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  • UK,
    Oxfordshire
  • from £40,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 5

The Mechanical Engineer will play a leading role in the development of all mechanical equipment and systems in the company's future projects. As a Mechanical Engineer you should have a broad range of experience of all stages of a typical EPC project, from conceptual studies to detailed design, procurement, installation and commissioning. You will have a proven track record of working on projects of different sizes and experience of interfacing with other disciplines such as Process, Civil, Structural and Electrical. Experience with anaerobic digestion and organic waste would be a distinct advantage.

Major Responsibilities:

Undertake the design of major plant mechanical equipment (including rotating, static & package equipment and piping design) throughout the Preliminary and Detailed Design, Procurement, and Construction phases

Main areas of responsibility include CHP, boilers, hydraulics, compressors, fans and blowers, piping design, mixers and stirrers

Prepare and issue schedules, procedures, calculations, data sheets, requisitions in accordance with project requirements

Ensure all Mechanical Equipment conforms to all applicable codes and standards as well as specifications and client requirements

Prepare Functional Specifications for major equipment, review supplier / vendor proposals and documentation, and co-ordination with various other disciplines for data inputs

Provide technical input in the development of 3D design

Provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to mechanical disciplines

Provide technical assistance, coordination and liaison with other discipline engineers on all aspects of technical matters and audits

Liaise with Independent verifiers in demonstrating fitness for purpose and provide clarification and justification

Participate in all project safety and design / HAZOP / HAZID & constructability reviews as necessary

Participate in equipment procurement activities such as witness of inspection and testing

Provide technical support to maintenance and operation teams, carry out trouble shooting, resolving technical problems and failure investigation

Co-ordinate with equipment suppliers to resolve issues in plant design, manufacturing, shipment, installation and commissioning

Prepare engineering reports, method statements and Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality analysis (FMECA) reports

Experience & Qualifications

Substantial proven experience in an engineering design company

Proven track record working in an EPC project and a multi-discipline team environment

Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline (Mechanical engineering preferred)

Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred

Strong and broad range of mechanical engineering skills, familiar with common engineering practices such as hand-calculations, mathematical simulations and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools

Knowledge of CHP design and specifications

Experience of participation in HAZOP/ HAZID/ SIL Rating workshops

Experience dealing with independent certification bodies

Experience with various mechanical equipment suppliers / vendors

Exceptional standards of spoken and written English

Practical experience working within a similar highly regulated environment

Working knowledge of the application of DSEAR and ATEX in industrial facilities

Proven ability to manage costs; and demonstrable commercial awareness

  • Date: 18.02.2020
  • Deadline: 18.03.2020
  • Quote ref: 100390/20725

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