Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    Nuclear Engineering, Defence

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  • Salary:

    c£48/hr Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Plymouth - Duration 6 months - Rate c£48/hr Umbrella
Key Words / Skills: Mechanical, Design, Engineer, Submarines, Frigates, Ships,  MIP.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on a 6 month contract.
As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your duties and responsibilities may include:
In order to deliver the MoD’s submarine and warship programmes, a significant programme of infrastructure investment will be required on the Devonport site. A new ‘Major Infrastructure Projects’ (MIP) Business Unit is being established to support this.

One of the key scope elements within MIP is re-establishing a defuel capability for out of service submarines. This work comprises of a number of interrelated projects, one of which is the Submarine Defuel Delivery Project (SDDP). The scope of SDDP comprises of the provision of: a 14 Dock Reactor Access House (RAH), a suite of defuelling tools & equipment, a Test & Training Rig (TTR), dockside HVAC and services and a safety justification for the facilities’ use.

The MoD has set a target completion date for the project of 2023 and the SDDP team is endeavouring to realise this challenging aspiration.

Main Purpose of Role
The primary purpose of the Senior Design Engineer Mechanical is to assist and support the Lead Design Engineers in the delivery of project scope. This will include the likes of the following;

Give support to planning and scheduling of project activities.
Complete work packages including the update of documentations and CAD drawings incorporating changes and checking the outputs are aligned and consistent with the design intent.
Process and issue documentation and drawings as coherent packages.
Maintaining the project registers and checking that the correct versions are available
Prepare work packages for design review and handover
Check and maintain lifetime records
Write reports and close out technical queries and data requests.

You will be an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer.
HNC / HND / Degree qualified.
Good people skills.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

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.

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