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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: 

Glasgow, GB, G51 4BZ

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job title:               Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location:              Glasgow + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits 
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF55703

 
At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Mechanical Engineer based at our Glasgow site.
 
The Role

 

This role sits within our Cavendish Nuclear business, from decommissioning redundant nuclear facilities, through supporting the Continuous at Sea Deterrent, to supporting the operation and build of nuclear power plants, our role in Cavendish Nuclear is to clean up the nuclear legacy and create a world where nuclear plays a key contribution in protecting our nation, ensuring security of energy supply and meeting our net zero commitments.

 

Our highly skilled team tackles major defence, decommissioning, new build and nuclear generation projects and has won over 78% of its latest tenders. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. We’re also bringing the UK closer to Net Zero, through our work with Hinkley C, Sizewell C and X Energy.   

 

As a Senior Engineer you'll manage the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.
 
Day to day, you'll be involved with creating cutting-edge designs, leading on project delivery and providing solutions to our many clients. 
 
Key Duties:
 

  • Assist in effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, 
  • Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities
  • Produce, review and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation and technical reports as assigned
  • Maintaining the engineering configuration, ensuring the overall design intent and integrity is maintained throughout design lifecycle
  • Evaluate technical issues in order to develop proposals for investigations and/or solutions, including process improvements
  • Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control and delivery of tasks and projects

 
Essential experience of the Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

  • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities

 
Qualifications for the Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

  • Minimum HNC/HND in Engineering, or equivalent experience.in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience

 
The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

 

Our Benefits

 

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings porta
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlemen
  •  ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

 
Cavendish Nuclear 

 

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 
 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
 
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