Senior Mechanical Engineer (04 August 2021) England

The Role: 

Reporting to the Turbine Island Lead, the Senior Mechanical Engineer shall be responsible for the Turbine Island’s Systems engineering design development activities. The Senior Mechanical Engineer shall work closely with multidisciplined teams in supporting the development of the Turbine Island design deliverables that forms part of a Small Modular Reactor major development programme.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for preparing the Engineering task deliverables and managing their scope, quality, safety and risk management deliverables in-line with the programme and engineering schedule.
  • Development of Functional and Design Requirements
  • Development of Equipment Lists and engineering schedules
  • Develop requirement specifications and engineering designs using agreed engineering CAD, FEA and Modelling tools
  • Act as technical support and point of contact for other project and interface activities
  • Collaborate with the project partners and design development activities and interfaces, and support design reviews across multidisciplined teams
  • Provide support input on for HAZID/HAZOP reviews, optioneering studies, design risk assessment and FMECA reviews.
  • Liaise with the project  safety team on nuclear safety  licensing, environmental and planning /permitting interface activities that are relevant to the Turbine Island scope.
  • Ensure adherence to the company statutory H&S Policies and rules and compliance with the project and Quality Management System

 Your Background: 

  • 10 years’ experience preferably in the nuclear or highly regulated industry such as oil and gas and process sector. Good experience and background in turbine design, Turbine Balance of Plant and equipment design system.
  • Good experience in similar roles with specific emphasis on FEED through to detailed design and EPC
  • Strong technical background and broad experience in EPC power plant projects. With General mechanical or specialist piping, vessels, and mechanical handling systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with internal and external stake holders
  • Ability to identify and manage the critical interfaces on major projects.
  • Good knowledge of UK Health and safety regulations, safety systems, HAZOP and engineering substantiation and technical standards
  • Appreciation of CDM and construction processes
  • Appreciation and application of  ASME, European  and UK codes and standards
  •  Personal Specification/Attributes
  •  Result oriented, teamwork, ability to work independently and proactively as part of a team, good organisation skills, ability to deal with confidential and sensitive nuclear information in a professional manner and in-line with export control obligations.
  • Systems Engineering awareness
  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in an engineering discipline
  • Health and safety qualification such as IOSH or NEBOSH is desirable
  • CEng in a relevant discipline or working towards Professional Registration
  • SC Clearance or capable of achieving it

 Security Clearance:

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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