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  • UK
  • from £40,000 to £45,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 10
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Mechanical Design
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Job Title : Principal Mechanical Engineer Reports to : Director of Water and M&E

Location : East Grinstead

Business area : Real Estate & Infrastructure

Rate / Salary : £45,000 plus company benefits

Company Information : Following years of continued success and growth in my client's Utilities team, they are expanding their teams across all levels to support their delivery of a variety of projects in the Water and M&E division.

The infrastructure division delivers projects in the UK and across the globe. My client has successfully delivered many high-profile projects including National Grids London Power Tunnels, Dalmuir Wastewater Treatment Works in Scotland. Their pipeline of opportunities includes some of the most exciting major infrastructure projects in Europe, including HS2 Phases 1 and 2 and London Power Tunnels Phase 2.

Essential Experience/Skills:

• BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering and has achieved Chartered status, preferably with the IET.

• Able to carry out mechanical design including pumping and ventilation systems.

• Have extensive knowledge of P&IDs as well as PLCs plus have experience in producing technical documents such as mechanical specifications, general, outline and detained system design drawings.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of my client's expansion process and to help the company maintain and grow our position as a leading supplier of engineering and environmental services.

The Role & Responsibilities

My client is seeking a degree qualified Mechanical Engineer who is keen to join a dynamic and flexible team to deliver a variety of projects from water, tunnelling and rail. With this in mind, they are seeking an engineer with over 10 years’ experience. The work is predominantly water-related including non- infrastructure and infrastructure related schemes. This includes wastewater treatment and associated pumping as well as water supply, treatment, and transfer systems. There is, however, a degree of building services work including HVAC, potable water systems, and fire suppression related projects that will also require input from time to time.

The successful applicant will join the water and M&E team working for the Director of the Water and M&E Division within a developed small team environment involved in a wide-ranging role which could include (project dependent) design, bid preparation, specification and tender preparation, site asset surveys, energy efficiency green development strategies as well as part-time site supervisory roles on both clean and waste water construction sites schemes. The candidate will note there may be a requirement for some work out of the home base area in remote areas, and as such personal transport is considered a pre-requisite.

The candidate would be responsible for the development and governance of the junior mechanical engineers. This includes developing their knowledge of mechanical design as well as their personal competencies which go towards them achieving Chartered Status.

The candidate will note that the role will also likely include liaison with site-based operational and maintenance staff. Reporting to the Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for working within the team to provide a complete mechanical/electrical/civil solution within tight timescales and to tight budgets. There are significant long-term opportunities for career progression.

Key Responsibilities:

 Mechanical design

 Governance of junior engineers

 Bid preparation

 Report production

 Specification and tender preparation

 Site asset surveys

 Energy efficiency green development strategies as well as part-time site supervisory role

 Liaison with operations and maintenance staff on site

 Be able to ensure compliance with current industry standards and to work with all stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes

 Be able to produce clear and concise written documentation for operational staff who undertake ongoing operation and maintenance of plant

Personal Attributes:

 Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with management and staff at all levels

 A self-starter who can motivate themselves and others

 Excellent organisational skills

 Have an outgoing, confident and friendly manner

  • Date: 26.06.2020
  • Deadline: 11.07.2020
  • Quote ref: 2500/21551

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