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Jacobs Senior Mechanical Designer in United Kingdom Countrywide, United Kingdom

Senior Mechanical Designer


Jacobs is the Design and Engineering partner for Sellafield under the PPP(Programme and Project Partners). This is 20-year arrangement to deliver £7bnof major projects. We are identifying our best people to deliver thisprogramme.

Sellafieldare looking to adopt high value experience from across comparable highlycomplex regulated sectors and want to transform project delivery across itsestate. Working in a fully collaborative environment, there are three coreparts of the PPP scope: delivery of major projects, site-wide project deliveryimprovements and provision of supporting PPP services.Jacobs provide the front-end design and engineeringcapability and services required to deliver major projects and site wideproject delivery improvements. The programme will deliver innovation insolutions and schedule underpinning the decommissioning plan for the site.

Beingpart of the PPP Team offers a unique opportunity to be part of a team drivingchange and innovation in design and execution of engineering, safety anddelivery solutions in one of the most complex industrial sites in the UK if notthe world.

As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significantopportunities for you, as a Senior Mechanical Designer to support a key projectwithin the nuclear business.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of developmenttype work producing cutting edge mechanical equipment and testing rigsunderpinning new technology and providing an excellent service to ourcustomers.


  • Production of computer aided design drawings from concept level through to manufacturing detail, meeting relevant standards and our own expected high engineering standards and specifications

  • Ensuring design deliverables meet required standards of accuracy and quality, that all drawings are appropriately verified and performing verification of colleagues’ drawings

  • Working as part of a team with multi-disciplinary engineers and scientists – mechanical, electrical/C&I etc.

  • Supporting other related activities across the Nuclear business including liaising with project management and directly with customers.


  • HNC/HND in a relevant engineering subject and/ or demonstrable design experience

  • Computer literate, including competent in the use of Excel for calculations

  • Knowledge of the principles of engineering drawing to support manufacturing requirements

  • Experience in designing mechanical components and systems

  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical systems, remote operations in a nuclear environment or mechanical handling preferred

  • Experienced in AutoDesk AutoCAD and AutoDesk Inventor 2D/3D design software

  • Ability to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate own work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints

  • Have a high awareness of personal safety

Job Mechanical

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Warrington-UK Warrington - Birchwood Park

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CMS0000JB