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Mechanical Design Engineer M/F

  • Ingenierie, etudes, methodes
  • 2021-55287
  • North West

North West Projects is a national Engineering design company with a Nuclear sector focus. Being part of Vinci ENERGIES with a turnover of €13.7 billion, has allowed NWP to grow in an exciting but secure manner. We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Design Engineer. The ideal candidate will mechanical engineering experience within the Nuclear sector.

  • Translating user requirements and technical specifications into concept designs and fully engineered design solutions, either working on an individual basis or as the leader of a small team of designers.
  • Production of technical reports and specifications.
  • Production of design substantiation and scoping calculations to underpin key design elements.
  • Undertaking site surveys and producing survey reports.
  • Participation in technical reviews and risk assessments.
  • Application of applicable design codes and standards.

  • Engineering experience demonstrating a record of successful delivery, including positions influencing engineers and designers, and guiding technical personnel in the definition, implementation and delivery of engineering work packages as directed by a Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer.
  • Competent in the production of standard deliverables and design calculations.
  • Ability to check standard deliverables and design calculations produced by other engineers.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, processes (including HAZOP process) and procedures appropriate to the area supported.
  • Current experience of plant and equipment, including regulations, standards and operating environment influences.
  • Knowledge of relevant design tools, techniques and related methods, e.g. IT systems.


North West Projects (NWP) has over 30 years' experience of multi-discipline engineering design across the full project lifecycle, including support through manufacture, testing and installation/commissioning in both the nuclear and non-nuclear environment. This work takes place within a highly regulated environment and we have had involvement across the majority of UK nuclear sites. Our NWP offices comprise of purpose built modern accommodation constructed on Matrix Park, Chorley. This building now houses a fully integrated multi-discipline engineering design team, plus quality assurance, project controls, financial, commercial and administration functions. In addition to our head office, North West Projects also has office accommodation on Westlakes Science & Technology Park with a team of engineers and designers providing a local rapid response capability to our client at Sellafield site. The types of engineering design projects and work packages undertaken include nuclear glove box and containment systems, waste retrievals and remote handling, process plant control systems, special purpose machinery, storage, decommissioning, size reduction, asset care, services (machine and building) and engineering substantiation for safety case compliance. Our engineering design capability covers all core disciplines including Mechanical, Control, Electrical and Instrumentation (CE&I), Process and Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC).