing etc.
Design of industrial gas systems e.g. low and high pressure air, welding gases etc.
Design of mechanical building services
Knowledge of seismic analysis for mechanical process equipment
Experience of substantiation of process equipment for justification of Nuclear Safety Functions
The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle
Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design
Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements
Experience of working in BIM environments
Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience
Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety (including Principal Designer responsibilities under CDM) and Quality requirements.

You will be an experienced Mechanical Engineer.
10 years experience.
HND / Degree / Chartered.

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.