Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 6743960
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: South West
  • Salary: £25.00 to £40.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: DOE
  • Sector: Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months min.
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer
Recruitment Agency reference: 6743960
A position has arisen for a Mechanical Engineer within a leading Defence company in Somerset.  This role is for an immediate start contracted for an initial of 6 months.
Candidates must have a valid SC Clearance
Key role responsibilities:

  • Conducting investigations as required by the Submarine Enterprise with a specific focus on submarine secondary propulsion systems and shipside service systems
  • Developing  associated specifications and technical reports
  • Conducting design and safety reviews
  • Conducting on board inspections and assessments (operational and in maintenance)
  • Project managing sub-contractors in the execution of specific tasks that require specialist or OEM support
  • To directly liaise with the customer and other MOD project officers, as authorised, to identify the technical issues, discuss potential solutions, review recommendations, conclusions, provide general advice and report progress

Essential Skills

  • Valid SC Clearance
  • Experience and knowledge in the delivery of In-service Submarine Support
  • Minimum of a Level 4 BTEC in a relevant STEM based discipline or a comparable academic standard (NVQ Level 4 / Foundation Degree etc)
  • Hold or be working towards at least Incorporated Engineer status via an appropriate institution, whilst preferably working towards Chartered Engineer status
  • Completed the Ship Safety Management Training Course (SSMO) or done so within 12 months
  • Completed the APM Project Fundamentals (APM Introductory Certificate) Qualification (or equivalent), or done so within 12 months

Desirable Skills

  • Nuclear operator experience

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Lee Kelly on 0117 930 8760 and email your updated CV to
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.