Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Adam Nash

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Mechanical Engineer
6 months
£35-40.00 per hour

Our client is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join an already experienced team. We are currently looking a Mechanical Engineer that will deliver professional services on mechanical equipment and systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct technical investigations and root cause analysis. Propose design solutions to issues encountered during installation, commissioning, test and trials
  • Apply and manage requirements to drive the development of design solutions for marine mechanical equipment and systems
  • Assess and manage the integration of solutions with other engineering equipment/systems across the platform
  • Lead and oversee the physical installation and testing of multiple EPG design solutions on-site
  • Assess the technical quality of installation activities in accordance with design guidance. Define and co-ordinate the delivery of design change and modifications to EPG installations working with the relevant technical authority
  • Produce test, trials and acceptance procedures for new equipment and modified systems, ensuring alignment with project requirements. Draw on the knowledge and experience of other cross-discipline engineers where required
  • Work to the requirements of the Engineering Lifecycle Governance processes.
  • Produce technical reports, scopes of work, test & trials reports and acceptance evidence packs
  • Liaise with MOD establishments, test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required to satisfy the needs of a project
  • Ensure compliance with Safety and Environmental Management Systems in all activities to mitigate identified risks and improve overall SHE performance.

Essential Requirements:

  • Be qualified to HNC/HND, or equivalent, in mechanical engineering with at least 5 years experience post-qualification in roles involving installation support engineering, commissioning and test & trials of systems and equipment.
  • Working towards Professionally Registered (IEng) through a relevant professional engineering institution such as the IET, IMechE, etc. possibly from a current EngTech status.
  • Deliver embodiment of solutions to agreed time, cost and quality to meet project milestones. Will be familiar with product safety & environmental requirements.
  • Capable of supporting design solutions through the full Engineering Lifecycle, with a working knowledge of some Lifecycle phases. Able to ensure knowledge and skills keep pace with the technology.
  • Ability to work with Classification Society and Naval Authority requirements.

If you are interested in finding out more, you can call Adam on 02392288289 or email anash@astutetehncial.co.uk

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