Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland, Scotland
Salary: Up to £275 per day
Reference: BBBH13911_1561475193
Contact Name: Kelly Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 16:06

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear
£275-day rate
12-month contract
Dounreay - Scotland

Our client, a leading company working within the Nuclear Energy sector, currently require a Mechanical Engineer to join the operations team at a busy nuclear power plant in Scotland. The ideal candidate will have five years' experience in an engineering background.

As a Mechanical Engineer you will work on systems and equipment, delivering mechanical engineering work that will include specification, calculation, analysis, design, verification and/or assessment. There may also be an opportunity to act as a Commissioning Engineer, as and when required by the Project Teams.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Control develop and monitor plans and procedures.
  • Develop appropriate solutions for operational problems.
  • Write Technical Specifications.
  • Apply health, safety, environmental and waste management processes with engineering activities taking advice where necessary from appropriate specialists.
  • Monitor implementation of plans and procedures to ensure compliance with project schedules, safety procedures and legislation.
  • Liaise effectively with regulators and stakeholders on specific projects.
  • Develop requirement specifications, technical specification and other design related documentation for major projects.
  • Develop and review discipline specific engineering drawings.
  • Carrying out system and equipment commissioning in line with commissioning and test documentation.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • HNC in Engineering or equivalent qualifications plus experience.
  • At least 5 years Engineering and Industrial experience.
  • Good attention to detail commensurate with safety-critical design
  • Good PC skills including use of MS Office tools in a networked environment
  • Experience of producing scheme/concept designs for EPC projects
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Good organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff/contractors at all levels is essential.
  • Ability to apply engineering processes to achieve engineering solutions


  • £275 day rate
  • 12-month contract

If you are interested in this role, please contact Kelly Clarke on 02393910035 or email

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