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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technician

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Mechanical
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Role Overview

The Mechanical Engineering Technician will work as part of an integrated project team to deliver high quality engineering services to clients across the Nuclear Defence Sector.

The core responsibility of this role is to support the mechanical engineers in tasks ranging from assessing specifications of current mechanical systems, plant and equipment for process systems to designing replacement plant and equipment.  Although based out of the Reading office, this will include being based on client sites

Typical Work Activities

  • Assist the Engineering Manager/Responsible Engineer in managing cross discipline interfaces
  • Drawing up plans for new ideas, using computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Investigating and testing ideas to improve existing systems and solve problems
  • Researching and presenting evidence that the design meets the operational/design requirements, and any Safety Functional Requirements
  • Prepare Development Specifications and associated documents
  • Draft engineering documents in line with the technical and quality plan
  • Draft installation, inspection, test and commissioning requirements for all relevant equipment specified in the design
  • Carry out site surveys of mechanical plant and equipment and document the results
  • Provide input to design documents, detailed equipment specifications/proposals and production of technical specifications to define quality levels
  • Quality and configuration control of design and documentation
  • Design change assessment

Skills / Qualifications

Essential Skills and Experience

  • High pass GCSEs in Maths and English
  • HNC,HND or Foundation Degree in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent Eng Tech registration and Membership of an appropriate Institute
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of the Microsoft office 2010 package
  • Committed to Continuous Professional Development

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Industry design, operations and maintenance experience would be advantageous
  • Proficiency in  CAD
  • Have access to and use of own transport for work related travel

Special Requirements

Must be at least British National with eligibility for full UK security clearance

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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