This website emits an average of 1.6 g of CO₂ per page, find out more

Our Vacancy

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Blackburn
  • 04/05/24
  • Hybrid work

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.


Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.


We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.


Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.


To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.


Job Description

The Role:  

Reporting to the Turbine Island Lead, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for developing fluid systems. The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer shall work closely with multi-disciplined teams and the supply chain to help deliver the system design.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop 2D CAD drawings, including process flow diagrams (PFD) and process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID).
  • Prepare 3D CAD/BIM models, plant layouts, piping design, isometrics, MTO, general arrangement drawings, detail drawings and sketches.
  • Perform layout optimisation engineering across design phases.
  • Participate to 3D model reviews, layout reviews, design reviews and technical meetings.
  • Ensure compliance with required design safety factors, tolerances, specifications, standards, codes, legislation and requirements.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams to ensure a coordinated design.
  • Maintain records of design process in accordance with sound design practices
  • Maintain and update databases for CAD/BIM design documentation.
  • Report status and updates to management line
  • Support team and maintain required standards and expectations. Meet targets, quality, time and budget constraints.
  • Support and mediate solutions and issues with resolution with all stakeholders being aligned.
  • Ensure adherence to the company statutory H&S Policies and rules and compliance with the project and Quality

My profile

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer or a similar role
  • Ability to work within the engineering team to realise designs
  • Familiarity with 2D CAD systems (AutoCAD) for drawing creation
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD/BIM systems (Revit, Inventor, Solidworks, Solid Edge, Siemens NX, PDMS, AutoCAD Plant 3D or similar) for model and drawing creation
  • Professional qualification in an engineering related field
  • SC Clearance or capable of achieving it 

Security clearance:

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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.

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.

Other vacancies might interest you