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Mechanical Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £30.00 - £35.00 per hour

Mechanical Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Mechanical Engineer.

The role will be an initial 3 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to apply experience to design & development solutions, resolve engineering issues and problems for a range of products and engineering situations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering theories, concepts, practices, principals, and approaches
  • Able to apply theoretical engineering knowledge, experience & skills to develop products & services, specifications, designs and developments, able to resolve technical & performance issues and problems for a product or service.
  • Complete the design of the enclosure solution for the Goldcrest Hardware Interface and Timing Unit (HITU) to contain an in-house design PEC and its interfaces
  • Complete the design for the Data Processing Rack for the Goldcrest system
  • Ensure the mechanical solution meets the relevant safety standards
  • Provide rack and unit level thermal assessments of the Data Processing Rack.
  • Work with and direct the project Mechanical CAD resources to scheme and detail design solutions.
  • Define tests that prove the mechanical requirements of the rack and rack mounted equipment.
  • Maintain technical design files

Key skills & qualifications

  • Has a good understanding of how own activities integrate into the activities of a design team plus an understanding of the work of the design team.
  • Typically requires a limited knowledge of activities of other teams in the Area.
  • Is required to make judgements based on own knowledge and experience of similar situations.
  • Must assess the viability and applicability of solutions, evaluates alternatives based on an understanding of common or previous solutions to problems and analysis of factual information.
  • Is responsible for self and quality of own work and safety of self.
  • May be required to mentor and coach team members

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £35.53 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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