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  • UK, South West
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 5
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Mechanical Design
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

My client is a water treatment company based in the South West and they are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer ideally from a Water Treatment background .

You will be responsible for:

• Co-ordinate the workload being undertaken by the M&E Design team

• Ensuring continuous project team communication i.e. delivering design as a team including Civils designer, contractor and supply chain – best fit

• Support the Design Project Manager with the preparation of design fee proposals and scheme programmes

• Support the Delivery Programme Manager with the response to RFIs and the review of detailed design deliverables as provided by the relevant M&E contractor

• Ensuring that the recommended solutions are sustainable and best value in terms of whole life costs

• The review and approval of mechanical design calculations and drawings as specified within the quality management system of an external consultant

• To scope and in some cases undertake, all surveys as necessary, involving third party contractors as appropriate (e.g. topographic surveys, pump tests, condition surveys)

• M&E equipment specification and in some instances, selection

• The preparation and approvals of outline and detailed design drawings (specifically Site Layouts, P&ID, SLD, Process Flow Diagram, Hazardous Areas)

• Ensure consideration of constructability issues

• Personally act as lead mechanical engineer, undertaking the outline and in some instances, the detailed design and construction support of specific projects

• Lead/input into the preparation of the Options/Outline Stage and Detailed Design Proposals Reports

• Prepare/input and in some instances, present the IMT/Board papers

• Make a timely response to technical queries and requests for information from stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle

• Prepare or oversee tenders for equipment and undertake tender appraisal

• Perform all duties (or ensure they are undertaken) incumbent on the designer under the CDM Regulations, including Hazard Identification and elimination / reduction.

• Present designs to stakeholders with sufficient skill to ensure approval of what may be controversial issues

• Liaise between different parties internally and externally to ensure design proceeds in an agreed direction with the necessary buy-in.

• Ensure design proceeds in line with budgetary and programme constraints and that the project management team are aware of state of progress in these regards.

• Act as mentor to the more junior members of the team and instill a can-do culture within the team to support cost-effective delivery and personal development

• Compliance with the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations.

The candidate will:

• B Eng (Hons)

• Hold or working towards Profession qualification status

• Experience of undertaking the feasibility, outline and detailed design of electrical, automation and control, as well as a understanding and capability in mechanical design to compliment your skills

• It is essential that you will have both the technical capability and substantial professional experience of working within a commercial and D&C environment.

• Have strong IT and communication skills

  • Date: 08.11.2019
  • Deadline: 22.11.2019
  • Quote ref: 1051/20956

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