Mechanical Site Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Site Engineer
Location: Heysham, Lancaster
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56985

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Mechanical Site Engineer, at the Heysham 2 Nuclear Power Station in Lancaster.

The role

As a Mechanical Site Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll safely manage the delivery of assigned projects, jobs and tasks while working collaboratively with other team members and station staff.

Day-to-day, you'll produce Work Order Cards, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Quality plans, Construction Plans, Engineering Changes and other documentation required to deliver projects.

  • Work to improve Equipment Reliability across Fuel Route including through modifications, optimising maintenance routines and defect resolution.
  • Act as the point of contact on the power station for assigned projects
  • Review a wide range of plant equipment reliability issues and develop solutions. This may include a review and revision of routine maintenance practices.
  • Manage all aspects of small projects lifecycle through to completion, including supporting documentation and commissioning, developing costings/plans were necessary.
  • Perform walk-downs with contractors to review upcoming tasks and obtain quotes as required.
  • Review and approve contractor documentation prior to them completing work on site.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday) and is based on site at the Heysham 2 Power Station.

Essential experience of the Mechanical Site Engineer

  • Demonstrable experience of a range of engineering topics or commensurate construction engineering experience - to include all phases of a complex, multi discipline, project.

Qualifications for the Mechanical Site Engineer

We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) security clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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