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Senior/Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Competitive hourly rate
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 6 months initially
  • Start Date: 2022-04-20
  • Expiry Date: 20 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040750
NRL are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior/Principal Mechanical Engineer to work on a contract basis for one of our leading clients, within the nuclear industry. Work will be based in Stoke Gifford, Bristol with some flexibility on remote working. Please note this role has been deemed inside IR35.

Job Purpose:
The Senior/Principal Engineer manages the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience. At this level; an experienced engineer, high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area, resolves specific technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.
  • Authoring design reports (flow calculations, line sizing)
  • Checking of mechanical documents and deliverables
  • Designer risk assessments / CDM
  • Producing Bill of Materials
  • Compliance to SFRs
  • Outline Installation Method Statements
  • Supporting Single and Multi-discipline Design Reviews
  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
  • Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status)
  • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities
  • Good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
  • Good understanding of general mechanical / process engineering principles