Offers “NUVIA UK”

30 days agoNUVIA UK

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • CDI
  • Royaume Uni

Job description

Senior Mechanical Engineer


Purpose of the job

We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and practical application of mechanical engineering within highly regulated industry sectors.

The Senior Engineer defines and distributes the scope of work and ensures that the project is executed safely, on time and at appropriate levels of quality and is responsible for the delivery of engineering to meet the requirements technical specification.

In addition to project specific responsibilities, the Senior Engineer will also have responsibilities including the supervision of less experienced engineering employees, input into engineering resource management, recruitment and tendering support.


Reports to

Principal Engineer or the Project Engineering Manager / Nominated Engineer depending on the complexity of the project assignment.


Key Accountabilities

  • Delivery of mechanical engineering scope to satisfy the technical specification
  • Potential to lead teams for the full project lifecycle, including Specification, Design, Procurement, Supply/Manufacture Liaison, Installation, Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Operator Training in Nuclear Engineering Projects
  • Production of and approval of deliverables throughout the delivery process
  • Checking/approval of discipline specific engineering deliverables
  • Contribution to engineering and safety reviews
  • Ensuring quality and prompt delivery of documentation throughout all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Compliance with safety legislation and statutory regulations
  • Develop cost effective technical solutions
  • Staff development
  • Managing safety by developing and reinforcing the safety culture
  • Management of contractors
  • Provide technical consultancy

Desired profile

Duties and Requirements


  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals within your engineering discipline
  • Previous experience of working within the nuclear industry (this is desirable but not essential if transferrable skills are demonstrated)
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering mechanical engineering solutions within a highly regulated industry
  • Working knowledge of plant layout, set up, installation and alignment of plant, equipment and machinery for works test, integrated test, site installation and commissioning
  • Understanding of the requirements to support safety led designs and associated regulatory compliance
  • Good understanding of wider industry safety legislation and statutory regulations
  • Understanding of modern delivery practices, for example BIM compliance, RIBA/BSRIA design delivery stage gates, etc
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good level of commercial awareness
  • Experience of leading design teams
  • Experience of managing sub-contracts



  • Full membership of a discipline specific engineering institution
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Experience of bid preparation
  • An understanding of Nuclear Industry Design Substantiation


NUVIA est une branche de VINCI, plus grand groupe intégré de concessions et BTP du monde. NUVIA est plus particulièrement l'entité nucléaire du Groupe VINCI et est impliqué dans le cycle de vie tout entier des installations nucléaires, du New Build au démantèlement, en passant par la maintenance et l'exploitation.

NUVIA est en croissance constante, avec plus de 2700 salariés dans le monde. En moyenne, 100 hommes et femmes nous rejoignent chaque année. Maintenant, plus que jamais, nous recherchons de nouveaux talents pour soutenir la croissance du groupe.

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