Mechanical Engineering Technician

Posted: 13/01/21
Recruiter:LLWR Ltd
Reference:VN 46 20
Disciplines: Engineering
Salary:£38,072 - £41,963

To undertake mechanical design and plant engineering work in support of the LLWR engineering team.  To assist the Mechanical Responsible Engineer in managing all aspects of mechanical engineering at LLWR.


  • Carry out routine plant walk downs and surveys on mechanical systems and waste containers.
  • Support System Engineers in amending and reviewing drawings.
  • Update drawings and liaise with the LLWR Drawing Registry team and supply chain drawing office.
  • Support 3D model production and data analysis for mechanical systems.
  • Produce internal (low complexity) designs for plant operations support, infrastructure renewals, plant modifications or for configuration management purposes.
  • Review Plant Modification Proposals (PMPs) to understand any impacts from the change/modification on the design intent, design basis and configuration baseline of the facility, asset or system (including impact on drawings and design basis documentation).
  • Attend Nuclear Safety Case Review meetings, e.g. HAZOP, fault identification meetings, and provide follow up information as necessary.
  • Support short- and long-term periodic review meetings and requests for information.
  • Carry out engineering substantiation in line with the relevant engineering and safety case processes to confirm the equipment, structures, systems and components deliver the function claimed.
  • Produce Engineering Schedules in association with Nuclear Safety Case Managers.
  • Attend shortfall meetings (identified during safety case and engineering substantiation process) and provide follow up information as necessary.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • HNC or equivalent appropriate professional qualification.
  • Relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of drafting standards, processes, procedures and methods with full understanding of underlying principles.
  • Proficiency in use of AutoCAD design software.
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to manage and prioritise own workload against multiple stakeholders and competing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.     



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