Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: BBBH147675
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Jefferson Wells
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer

Location - Plymouth

Rate - Negotiable - Inside IR35

6 Months - Possibly extension

My client is seeking a mechanical engineer to lead the 14D DSC Zoning System Upgrade Project and report to the 14D Mechanical Handling Lead Engineer and Project Manager.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership and direction to staff working on the Crane Zoning Project.
  • Interface with the CPO and Mechanical Handling Technical Authority to ensure the Subject Matter Experts are consulted.
  • Give support to planning, scheduling and estimating of project activities.
  • Interrogate and understand the historic design records and baseline the extant crane zoning system.
  • To deliver the work package to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost.
  • Produce, update and check design documentation including; requirements, design reports, CAD, drawings, calculations, substantiation, change records, commissioning reports etc. to ensure the outputs are aligned and consistent with the design intent.
  • Lead and present design reviews and close out actions.
  • Maintain and update the project registers of technical queries, change requests, design review requests and design review actions.
  • Check and maintain lifetime records.

Ideal Candidate Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of engineering works, e.g. mechanical handling, mechanical or electrical systems / services. A knowledge of cranes is not essential but desirable.
  • Experience of mechanical design is essential. This should include new or modification to structures and systems including concept, detail design, implementation and commissioning.
  • A proven track record in completing work packages in a highly regulated environment. Experience of the nuclear civil or defence industries would be considered highly valuable.
  • The ability to follow a design and safety lead engineering process and maintain accurate records and document/drawing revision control.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Have effective report writing, meeting chairing and presentation skills.
  • Proven experience of detail checking reports, calculations, CAD models and drawings.
  • Demonstrable communication skills and the ability to host design meetings across Microsoft teams whilst working remotely and on site.
  • Experience/understanding of Word, Excel, OneNote, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Vault, Navisworks and MathCAD.
  • HNC and significant Mechanical engineering experience is the minimum requirement. Preferentially, but not mandatory.

If you are interested in the role, then please submit your up to date CV and apply