Senior Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1326663505-2
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Morson Talent
  • Location: Devonport, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Seasonal Work
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Senior Design Engineer
Contract 12 months.
Inside IR35 Up to £70ph D.O.E
Plymouth Hybrid Working available.

Main Purpose of role:
The main purpose of the role is to provide technical engineering support and advice, and lead design activities relating to process engineering supporting dockyard facilities. This includes the maintenance and control of modifications to the design intent of nuclear process plant and equipment across DRDs Nuclear Licensed Site and the MoD s Authorised Site

Responsibilities of the Senior Design Engineer role include:
• Management and development of a small team of Design Engineers
• Development and delivery of designs in accordance with the design process (Start-up, Concept, Scheme, Detailed and Implementation phases)
• Managing the production, checking and approval of technical documentation and drawings
• Leading engineering analyses including calculations, component structural analysis and system fluid flow simulation/analysis.
• Ensuring compliance with nuclear site licence conditions, statutory legislation, and design codes/standards
• Providing through-life technical support for nuclear process assets
• Estimating, prioritising, and producing work schedules/project programmes

Required Knowledge:
• Understanding of mechanical engineering principles for the design, operation and maintenance of pressure/pipework systems
• Knowledge of the design lifecycle
• Knowledge of the general regulations, legislation and standards that are applicable to nuclear process and pressure system design.
• Knowledge of project specification, planning and budgeting

Technical experience with one or more of the following:
• Pressure systems.
• Computer aided design
• Component engineering simulation
• System fluid flow analysis
• Nuclear plant design

With the following personal competencies:
• Good organisational and time management skills
• Good communication skills, both oral and written, including report writing
• Questioning attitude
• Attention to detail
• Logical approach to problem solving and provision of advice
• Flexible approach to allow for reactive nature of work
• An ability to work with others and independently
• Professional attitude and approach to work

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a minimum of an HND/FdSc/FdEng or equivalent in a mechanical/process engineering discipline and be professionally registered with an engineering institution.