Lead Mechanical Engineer

Location Dartford
Job Type Contract
Salary £400 - 500 per day
Contact Luke Corr
Call 07795 452 175
Reference 12104553LC1

**  Lead Mechanical Engineer  **

[Engineering / Process plant / materials handling / Drivetrain]

London / Kent area

3-4-month contract

Rates: £400.00 - £500.00 per day (Limited Co.)

Outside IR35 suitable

We are working with a key client who are a heavy material, process handling & capital equipment engineering and installation company, based out of Yorkshire. We are recruiting for and experienced Lead Mechanical Engineer, on a key customer site in London for a minimum of a 5-month contract, on a major process site upgrade.

The Lead Mechanical Engineer will be responsible day to day for the following:

  • Overseeing all mechanical and pipework aspects, documentation, and certification for work packages
  • Overseeing mechanical and pipework contractors to ensure specification is met
  • Technically overseeing a major gearbox and shaft alignment – weighs 10 tonnes
  • Conveying and process materials handling / pipework / silos / pressure equipment etc
  • Ensuring project deliverables are being met
  • Reporting snags to Construction Manager & Site Manager
  • Checking documentation and certs
  • Keeping track of installs and especially on shutdown to ensure spec and timescales are achieved
  • Complete mechanical technical support, to teams and subcontractors

The successful Lead Mechanical Engineer will have the following attributes:

  • Experience on £multi-million project installs
  • Minimum HNC Mechanical Engineering
  • Site safety passport – CCNSG / CSCS
  • First Aid (beneficial)
  • IPAF (beneficial)
  • Prepared to do 7 days a week in shutdown period – June / July

Benefits of this position:

  • Outside IR35 contract
  • 5-month contract – given full project runs smoothly
  • Potential for 2nd phase after (further 6 months), and future contract work

I am looking to speak to experienced Mechanical Engineers who are looking for a rewarding and highly challenging contract position. For more information, please contact Luke Corr – Recruitment Manager at ATA Recruitment.

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