Mechanical Designer

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    Power, Nuclear & Utilities

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    Louis Wellings

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    +44 (0)151 666 8952

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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My client is looking for 3D Mechanical Designers to join them at their new business hub in Birchwood, Warrington. You’ll be part of a team producing mechanical design deliverables such as Mechanical Handling Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery and Lifting Equipment all used within nuclear construction and decommissioning projects.

 Role Description

 As a 3D Mechanical Designer 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)

 Person Profile

 You will hold a HNC (or equivalent) qualification with previous nuclear experience advantageous but not essential.
Limited projects, processes and procedures. 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 (BS8888), weld symbols, limits and fits along with commonly used material and associated standards will also be required.


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



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