Mechanical Engineer - Hydraulics

£35 - £40 per hour
11 Feb 2013
18 Feb 2013
Paul Wright
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time
Two Mechanical Engineers with Hydraulics experience are required to undertake a 12 month contract vacancy based on-site in Barrow.

Job Description
Responsible for the production of hydraulic power system diagrams and technical specifications for pumps, valves etc. and, in addition, produce supporting calculations and undertake design reviews to support the issue of the diagrams.
Support the transverse teams (safety, ILS and human factors) in producing the documentation that underpins the design.
Undertake design reviews and presentations to customers.
Liaise with internal and external customers as required, ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated, where appropriate, and agreed.
Work with supply chain department and equipment suppliers to deliver equipment that meets customer requirements.
Attend factory acceptance trials and submarine system trials and analyse trial results when required.
Undertake peer reviews or checking/verification tasks as directed and provide realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans.
Provide support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline and articulate and present complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply.
Access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation.

Experience / Qualifications
*BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent.
*CEng, MIMechE (or be able to satisfy requirements for CEng).
*Background in mechanical engineering with ability to produce schematics/diagrams which show the systems functionality and the control and instrumentation requirement, based on a set of customer requirements.
*Experience of working within submarines, shipbuilding, defence, oil and gas, automotive or building services.
*Technical report writing skills.
*Experience of detailed design of hydraulic systems/circuits.
*Experience of supporting the CAD integration of hydraulic systems and equipment into a large product.
*Experience of supporting production, setting to work and commissioning of hydraulic systems and equipment.
*Experience of specifying hydraulic equipment and system components, including hydraulic pumps (gear, piston etc and modular power packs), actuators, valves and associated equipment such as oil coolers, accumulators, manifolds and filters.
*In-depth understanding of control system theory and control system design for control valve selection.

The Individual
*Process documentation
*Writing Technical reports.
*Writing Technical specifications.
*Producing Outline Functional System Diagrams.
*Writing System Safety Justifications.
*Technical presentations
*Modelling and Analysis
*Developing test procedures and facilities
*Attending factory acceptance tests

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