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Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Defence, Nuclear

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dan Parker

  • Email:

    dparker@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14867_1574265423

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-20

  • Consultant:

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Lead Mechanical Engineer - Consultancy
Bristol - £50-65k DOE


Introduction


Astute are looking for an experienced senior mechanical engineer to work in a consultancy environment providing best in class project delivery to a portfolio of industry leading clients across the UK nuclear and defence sectors.

The Person


With a strong background in mechanical engineering, you will have a demonstrable record of safely leading project delivery to time, budget, and quality in a high hazard / high precision setting, preferably with experience of UK nuclear sector regulatory obligations and SLCs. Typical duties would involve leading recovery projects and tasks, and so the spirit to succeed in challenging situations is key, with a can-do attitude, an engaging personal leadership style and always a keen eye for the commercial deliverables on every task.


In addition to your technical engineering leadership expertise you will have superb communication skills, the ability to generate positive working relationships with stakeholders at all levels, be comfortable to take a lead role with client engagement where necessary, and to both identify and then support business development opportunities when appropriate to do so.



PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS ROLE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO EITHER ALREADY HOLD OR BE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN UK SECURITY CHECK (SC) LEVEL SECURITY CLEARANCE. ANY APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THESE CRITERIA WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISREGARDED



Desired Skills


The ability to be flexible and adaptable is a core trait for the successful candidate, enabling them to work across a broad range of utilisations within a consultancy that is confident to take on a variety of challenges in their sector.


However, particular experience or knowledge relating to the following areas within power generation would be a distinct advantage:

  • Civil Nuclear - New build and operations
  • SMR - Small Modular Reactors
  • Mechanical Handling
  • HVAC
  • Systems Engineering
  • Safety Case

What's on offer


An extremely competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits package is just the start. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and career with a progressive consultancy that is considered the benchmark for excellence by their clients. This position will have internal leadership responsibility and suit someone keen to exercise their initiative.


You will have a personal mentor to provide guidance and technical assistance as required, with both internal and external training conducted to supplement your own on the job learning.
Positive behaviours are rewarded by a reactive review process that allows proactive individuals to advance in line with their achievements, and you will have the opportunity to excel across a wide range of exciting projects



How to apply


If you'd like to discuss this fantastic opportunity in more detail, or can think of somebody that might be interested, then give me a call on 02392 222 961 , or 07766 452 373 if out of hours. CVs can be sent to dparker@astutetechnical.co.uk, but please do follow up with a supporting call to find out more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.