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Mechanical Designer (Permanent)

Location: Warrington, Cheshire Country: UK Rate: Competitive Salary

Mechanical Designer

Birchwood, Warrington

About the role

Here at Cavendish Nuclear we're looking for a 3D Mechanical Designer to join us at our new business hub in Birchwood, Warrington. From here we serve customers in the UK and overseas to deliver a range of projects across the life cycle of nuclear energy, from the construction of new plant through to the decommissioning of redundant facilities and site remediation. You'll be part of a team producing mechanical design deliverables such as Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery and Lifting Equipment.

As one of our 3D Mechanical Designers you will be responsible for the provision of fit for purpose and cost effective designs in accordance with required standards, to timescale and budget, ensuring minimum rework following checking.

You will be responsible for the production of:

* Design Schemes
* Design Proposal Drawings (DPD's)
* Detail Manufacturing Drawings
* General Assemblies
* Mechanical Handling Drawings (MHD's)
* Mechanical Sequence Drawings (MSD's)
* Mechanical Flow Drawings (MFD's)

What do I need to do the role?

You will hold a HNC (or equivalent) qualification and prior experience within the nuclear sector, it would also be beneficial to have some working experience of Sellafield.

You will naturally have significant experience of producing mechanical designs AutoCAD and (ideally) Inventor. In addition, experience within a Vault environment would be beneficial. You will have a good knowledge of fabrication techniques and an understanding of achievable manufacturing accuracy.

A good working knowledge of geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits along with commonly used material and associated standards will also be required.

What else do I need to know about the role?

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

About Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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Posted Date: 21 May 2019 Reference: JS-26037 Employment Agency: Experis - Babcock International Contact: Kevin Marshall