Mechanical Engineer

Posting Date: 31 October 2019

Location: Heysham, Lancashire, GB, LA3 2XQ

Company: Cavendish-Nuclear

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The Engineer will deliver allocated project work from assignment to close out to support the Heysham 1 fuel route department. This will require close collaboration with the client, other team members and contract partners. Key responsibilities include:


  • Safely manage the delivery of assigned projects, jobs and tasks while working collaboratively with other team members and station staff.
  • Work to improve Equipment Reliability across Fuel Route including through modifications, optimising maintenance routines and defect resolution.
  • Produce Work Order Cards, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Quality plans, Construction Plans, Engineering Changes and other documentation required to deliver projects.
  • Ensure documentation, including drawings and records are kept and tracked as appropriate and are updated and closed out in full at the conclusion of projects.
  • Act as the point of contact on the power station for assigned projects.
  • Ensure work is planned according to station processes and relevant parties are aware of the project and their responsibilities to facilitate successful project delivery.
  • Perform walkdowns with contractors to review upcoming tasks and obtain quotes as required.
  • Review and approve contractor documentation prior to them completing work on site.
  • Facilitate and chair project meetings such as pre and post job briefs, setting to work meetings and project readiness reviews as required.
  • Conduct safety walks on a monthly basis as a minimum and report safety concerns through the appropriate channels immediately whenever and wherever they are found.
  • Promote quality at all times.
  • Comply with Cavendish Nuclear and Station procedures.
  • Apply internal and external standards and procedures to project activities.
  • Attend suppliers to witness factory acceptance tests and other EDF sites to learn from experience as required for specific projects.




The base location for this role will be Heysham 1 Power Station, Morecambe, Lancashire.




Successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role


Application Information:


Please apply using the button below. Please include a detailed CV and a Covering Letter with your application.


Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


As part of the Group wide mandate, our Permanent Recruitment Supply Partner (Experis/Manpower Group) will manage the recruitment process for all roles within Cavendish Nuclear.  

Therefore, as part of the agreed Recruitment/Hiring Process an employee who applies to a vacancy will be contacted by an Experis/Manpower Group Consultant to discuss the role and engage in a basic pre-screen questionnaire.

All details and information as part of the Recruitment Process (internally or externally) are treated with the utmost respect and confidence.

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