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Mechanical Construction Engineer

NES Fircroft
Seascale, North West
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024

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Construction Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
NES Fircroft is recruiting a Mechanical Construction Engineer on behalf of our client, a leader in engineering services, to be based at Sellafield Nuclear site. This is available as a permanent, staff opportunity with excellent salary and benefits package.

To develop, liaise and deliver packages of construction works within a defined scope overseeing and interfacing with the activity of a number of consortium partners and sub-contractors to ensure work is conducted within established safety, quality, schedule and cost standards.

Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Take responsibility for defined packages of work through the full construction work-cycle. (Be aware of and contribute to the overall construction plan for construction activities).
  • Co-ordinate construction reviews and produce instructions, installation sequencing and method statement documentation and responsibility for providing support to engineers on all construction matters within the consortium partners and sub- contractors (with awareness of the overall work schedule plan).
  • Utilise existing and/or develop new construction methodologies, process and procedures and work in line with existing Business Operating Procedures (BOPs).
  • Assist subordinates in problem solving, exercising considerable judgment and knowledge of construction processes and procedures to determine appropriate solutions.
  • Expected to utilise decision-making latitude and prioritise activities in order to achieve objectives subject to review and approval by the Senior Construction Team member.
  • Demonstrate relevant industry experience and an established knowledge of standard construction principles, theories and practices, as well as a good working knowledge of the wider industry that the client operates in.
  • Liaise with customers/stakeholders within area of construction scope.
  • Collate relevant documentation (e.g. work instructions, RAMS., installation sequencing) to build, maintain and report accurate event profiles (e.g. cost, resource and schedule forecasts).

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum Time Served Mechanical Apprentice / NVQ level 2 / C&G etc
  • ONC/HNC/HND in Mechanical discipline or significant or related experience.
  • Previous experience in a Discipline Construction or Project Management Role
  • Minimum of 3 years involvement in Management of Engineering or Construction Activities
  • Knowledge of CDM, Temporary Works and related, Nuclear Contracts

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.


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