MEICA Design Engineer (Water)

Water & Utilities
  • Ireland, Dublin 6
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client, a successful Water Contractor, has an exciting opportunity for a MEICA Design Engineer with strong water/wastewater sector experience to join its team in Dublin. Reporting to the Project Manager the will be required to assist in the day-today aspects of project design delivery from concept design...

Quote ref: 100446/21285

Job description

Our client, a successful Water Contractor, has an exciting opportunity for a MEICA Design Engineer with strong water/wastewater sector experience to join its team in Dublin.  

Reporting to the Project Manager the will be required to assist in the day-today aspects of project design delivery from concept design through to detailed design sign-off. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of working as part of a team as well as using your own initiate to solve problems.  

 

The main duties and responsibilities of the MEICA Design Engineer are outlined as follows:  

- Support the Project Manager in delivery of the design stage of project delivery including concept design, optioneering, detailing design, design submissions, specifications and procurement.  

- Preparation and submission of design documentation in consultation with Project Manager and Project Engineers.  

- Engage with supplier and sub-contract chain to select vendors for equipment and instrumentation. Provide recommendations on equipment selection as part of the design and procurement process.  

- Ensure principles of prevention are adopted in the design of the works through careful planning and operability studies.  

- Manage delivery of design programme in-line with project needs and required timelines.  

- Co-ordinate sub-consultants and direct staff to ensure project design delivery in-line with works programme.  

- Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards, policies and procedures are always adhered to on-site.  

- Review, prepare and submit detailed Design Risk Assessments (DRA’s) and Temporary and Permanent Works Design Certificates.  

- Continually cross reference design with Employer’s Requirements to ensure compliance with client’s needs.  

- Seek and provide lessons learned feedback for continuous improvement of designs, design process and delivery efficiencies.  

- Ensure project is delivered in-line with quality procedures and that all Hazard and Operability studies are completed, and actions closed off in advance of final design sign-off.  

- Attendance at project production meetings and working in a team environment to input project metrics and extract workflows.  

- Preparation and submission of project handover files including O&M Manuals, Safety Files and As Constructed Drawings.  

- Keep appraised of latest standards and technology through continuous professional development (CPD).  

- Other duties as required from time to time.

Requirements

- Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, preferably in the water and wastewater industry.  

- Extensive working knowledge of the role of Designers and the Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) according to the HSA. Training in the role of PSDP is desirable.  

- Experienced in the design and construction of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation (MEICA) systems.  

- Ability to work as part of a team in project delivery and provide input at team meetings.  

- Minimum of a Level 7 Degree in a relevant Engineering Qualification.  

- Active member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland (IEI) preferable.  

- Ability to manage multi-disciplinary design and construction teams in a pressurised environment and meet site design demands on an ongoing basis.  

- Ability to engage with sub-consultants, suppliers and sub-contractors at design and procurement stage to advance design in-line with programme.  

- Ability to use own initiative, problem solve and adjust as issues arise during project design phase.  

- Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and MS packages such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

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