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Mechanical Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 10 June 2024
Salary: £40 to £60 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 10 July 2024
Location: PL1 4SG
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Morson Talent
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 232480DHJ-449571



The purpose of the Mechanical Engineer role is:

To assist the Discipline Lead in delivery of the mechanical services engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost.

Responsible for managing the technical deliverables of the mechanical services engineering packages in line with the planned deliverables agreed by the Discipline Lead.


A degree in an appropriate engineering discipline.

Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council or working towards chartership.

Nuclear Introductory Course or equivalent nuclear and/or marine system knowledge.


The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:

• Design of mechanical and nuclear process systems e.g. fresh water, demineralised water
• Design of industrial gas systems e.g. low pressure air, welding gases
• Design of mechanical building services
• Design of pumping stations, including associated pipework and valves
• Design of mechanical ventilation systems
• Knowledge of seismic analysis for mechanical process equipment
• Experience of substantiation of process equipment for justification of Nuclear Safety Functions
• Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to post and project requirements
• Sound understanding of company and departmental procedures relating to Health and Safety, Design and quality

• The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle
• Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design
• Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements
• Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience
• Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures.
• Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications
• Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities

Work Arrangements

Inside IR35

Initial 29 week contract

Hybrid working – On site once a month (either Devonport or Bristol)

Ability to reach SC Clearance Level – BRITISH NATIONALS ONLY