Principal Mechanical Engineer - nuclear

Hays Building
£45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Your new company
With a proud history of safely delivering cost-effective decommissioning, waste management and land remediation services for the nuclear industry, our client is a team of experienced industry experts and graduate/postgraduate engineers and scientists bringing innovation and enthusiasm tempered with pragmatism to ensure effective delivery for customers. Their core values of Passion, Integrity, Challenge and Collaboration drive performance and ensure they add significant value. Due to continued growth they are looking to appoint a Principal Mechanical engineer to the team in Lancashire.

Your new role
To provide technical knowledge, leadership, guidance and support to the delivery of projects, ensuring that all actions, activities and outputs underpin the integrity, expertise and competency of the company. Manager a small team of about 3/4 engineers and some support with bids.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline.
  • Ideally 10+ years' senior technical experience in a highly-regulated industry.
  • Demonstrable delivery across multiple concurrent engineering projects.
  • Ideally Experience of:
    • Wet waste retrievals and transfers.
    • Solid waste retrievals and processing.
    • Encapsulation plants (flood grouting and in-drum mixing) and grout pumping.
    • Polymer encapsulation plants.
    • Decontamination techniques.
    • Size reduction techniques (plant and equipment).
    • Size reduction techniques (concrete and shielding).
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Due regard to equal opportunities and diversity at all times, and to work in a fair and reasonable manner towards all stakeholders.
  • Committed to and understanding of company vision, mission and values.

You may of also come from a different background such as renewable energy or oil and gas which the client is interested in.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered career development and support, promotion opportunity, 25 days leave plus bank holidays which increase with length of service. a 37.5 working week. Flexibility with home and office working. 5% pension scheme along with other benefits.

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