Senior Mechanical Engineer Nuclear

£45000 - £50000 per annum
11 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client, a defence and technology specialist consultancy, is currently expanding their defence team to meet strong demand from its main clients and therefore require a Senior Mechanical Engineer with nuclear experience to join the team. The team's work supports a number of key defence programmes including high integrity structures for new defence establishments and the UK Submarine programme. They also deliver a significant amount of work aimed at refurbishing or rebuilding facilities, making use of multidiscipline skills and client knowledge to deliver projects. Nuclear industry experience is vital for this opportunity.

Your responsibilities will include:

To create optimal design solutions to address specified requirements
Produce substantiation calculations to demonstrate designs will perform as required
Author and update technical documents
Manage your delivery against Time, Cost and Quality requirements
Present your work to the client at formal reviews
Work within project teams, these may including placements at clients' sites

Skills and Qualifications:

Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership
A sound understanding of mechanical engineering principles and their application to varied projects and domains
Experience in the production of design documentation, including optioneering reports, specifications and requirements capture documents
Experience in producing design calculations (preferably using MathCAD)
Demonstrate creativity and experience across the design lifecycle including undertaking requirements capture, concept generation, and development and down selection
Competent in producing technical calculations
Familiar with working to design codes and industry standards appropriate for a safety critical industry.
Deal effectively with ambiguity and multiple problems whilst working to tight timescales
Participate and present material at formal design reviews.

Experience in one or more of the following technical disciplines is desirable:

High integrity mechanical handling equipment and operation in a safety critical environment
Finite Element Analysis (ABAQUS, LS-DYNA or similar)
Computer Aided Design
Involvement in testing/commissioning of equipment into service
Experience in an equivalent safety critical industry is also desirable.

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer Nuclear
Location Reading, Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £50,000pa DOE
Job ID:LF/HQ 12820


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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