SC cleared Dynamic Containment Vessel Engineer OUTSIDE IR35

SC cleared Dynamic Containment Vessel Engineer OUTSIDE IR35

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Defence, MOD & Aerospace

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  • Salary:

    £50 - £57 per hour

  • Contact:

    James King

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8918

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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SC cleared Dynamic Containment Vessel Engineer OUTSIDE IR35

Scantec are currently looking for Containment Vessel Engineer, Outside IR35, for one of our most prestigious clients. Open to flexible working but will require regular site attendance.

Job Purpose:

  • Provide technical support to the Vessel team, to deliver the Vessel design
Qualifications required:

  • HNC/D or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Membership of an Engineering Institute, at minimum level of I Eng. (or equivalent), Engineering Degree (Hons) and Chartered Engineer (or equivalent).
Key requirements and essential skills for the role: 

  • Knowledge of any of the following analysis types: Implicit FEA; Explicit FEA; Pressure vessel substantiation to ASME BPVC, PD5500 or similar; and Mechanical handling substantiation to BS EN 13001 or similar. Knowledge of stage gate design process and required documentation. Proficiency in MathCad
  • Managed design process & awareness of engineering design and substantiation techniques.
  • Extensive experience of working in a highly regulated environment (preferably nuclear and/or explosives).
Key Accountabilities:
  • Maintain an understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and documentation associated with the design of pressure vessels.
  • Maintain an understanding of the design analysis techniques and tools used for substantiation of pressure vessels and associated equipment.
  • Maintain high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security, and quality.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Produce technical design and substantiation documentation to support the delivery of the Vessel Containment package.
  • Support production of technical specifications for outsourced work packages.
  • Review and check analysis work provided by suppliers.
  • Assist with and/or compile technical specifications for work package design tenders and manage associated tender return reviews.
  • Provide tasking information to the Lead Engineer to support project planning
  • Undertake technical activities and produce documentation including records of meetings, technical reports and calculations.
  • Review and check analysis work performed by others (e.g. suppliers).

** Due to the nature of the projects, successful applicants will need to obtain UK security clearance therefore Scantec can only accept applications from those resident in the UK who hold a full UK passport.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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