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​Senior Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Cumbria

​Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineers work across a multitude of engineering sectors, but often specialise in one particular area such as piping, HVAC and mechanical handling. A Senior Mechanical Engineer must hold effective project implementation planning skills as a senior member of the team, as well as provide expert advice to stakeholders within the business and project teams. Typical work a Senior Mechanical Engineer will undertake includes carrying out surveys, producing calculations and computer-aided design drawings, working to relevant safety standards and international design codes.

A Senior Mechanical Engineer will usually hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline. Other technical qualifications may include MCIBSE, MIET or HNC/HND. Senior Mechanical Engineers may also hold Chartered Engineer status, or be working towards it.

​Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in North West England. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by size, consisting of six districts: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland. In 2019 Cumbria had a population of around half a million people. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park and many market towns. Cumbria can be easily accessed from Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Glasgow and Edinbourgh, all under 2 hours drive away. Cumbria is home to some of the UK's largest engineering and defence projects including shipbuilding projects and Sellafield power plant.