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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Remote Working
Remote Working
£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
A leading manufacturer of bespoke solutions specialising in the nuclear new build, decommissioning and defence sectors now requires Principal Engineers You will be responsible for the delivery of mechanical design packages and techically compliant design deliverables, whilst leading a team of Design Engineers to deliver solutions from front end engineering to detailed design production. You will provide the technical lead and direction of the engineering team assigned to each project. Responsibilities will incorporate client technical management in addition to: Design of High Integrity Goliath Crane structural fabrications, jib, portal and other crane structures, hoists, mechanisms and drive systems and production of supporting design calculations. Equipment life extension assessment / substantiation, safety function, code and legislation compliance. Site equipment surveys Interpretation of Design Input Requirements into fit for purpose solutions. Definition and verification of fit for purpose calculations Delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales Day to day management of the engineering team (up to 10 staff) Supervision, verification and production of design deliverables Interface co-ordination with other engineering disciplines Implementation of UK H&S legislation and appropriate design standards Interpretation and incorporation of external specialist engineering design information Production of key technical documentation including Technical file, O&M Manuals, Spares Lists, Test Documentation etc. Incorporating the requirements of the Operating, Maintenance and Recovery features within the design. Initiation and implementation of Design Change Control and Contract variation identification Life extension design refurbishment specification Technical Specifications for bespoke high integrity in-cell and out-cell cranes / handling equipment. including Technical Specifications, Design Substantiation Reports, Works Test Schedules, Operating and Maintenance Manuals. Feasibility studies associated with existing site cranes / mechanical handling equipment life extension / refurbishment Alternative options studies, addressing engineered solutions. Technical to support safety case submissions / compliance. Tender technical estimates, scope, budget and program Successful Engineers will be degree qualified, ideally chartered with experience of either nuclear decommissioning, pressure systems, remote handling equipment, lifting, process plant or heavy engineering plant and happy to work remotely All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits. By applying for this role, you are consenting for us to hold and process your data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations. If you have any questions or wish to exercise your right to access, erase or restrict the holding or processing of your data please contact us and we will respond to your query as soon as possible. Indeed1
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  • Job Reference: 717192992-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Automation Experts Ltd
    Automation Experts Ltd
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, Flexi-Time
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent