Job Description

Senior Design Engineer in Plymouth, Devon



Plymouth, Devon





Role Details:

  • Plymouth, Royal Devonport Dockyard
  • Hybrid 1 or 2 days a week onsite
  • 6-month Contract
  • Negotiable Rate of pay.
  • 35 Hours Per week
  • Must be SC Cleared

About the Role:

The Energy Division at Advanced Resource Manager is currently look for a Senior Design Engineer to a Leading Nuclear Defence Business

Key Responsibilities Include:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Design Engineer to lead and support a team in providing technical engineering support and advice, and leading design activities relating to process engineering supporting dockyard facilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing and developing a small team of Design Engineers
  • Developing and delivering designs in accordance with the design process (Start-up, Concept, Scheme, Detailed, and Implementation phases)
  • Managing the production, checking, and approval of technical documentation and drawings
  • Leading engineering analyses including calculations, component structural analysis, and system fluid flow simulation/analysis
  • Ensuring compliance with nuclear site licence conditions, statutory legislation, and design codes/standards
  • Providing through-life technical support for nuclear process assets
  • Estimating, prioritizing, and producing work schedules/project programmes

What you need to Succeed

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • An understanding of mechanical engineering principles for the design, operation, and maintenance of pressure/pipework systems
  • Knowledge of the design lifecycle
  • Knowledge of general regulations, legislation, and standards applicable to nuclear process and pressure system design
  • Knowledge of project specification, planning, and budgeting
  • Technical experience with one or more of the following: pressure systems, computer-aided design, component engineering simulation, system fluid flow analysis, nuclear plant design
  • Strong personal competencies including good organisational and time management skills, good communication skills (oral and written), questioning attitude, attention to detail, logical approach to problem-solving, flexible approach to work, ability to work with others and independently, professional attitude and approach to work


The successful candidate will have a minimum of an HND/FdSc/FdEng or equivalent in a mechanical/process engineering discipline and be professionally registered with an engineering institution.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply via the link, or contact us on 02392 228 224 or email me at , and we will let you know if you have been shortlisted.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 123612_1715869819
Date posted 16 May 2024
Sector Energy

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