Job Details: Principal Mechanical Engineer

Systems Integration Specialist
West Midlands
£55,000 - £69,000
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A leading manufacturer of bespoke solutions specialising in the nuclear new build, decommissioning and defence sectors now require Principal Mechanical Engineers to head the delivery of technically compliant design solutions.


Principal Mechanical Engineer 

£55,000 - £69,000 + Pension, Flexi-Time

£30M T/O Company. Hybrid role. 3 days office.

West Midlands

Ref: 22083


Principal Mechanical Engineer - The Role:

  • Management of the design of high integrity automation solutions incorporating

structures, hoists, mechanisms and drive systems and production of supporting design calculations.

  • Equipment life extension assessment / substantiation, safety function, code

and legislation compliance.

  • Site equipment surveys
  • Interpretation of Design Input Requirements into fit for purpose solutions.
  • Definition and verification of fit for purpose calculations
  • Delivery in accordance with allocated budgeted cost and timescales  
  • Day to day management of the engineering team (up to 10 staff)
  • Supervision, verification and production of design deliverables
  • Interface co-ordination with other engineering disciplines
  • Implementation of UK H&S legislation and appropriate design standards
  • Interpretation and incorporation of external specialist engineering design]


  • Production of key technical documentation including Technical file, O&M

Manuals, Spares Lists, Test Documentation etc.

  • Initiation and implementation of Design Change Control and Contract variation


  • Technical Specifications for bespoke high integrity in-cell and out-cell cranes /

handling equipment including Technical Specifications, Design Substantiation Reports, Works Test Schedules, Operating and Maintenance Manuals.

  • Feasibility studies associated with existing site cranes / mechanical handling

equipment life extension / refurbishment

  • Alternative options studies, addressing engineered solutions.
  • Technical to support safety case submissions / compliance.
  • Tender technical estimates, scope, budget and program


Principal Mechanical Engineer - The Person:

  • Degree qualified, ideally chartered with experience of either nuclear decommissioning, pressure systems, remote handling equipment, lifting, process plant or heavy engineering plant


Position is hybrid. 3 days office. Position available for contractors inside IR35. 1 year duration. Competitive rates paid.


Located in West Midlands, this role would be commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Walsall and surrounding areas.


Role would be suitable for Engineers with experience of


For further information call Sharon Hill

Available on: 01902212000 or 07764208419

Or email:

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