Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer - T45

A Senior Mechanical Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth.

Overview of the Senior Mechanical Engineer contract role

The EPG Senior Mechanical Engineer will deliver professional engineering services to Warship Support in the areas of Naval Marine Mechanical Equipment and Systems.

The EPG Senior Mechanical Engineer will be required to undertake and in some cases lead others in activities across the breadth of the engineering lifecycle to support in-service Naval Marine Platforms. These may include:

  • Problem understanding and root cause analysis, requirements/acceptance development, feasibility studies, concept design and engineering analysis activities.
  • Equipment and system design definition to critical design review (CDR) maturity in line with all relevant governance processes and technical/safety/quality requirements.
  • Undertake design substantiation via calculation for marine mechanical systems and equipment. This shall include mechanical simulation/analysis in the areas of structures, fluids and heat transfer, incorporating appropriate optimisation and v&v routines.
  • The integration, commissioning, test, trial and acceptance of design solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing mechanical engineering capability across a broad set of challenges to meet the needs of specific Naval platforms, the EPG team and the customer programme

The role is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

If you are a Mechanical Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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