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.
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.