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Senior Mechanical Engineer


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Leicester, GB, LE3 1UF Preston, GB, PR2 2YB

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job title:               Senior Mechanical Engineer
Location:              Warrington, Bristol, Leicester or Preston + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation:    Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent
Role ID:               SF55334


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 .


The Role
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
  • Contribute to Project Safety Assessment process
  • Ensure task and project risks are communicated and managed appropriately
  • Produce, review and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation and technical reports as assigned
  • Assessing the implications of changes, concessions and queries
  • 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
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
  • Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council (desirable)
  • Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) (desirable)
  • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects (desirable)


Qualifications for the Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Minium HNC/HND in Engineering, or equivalent relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
  • Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status)


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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