Senior Mechanical Engineer

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The ideal candidate will have large construction project experience as well as having worked on nuclear new-build projects.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Engage and supervise the mechanical design activities, review and accept the mechanical deliverables. Ensure the safety, consistency and integrity of related engineering design.
  • Feasibility Studies
  • The basic, detail and execution design
  • Responsible to establish the IC and DA required technical capabilities in mechanical areas.
  • Responsible to take technical review to safety case in mechanical areas and attend relevant regulatory review meetings.
  • Responsible for the establishment and implementation of technical procedures, technical standards in mechanical areas.
  • Assist the management of scope, quality, technical risk related design contractor in mechanical areas.
  • Carry out any other engineering works assigned by company directors.

Knowledge, skills and attributes:

  • Understanding of generic Nuclear Safety, Security and Environment Policies
  • Understanding of ALARP and BAT, their application as well as the relevant good practice in the UK

Understand the key elements of Mechanical design in support to a Nuclear Power Plant, including:

  • Safety Functions and Systems Categorisation and Classification within the UK context
  • Applicable codes and standards, including the relevant Codes and standards for mechanical system design (e.g. Pressure regulations, MCCR, ASME, B31, LOLER, etc.)

Skilled in the following Mechanical Design areas:

  • Mechanical Design Basics
  • HVAC design
  • Auxiliary system design
  • Rotating mechanical plant system design
  • Cranes, lifting and handling equipment design, including nuclear lifting cranes
  • Chemical and process system design
  • Fire Protection system design
  • Piping design and analysis
  • Optimization of the plant heat and mass balance cycle
  • Equipment Qualification (EQ) of mechanical equipment
  • Deep understanding of Internal and External hazards, Fault
  • Studies and PSA for a nuclear power plant
  • Equipment Qualification (EQ) of mechanical equipment

For a confidential discussion, please send your CV to

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