Jacobs Principal Mechanical Engineer in Warrington, United Kingdom
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About the Opportunity
AXIOM is one of the DSA alliance partners and is an unincorporated Joint Venture (JV) made up of three major engineering contracting companies each with complementary capabilities and skills. The members have excellent nuclear pedigrees, demonstrated expertise and effective track records across the UK nuclear fleet and related nuclear industries.
AXIOM provides process, mechanical, civil structural and architectural, electrical, instrumentation, control and safety capabilities to support Sellafield Ltd.
As well as having a large, dedicated team working for Sellafield Ltd, each has immense reach-back capability into parent organisations for knowledge, expertise and innovations gained from within, and external to, the nuclear industry. Examples of other markets include Oil and Gas, Environment, Mining and Aerospace.
The extensive capacity and capabilities of the AXIOM alliance provide the essential expertise that is crucial to achieving both the designs of the alliance and the wider goals of Sellafield Ltd and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).
You will be joining a large existing team that clearly understands the different requirements for optioneering, solution inspired, design decommissioning, operating plant asset care, infrastructure and new builds.
As a result of an increasing portfolio of projects, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to join the team in Birchwood, Warrington.
The role will lead a team of engineers and designers, and to ensure engineering, execution and delivery of the discipline to time, cost, and quality.
You will be expected to;
Deliver a safe, fit-for-purpose, fully integrated and operable design solution that meets product requirements, and includes appropriate validation and verification.
Ensure solutions meet all discipline-related legal requirements including CDM, safety, security, environmental and site licence conditions, and that deliverables and solutions generated are adequately underpinned.
Adopt validation and verification practices for key aspects of work to ensure that the design meets all functional, safety and environmental requirements and is integrated with other design disciplines.
Support the Project Engineering Manager in providing engineering design support to work scope definition throughout procurement, construction and commissioning project phases.
Coordinate discipline-related input to the derivation of requirements and capabilities for Areas, Systems and Products.
Develop and update cost and time estimates for delivery of the discipline-related design solution.
Lead and manage discipline-specific design resources
Here’s what you’ll need :
Significant of post-graduate work experience in a highly regulated industry, ideally some of it in the nuclear industry
Degree Qualification or equivalent qualification in a relevant technical or business discipline
Detail design knowledge of mechanical mechanisms or bespoke equipment.
Demonstrated record of maintaining own skills and knowledge at the forefront of the field Knowledge of delivering against legislative, regulatory and company policy standards and procedures e.g. safety, quality, risk, security
Extensive knowledge of relevant drawing standards
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