Lead Mechanical Engineer
Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
The Mechanical Engineer is principally a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership. The Lead Engineer can be responsible for delivering a package of work within a project. You will have frequent liaison with other disciplines in the design team and within the client. Lead engineers are the main interface between senior management and hands-on design.
Key responsibilities for a Lead Mechanical Engineer:
Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications
Prepare supporting design calculations to substantiate design
Check design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team
Actively contribute to design & safety reviews (Risk Assessments & HAZOP's) from technical standpoint
Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team
Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works, method statements, risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards, safety legislation/regulatory requirements and those of the client
Prepare installation, commissioning and operating documents
Planning & allocation of workload to other members of design team in order to deliver package of work
Management of sub-contractors providing niche services to the design
Position of the Mechanical Engineer within the organisation:
Based within the Project Engineering Consultancy division in Oxfordshire reporting to one of the Senior Engineers.
Ideally you will have the following skills, experience and attributes…
HNC qualification or equivalent gained within a relevant area of the discipline
Membership of a discipline specific Institution (e.g. I MechE; I Structural Eng; CIBSE; IChemE etc)
>5 Years' experience in the role of design in a nuclear environment, or other equivalent highly regulated industry
Proven track record of successfully delivering design solutions.
Good understanding of Statutory and safety Regulations and their appropriate utilisation
Proven track record within a project environment with strong organisational and interpersonal skills
Customer/client liaison and strong commercial awareness
Degree Qualified in a relevant technical/engineering discipline
Expertise in the nuclear industry
Inspection, Installation, Commissioning
Management and technical delivery of medium sized design teams in the delivery of scheme / preliminary design packages
Experience of leading teams within a project environment would be a distinct advantage
Management of sub-contractors
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