Surveillance Mechanical Engineer

Somerset  ‐ Remote
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We are IT Recruitment Specialists partnered with a prestigious Global Consultancy who required a Surveillance Mechanical Engineer- Location: Bridgwater, Somerset - working onsite, the balance of time will be remote for one of their public sector Clients based in the UK.

  • IR35: This role is inside of IR35
  • Initial duration: 6 months

Role and tasks

Surveillance Mechanical Engineer Consultant

Job Description:
As a mechanical surveillance engineer, you will join EIRA team in charge of the surveillance of the manufacturing and installation of nuclear equipment for worldwide power plants.
It is a rewarding experience that starts with comprehensive training and tutoring, with the objective of good respect of the contractual technical requirements, the manufacturing and installation follow-up of equipment's with the highest quality and safety level. The surveillance engineer is a key player during the installation phases as an in-the-field representative.
The surveillance engineer works closely with the other departments (quality, installation, project, engineering, procurement, expediting, cost) to ensure the conformity of the manufacturing or installation activities and of equipment's on factories or construction site.
EIRA team also gives the opportunity to develop technical skills on a wider range of equipment's, such as pressure vessel, steam generators, pumps, valves, instrumentation, and offers worldwide opportunity of experience.
is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for the surveillance of the primary loop installation activities for the Hinkley Point EPR construction site.

Main Responsibilities:
Ensure the conformity to the purchase order requirements at each step of the key installation steps, from reception to commissioning
Ensure the surveillance plan is respected
Review the Follow up Documents and End of Installation reports
Verify the approval and completeness of the applicable technical documentation set (welding book, non-destructive testing procedures, installation procedures )
Organize your own schedules of surveillance activities with the surveillance leader
Contribute to open points treatments and closure
Participate to progress meetings with installation, projects, suppliers or customers

Key Skills and experiences:
Min 1 year experience with technical degree qualification
Manufacturing processes knowledge (welding, foundry, forge )
Destructive (chemical or mechanical testing) and non destructive testing (PT, UT, RT, EC, MT) knowledge
Quality fundamentals knowledge
Ability to read and understand the technical engineering documents of scheme
Fluent English (spoken and written)
Capability to defend and explain own observations
Being critical and analytical minded to be able to identify deviations and to contribute to their resolution
Autonomy to manage the surveillance on-site schedule or business trip
Team working

Master's degree qualification in Science, with specialisation in Metallurgy, Material, Advanced Mechanics or general mechanical engineering.
 Knowledge in welding or non destructive testing - desirable.

Additional information
Training: several months training periods on various localisation in France and Europe.
Some out of hours working will be required.

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more, please send through your CV and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note, candidates are often Shortlisted within 48 hours.

Start date
06 months
J & C Associates Ltd
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Contract type
100 % remote
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