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Principle Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 05 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035824
 NRL are looking for a Principle Mechanical Engineer to work with a nuclear and defence client of ours, based in Cheshire on a contract basis. These roles would be within IR35. 

As a result of increasing demand for our client’s services, there are significant opportunities for you to support a key project within the nuclear business.

Role Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the Engineering Quality of the project delivery, ensuring compliance with client specifications and engineering standards. 
  • The role works alongside the Project Manager to ensure scope changes and time are managed.
  • Responsible, in co-operation with Client Project Engineers, for the technical quality of all conceptual designs, design schemes and detail drawings and associated design documentation.
  • Maintains compliance with Engineering Standards and applicable legislation
  • To participate in Design Reviews and, where appropriate, organise such reviews. Ensure that subsequent design meets the projects' requirements.
  • Maintain the technical capability of the delivery team, identify and cover capability shortfalls.
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of data and information received from clients
  • Ensuring the requirements of the Health & Safety of Work act, CDM, Machineries Directive, and the COSHH regulations are understood and complied with
  • Report to the Project Management Team when project risks have been realised, or additional risks arise.
  • To be the principle focal point for liaison with Client Engineering Management Personnel
  • Maintain effective discipline.
  • Maintain an overview of the project and provide direction on project process, communications and consistency of approach
  • Promote a good working relationship

Role Requirements
  • HNC / HND or degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Ideally Chartered engineering & member of an appropriate institute. Must be approaching Chartered to be considered. 
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and present complex arguments in a well-structured manner, suitable for a varied audience
  • Demonstrable communication skills with stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Awareness and understanding of the purpose of Safety Cases in the Nuclear industry
  • Ability to work in a team in a multidisciplinary environment, potentially in a construction site environment
  • Ability to think innovatively and solve complex problems
  • Experience of working in a safety and safety case environment within either the nuclear industry, or a similar highly regulated industry such as petrochemical or rail (preferable)
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of some or all of the following techniques would be beneficial: mechanical plant, rotating equipment, piping, structural steelwork, HVAC, building services
  • Knowledge/experience of operating in an environment with a graded approach to quality processes 

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Stable contract duration