Nuclear Mechanical Engineer

Nuclear Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Nuclear Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896403_1573120724
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2019 09:58

Job Description

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 Mechanical Engineers 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.
Support the QA process through review or checking colleagues' work.
Present your work to the client at formal reviews.
Work within project teams, these may include placements at clients' sites.

Skills and Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related subject, or equivalent relevant experience
A sound understanding of mechanical engineering principles and their application.
Experienced in the production of design documentation and calculations in a nuclear context
Experience working to industry design codes and standards
Proven record of delivering technically challenging projects
Motivated to meet delivery targets without compromising quality.
Experience of working in a nuclear context
Stakeholder engagement

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: Nuclear Mechanical Engineer
Location Reading, Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID:896403


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.

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