Mechanical Engineer-Severn Trent Water AMP7 Framework

Location Staffordshire
Discipline: Water
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Jay Bains

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Job ref: BH-11083
Published: 13 days ago

Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer in the water industry looking for a new challenge?

Our client are a global consultancy giant who provide integrated water and wastewater design and build services across the UK water industry. Operating within an established joint venture since 1999, they are seeking a Mechanical engineer on a permanent basis, with strong water/waste sector design experience. Working closely with the wider design team, you will provide mechanical design and support across the Severn Trent Water AMP 7 framework.

The role is based remotely, working two days a week from their Staffordshire based office.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Work collaboratively with members of the internal and external client team and contribute to creating a positive and engaging environment. 

  • Support the technical development of the overall team and supervise the work of mechanical engineers, providing technical and professional guidance to aid their development.

  • Contribute to driving an excellence culture in the team, including identifying and addressing competency gaps

  • Deliver mechanical engineering design, including design quality control processes

  • Prepare and analyse key mechanical options, for review and agreement with the client and key project stakeholders ensuring risks and gaps are mitigated

  • Produce technical specifications and equipment schedules

  • Design calculations facilitating the sizing of mechanical, hydraulic, power generating and building services equipment

  • Engage collaboratively with suppliers and subcontractors and undertake technical reviews of their design

  • Collaborate with the design team to develop 3D models and solutions

  • Contribute to P&IDs and data sheets, HAZOP studies and commissioning plans, including proposed performance tests

  • Support the team in the drive towards excellence in Health & Safety, demonstrating applied knowledge and skills to produce safe designs to discharge your obligation according to CDM Regulations and standards

  • Appreciate the competing tensions of time, cost, and quality.

  • Manage safety, well-being, environment, and sustainability within your designs.

  • Understand the client’s standards and ensure that the mechanical design outputs comply with the required standards and quality requirements to achieve client acceptance.

  • Identify opportunities to innovate and develop the client’s standards to achieve value and efficiency.

  • Contribute to achieving high client KPM scores. 

  • Engage with the appropriate client Practices and develop relationships with the wider external Group to enhance our performance.

Experience required:

  • Qualified mechanical engineer with experience in water, or wastewater, non-infrastructure, and infrastructure design.

  • A broad experience of pumped systems.

  • Have a broad understanding of water sector process plant, and electrical and control systems. 

  • Use of software package for carrying out mechanical design calculations.

  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams

  • Understanding of designer’s responsibilities under CDM

  • Proven record in mentoring and developing junior staff in design.

  • Understanding of programme, budget and quality requirements.

  • An understanding of procurement and construction.

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

This role is offering a generous competitive package and would suit someone looking to join a collaborative innovative team.