Senior Marine Engineer - Mechanical

GBP 80,000 - 100,000
Job description

CORE POWER is the global frontrunner in the development of advanced nuclear technologies for heavy industry and transport. We work with many of the largest and most influential stakeholders in both the nuclear and maritime industries to bring exciting new applications with game-changing enhancements to the market.

Trust is the cornerstone of CORE POWER. We are committed to building and maintaining the trust of our investors, partners, and employees. We believe in doing what is right, even when faced with challenges, operating with unwavering integrity is a non-negotiable value for us. Reliability is at the CORE of who we are. We understand the importance of delivering on promises, meeting deadlines, and providing high-quality products that are durable, reliable, and maintainable. We communicate with clarity and precision, ensuring that our messages are easily understood by all. Rigorous analysis and logical thinking are integral to our decision-making process. Whether it’s problem solving, strategic planning or market analysis, we rely on data- driven insights to make informed choices that drive our brand forward and develop new markets and products. We pride ourselves on these values and look for the same in all employees we hire.

Headquartered in London and with offices in Washington DC and Tokyo, we are a fast-growing organisation providing employees with a dynamic work environment and value-based culture as well as career fulfilment.

Job Description

CORE POWER is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Engineering Lead to join our dynamic team. As an Engineering Lead you will be responsible for ownership for the design development and integration of Core Power’s Power Conversion Systems (PCS) and Balance Of Plant (BOP) design packages. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background and experience in design development in both marine and nuclear industries. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to lead technically in an emerging market.


- Responsible for the development of Core Power’s PCS and BOP work packages.

- Author work specification for the procurement of technical services and manage contract execution.

- Discharge the intelligent customer role in the plant development and delivery.

- Mentor junior team members and provide authoritative guidance to teammates in topics related to area of expertise.

- Liaise with stakeholder; designers, classification societies, regulators, potential customers and nuclear technology developers to manage evolving requirements.

Job Requirements

- Masters in mechanical engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent. A PhD in Engineering or Physics is highly desirable.

- Substantial experience in the nuclear and / or marine industry in roles of significant responsibility.

Required Skills / Experience

· Significant experience in managing design projects against evolving design requirements. Starting with early design stages (ideas / pre-concepts) and progressing to prototype and commercialisation.

· Experience in authoring work specifications for technical service providers, supporting tendering process and overseeing the execution of contracts against contractual requirements.

· Design experience preferably gained in the nuclear and / or marine Industry.

· General understanding of nuclear safety design principles, nuclear regulatory frameworks and relevant design codes and standards.

· Experience in the qualification of new technology is highly desirable.

· Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary team and contributing to a holistic design objective.

· Proven leader with track record of team development, continuous improvement and project execution.

Desired Skills / Experience

· Program Management Professional Certification via Program Management Institute (or equivalent)

· Able to manage a design against evolving requirements. This includes the configuration and management of variations to engineering models and drawings.

· Comfortable with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, preferably SolidWorks and / or AutoCAD.

· Comfortable with first-principle engineering calculations (all disciplines) and correct implementation of numerical analysis software (mechanical, structural and Process).

· Able to articulate technical risks and issues in a clear concise way.

· Good understanding of risk management in design and design development methods.

· Excellent project management and organisational skills.

· Critical thinking skills and ability to handle uncertainties.

Person Profile

· Thrives in a creative environment but possesses the pragmatism and awareness to maintain progress.

· Agility to adapt in small dynamic organisation.

· Takes pride in the high-quality nature of their work.

· Able to operate outside comfort zone, being guided by first-principles and logical reasoning but with clear awareness of limits to One’s knowledge.

· Team leader focused on common purpose and keeping motivation alive throughout the entire project.

What we offer

  • A dynamic and unique environment to spend your working days.
  • Pension.
  • A path to earn stock options.

For the right candidate we offer a stimulating and intellectually stimulating work environment, stock options in our fast growing company, and the freedom and authority to help create a new future for energy. To apply please send a CV and Cover Letter to

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