Mechanical Designer

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Designer (Nuclear)

Location: Whitehaven - currently hybrid working

Duration: Permanent

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem provide end state focused nuclear engineering services both individually and as part of an integrated design community the largest nuclear design house in Europe - delivering major projects, infrastructure, waste, fuel management and safety case solutions. This mission is critical to the upkeep of the UK's long term nuclear infrastructure.

Join us and develop your career alongside a dedicated, delivery focussed, world class engineering team.

Job Title: Mechanical Designer (Nuclear)

Location: Whitehaven currently hybrid working

Duration: Permanent

Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy with a global coverage who provide innovative and cutting-edge solutions to the nuclear sector. We are at the forefront of the #netzero challenge to create a robust energy mix and meet the UKs carbon zero targets.
As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a Mechanical Designer to work on one of our major infrastructure projects based from Whitehaven.

The Role: Mechanical Designer

As our Mechanical Designer you will be working within a supportive & collaboraive team on analytical projects within the nuclear decommissioning sector.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Input to Optioneering, FEED studies and Basis of Design
  • Production of pipework and equipment layouts/ Fabrication Isometrics and steel fabrications detail drawings using Auto Cad R17 / 18.
  • Production of Detail Drawings of Machine components using Auto Cad. R17 / 18
  • Production of design schedules for pipes, valves, and equipment.
  • Production of CDM documentation i.e., Designer Risk Assessments, Installation Method Statements.
  • Site surveys and production of survey reports
  • Input to man-hour estimates and project programmes / progress reports.
  • Supervise and review the work of less experienced Designers.
  • Checking of Mechanical design deliverables.
  • Compilation of technical files for Pressure Equipment and Machinery directives.

A full job specification is available with all responsibilities.

Your background:

Ideally you will have worked in nuclear before but any relevant engineering experience will definitely be considered
You will be conversant draughting procedures. relevant drawing and document standards such as BS8888.
You will have experience in design of pipework and pipe supports in accordance with both UK and international piping specifications, standards, and procedures. (e.g., ASME B31.3)

Ideally you will have experience with designing in accordance with Pressure Equipment and Machinery Directives and Pressure System Safety Regulations.
You should dbe able to demonstrate successful development of piping design deliverables in a brownfield environment from concept / Front End Engineering Design through to installation and client hand over.

Security clearance:

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
At Assystem, everyone holds the reins for their own careers. Our role is to offer you the opportunities and resources you need to reach your full potential.

So why not join us and help shape the engineering landscape of the future?

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for every candidate and we celebrate all forms of diversity. At Assystem, only your skills matter!