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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer
12 Month Contact
IR35: Inside

Our Client has a requirement for a Principal Mechanical Engineer, who will be required to work on a 12 month contract basis in Warrington.

Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Support the Mechanical Discipline Lead Engineer with assurance activities within detail design delivery including preparing for and chairing System Assist and Readiness Reviews, reviewing design packages prior to issue for review with the Employer, help in assessing comments and ensuring the lessons learnt are fed-back and used by the project's engineers and designers.
  • Extend and adopt a pragmatic approach across the Area Teams to the mechanical engineering detail design, standardisation of designs, consistency and quality in the deliverables and the extension into purchasing of the plant and equipment.
  • Support Area Lead Engineers in mechanical delivery and vendor support to packages of work, liaise with the Construction and Commissioning teams to ensure correct installation and set to work.
  • To provide advice and guidance to the Area Team's Mechanical Lead Engineers on application and compliance with relevant legal requirements, standards, European and British Standards, non-European standards and project procedures.
  • To coordinate the production of common discipline Technical Specifications across all areas and to liaise with the Intelligent Customer (IC) to ensure the design aligns with the project's "Fit for Purpose" design philosophy and the ICs' expectations.

Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience in the leadership and direction of others to deliver engineering.
  • Ability to coordinate and carry out competency assessment of engineers and designers.
  • A self-starter with good communication, analytical and team working skills.
  • Experience in the checking and approval of engineering design deliverables, i.e. technical specifications and reports.
  • Hold a minimum HND or equivalent.
  • Have 15yrs demonstrable experience in delivering in a similar role/environment, with recent relevant exposure to work in the nuclear industry - Desired.
  • Ideally will hold a Degree and be a Chartered Engineer, or have 20 years' experience in the field. - Desired.

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.
We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Principal Mechanical Engineer's looking for new employment.