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Our Vacancy

Senior Mechanical Engineer – Nuclear

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Gloucester
  • 07/02/24
  • On site

Join the Energy Revolution with Assystem


Assystem, a global leader in engineering, is on a mission to accelerate the energy transition worldwide. Our team of over 6,500 experts across 12 countries is dedicated to innovating and shaping the future of low-carbon energy. At Assystem, we blend 55 years of experience in highly regulated sectors with cutting-edge digital solutions, making us a top tier solution in nuclear engineering.


Job Description

As the Senior Mechanical Engineer in the Nuclear sector, you’ll be pivotal in accepting designs from suppliers, resolving technical issues, and ensuring compliance with Safety Case standards. You’ll undertake Technical Review and Acceptance of engineering documentation, managing technical issues to deliver pragmatic solutions. Your role will also involve maintaining oversight of safety case requirements in the design and providing technical support to junior engineers. This position offers a unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge of Pressurised Water Reactor design and operation in a dynamic project environment.

My profile

We seek a Senior Mechanical Engineer with experience in the nuclear sector a must. You will hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering and ideally have Chartered status (but absolutely not essential). Your expertise should encompass Safety Case principles, equipment design, and Nuclear Power Station design, with PWR or EPR experience as a bonus. Familiarity with CDM regulations and UK legislative requirements, coupled with strong technical competencies is strongly desired. This role demands a motivated individual with excellent communication skills, capable of building robust relationships in a multicultural environment.

Joining Assystem means being at the forefront of one of the most significant construction projects in the UK in over two decades: Hinkley Point C. This role is more than a job; it’s a chance to contribute to a vital, global mission. You’ll be part of a team that’s not just engineering solutions but engineering a better, sustainable future for all. Prepare for a journey filled with learning, growth, and the satisfaction of making a real difference.

You will be expected to work at least 1-2 days a week in the Gloucester. This role involves regular travel to Bristol & occasionally to London. Travel will be subsidised.

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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