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Our Vacancy

Mechanical Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Blackburn
  • 21/06/24
  • On site

Assystem is a global leader committed to accelerating the energy transition. With 7,500 employees across 12 countries, we tackle the monumental task of switching to low-carbon energy. Our 55+ years of experience in highly regulated sectors ensure we deliver top-notch engineering, project management, and digital solutions.

Job Description

🚀 Join the Fusion and Modular Nuclear Business Unit! 🚀Design advanced thermal and fluid systems for a cutting-edge Fusion and Modular project! Embrace innovation and provide critical analysis and calculations for Cooling Water Island Systems. Be part of an excellence hub and lead flow and thermal analyses to showcase system performance.

Your Mission:

🔩 System Design & Integration: Collaborate on the design and seamless integration of systems.
📄 Documentation Mastery: Produce, review, and update system documentation to ensure clarity and accuracy.
🧠 Control Philosophy Analysis: Perform in-depth analysis to define the control philosophy for the system.
📏 Component Sizing: Execute precise sizing of components for optimal performance.
🔥 Thermal-Hydraulic Calculations: Conduct detailed thermal-hydraulic calculations and modeling.
🛠️ Equipment Specifications: Formulate detailed equipment specifications to meet project requirements.

Why Join the Community of Switchers?

  • 🌟 Over 55 years in nuclear engineering.
  • 🏆 Ranked among the top 3 largest nuclear engineering companies.
  • 💼 Attractive social benefits, including an engaging Employee Committee and holiday bonuses.
  • 📚 Ongoing training with numerous career opportunities.
  • 📈 70% of our managers are promoted internally!
  • 🏠 Hybrid work: 1-2 days remote per week.

My profile

🌟 Required Experience:

Essential –

🎓 Process/Chemical Engineering Degree: Hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Process or Chemical Engineering.
🌊 Fluid Mechanics Mastery: Demonstrated understanding of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics.
📄 Design Documentation Pro: Experience in producing design documentation and test specifications.
💻 CFD Software Expert: Proficient in using PIPESIM, Flomaster, or other 1D CFD software.

Additional Information:

📜 Standards Savvy: Experienced with European and Offshore standards (e.g., Eurocode 3 and DNV).
🎓 Advanced Qualifications: Master-level qualifications are preferable.
🛠️ CAD Expertise: Skilled in checking and approving engineering CAD assemblies and detailed drawings.
📋 Documentation Checker: Proficient in checking and approving engineering documentation, including manual calculations and reports.
📐 FEA Skills: Excellent Finite Element Analysis skills; knowledge of ANSYS Workbench is highly desirable.
🔄 Non-Linear & Fatigue FEA: Experienced in the production, checking, and approval of non-linear and fatigue FEA using DNV and Eurocodes.


Due to the nature of the work, applicants must meet UK security clearance criteria.

Ready to make a difference in the nuclear engineering world? Join us and be a part of the future of nuclear and fusion innovation! 🌐✨

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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