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Mechanical Substantiation Engineer

Mechanical Substantiation Engineer

Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk
Position – Mechanical Substantiation Engineer
Type – Contract
Location – Risley, Warrington
Rate – £45.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Hours – Typically 37.5 hours per week
Start Date – ASAP ?
Security – UK BPSS / SC – P1 / P4 pass
Determination – Inside IR35


Preferred Location Hinton House, Risley preferred base, location at Sellafield will also be considered
Project Title Plant Facing Design Office – HALES Mechanical Substantiation.
Project Description The Plant Facing Design Office (PFDO) deals with urgent plant related issues, supports System Engineering with design support and handles emergent maintenance delivery issues with design content.

Job Description / Role 

PFDO have a requirement for a Mechanical Substantiation Engineer to undertake fit-for-purpose, pragmatic design substantiation documentation to address gaps in substantiation in the HALES safety case. The Structures, Systems and Components (SSCs) to be substantiated comprise existing, legacy Safety Features (SFs) that have been designated Safety Function Classes (SFC) – SFC 2 and SFC 3. The types of equipment include:
• Mechanical handling equipment
• Packages
• Lifting Equipment
• Pipework and associated components
• Vessels

Essential Experience 
1. Qualifications:-
Degree in relevant engineering discipline with at least 2 years design delivery experience OR
other qualification such as HNC or HND, with 5-8 years design delivery experience.
2. Significant experience in providing fit-for-purpose mechanical design substantiation ideally on Sellafield facilities.
3. A key aspect of this role is the ability to quickly self-deliver pragmatic fit-for-purpose, concise substantiation documentation working from a brief scope definition with minimal supervision
4. There will be a need to liaise with SL System Engineering personnel based at Sellafield and Design Capability Subject Matter Experts in undertaking the substantiation work.
5. Familiarity and experience of working and complying with applicable SL Practices, standards, and engineering guides.
6. Familiarity with safety case principles. Capable of providing design substantiation for equipment with designated nuclear safety functions to demonstrate that existing legacy equipment can meet the required safety function placed on it to the appropriate safety function class. Identifying shortfalls and potential ALARP solutions where applicable.
7. Ability to navigate existing substantiation and inspection reports where available to identify and extract relevant information that can be used to support the substantiation argument and evidence.

Security Clearance P1 or P4 passholder
SC preferred but BPSS is acceptable

Design Tools /Software SL IT account holder preferred. SL IT will be essential in performing this role.
CIMAGE, Safety Case indexes, Icepac