Mechanical Engineer

Discipline: Water
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Generous salary and benefits package
Contact name: Rachel McDaid

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Job ref: BH-10828
Published: 17 days ago
Are you an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer who is looking to develop their career within an established and diverse company?

Due to an increase in workload, are currently seeking a permanent Mechanical Engineer to work as part of an established Joint Venture on the Southern Water AMP 7 framework throughout Kent and East Sussex. The framework itself will be running until 2025, with the client employing over 1000 staff across the UK water industry. The client has secured a number of AMP 7 contracts throughout the UK including Severn Trent, United Utilities and Scottish Water. Reporting into the Design Manager and based in either the Brighton or Kent office, the main duties for the role include;

  • Produce mechanical designs oof turnkey projects which minimise risk and maximise profits whilst meeting all requirements of the client specification
  • Ensure that plant and equipment procurement is done on time and within budget by the team
  • Oversee design costs and ensure that design services are in line with the allowance available
  • Create design budget estimates and deliverable schedules
  • Liaise closely with internal and external design teams across all disciplines to ensure full integration
  • Upkeep of files and all records throughout the lifecycle of projects
  • Ensure health & safety requirements are incorporated into all designs
Experience Required;
  • HNC/ HND/ Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous design experience with the water industry
  • Ability to rationalise designs and produce economic plant layouts
  • Knowledge of other disciplines including process, electrical and civil engineering

This role is a permanent position which will also incorporate remote working if required for part of the week (the candidate would be required to attend the Kent or Brighton office when required by the client).