Senior Mechanical Engineer

North West England
Competitive Salary
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location: Warrington (other locations may be considered, UK-wide)
Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear
REF: SF34680

About the role:
Here at Cavendish Nuclear, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer.

We are proud to be the UK's leading supplier to the nuclear industry and a growing global force. From our inception during the earliest days of nuclear research and development, we recognised that a focus on people and the expertise they deliver is the key to meeting the challenges of this exciting technology.

The breadth of our expertise means we are able to offer unrivalled experience and specialist knowledge across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

You will resolve specific technical issues and problems, compile technical reports and accompanying presentations, provide, review and adhere to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coach, mentor and assist others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, build strong working relationships with stakeholders, work independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.

You will work on a range of engineering problems involving high levels of complexity & uncertainty. Whilst also providing help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development.

What do I need to do this role?

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

You will require an engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant mechanical engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience

You will also ideally hold chartered Engineer status, or be working towards this

We are seeking Mechanical Engineers experienced in Nuclear, or other highly regulated industries e.g. Oil & Gas, Petrochem, Utilities etc

What else do I need to know?
All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

Candidates must be eligible to gain and maintain UK SC level security clearance

About Cavendish Nuclear
Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle.

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Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

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