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Our Vacancy

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Defence
  • Permanent /
  • Glasgow
  • 11/05/24
  • On site

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

Every day, our 7,500 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

Your Role:

Looking for a new challenge?! Join our growing Engineering team to undertake  Defence infrastructure projects.  Based 3 days a week in our Glasgow offices you will:

🔹 Define project requirements and stakeholder needs.

🔹 Coordinate engineering support across the supply chain.

🔹 Ensure compliance with organisational standards during design and construction.

🔹 Supervise contractors’ technical work and construction activities.

🔹 Direct commissioning/decommissioning processes and maintain stakeholder communication.

🔹 Uphold Environment, Health, Safety, Security, and Quality standards. 

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Attributes for success: 


🔧 Wide-ranging knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering.

🏭 Design and substantiation of mechanical plant and equipment.

📜 Familiarity with UK statutory legislation such as PED, CDM, and the Machinery Directive. 📚 Knowledge of British Standards and current UK nuclear regulations.

🔍 Experience across concept/detailed design, manufacturing, and construction stages in highly regulated industries.

🔍 Conducting site surveys and project engineering.

📝 Authoring technical documentation and reviewing contractor documentation.

🔹 Security clearance required; Sole UK national or ability to gain security clearance.


🏗️ Construction management experience.

🚀 Commissioning experience. 

Why join the Switchers community?

💥 Assystem has over 55 years of experience in nuclear/Defence engineering. We are among the top 3 largest nuclear engineering companies.

💥 Fantastic employee assistance programme,  health and wellbeing resources,  social benefits.

💥 Ongoing training throughout your career. Numerous career opportunities: 70% of our managers come from internal promotions!

💥  2 days of remote work per week. 

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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