Power & Nuclear - Mechanical Construction Engineer - Cumbria

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Power & Nuclear

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Contact:

    Lloyd Bailey

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    End Of Project - 2023

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Lloyd Bailey

Mechanical Construction Engineer

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IR35: Inside


Our Client has a requirement for a Mechanical Construction Engineer, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Cumbria.


Job Purpose:

The project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable the conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Project.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Management and coordination of all the elements of mechanical plant and equipment installation.
  • Processing isometrics and drawings in accordance with project requirements and issuing construction packages to the installation supervisors including the availability of approved RAMS, permits and lifting plans.
  • Supporting the development of 4 and 6-week look-ahead based on the programme and milestones.
  • Coordinating plant and equipment installation, inclusive of sub-contract activities and ensuring all scaffolding and tools are readily available.
  • Reviewing and reporting the weekly progress against the programme with the M, E & I Installation Manager.


Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • At least 7 Years’ experience in fulfilling a mechanical engineering role on Construction projects.
  • Previous experience of project delivery on a nuclear licenced site.
  • Formal qualification in Mechanical Engineering, (minimum HNC).
  • Good knowledge of Mech Engineering practices and ability to follow drawings and specifications.
  • IOSH Managing Safely.
  • Holder of a valid competency card.
  • Proven ability to manage a small team of supervisors and blue-collar ops and sub-contractors.
  • Experience in client procedures is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working with Shield Doors, Gamma gates and Kuka robot equipment is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working on the installation of bogey & rail systems in a nuclear environment is an advantage.
  • Previous experience of working with and on EOTC Cranes is an advantage.
  • Good communication skills.


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.


We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Mechanical Construction Engineer’s looking for new employment.