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Job Description:

This for a Mechanical Design Engineer in the Water Sector, you will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables together with tender stage design on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical / Civil schemes in the water industry.

What you'll be doing day to day:

  • Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel.
  • A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Working alongside the Design Manager, the Project Manager and delivery team to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities.
  • To prepare and review detailed engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel, working in a common data environment
  • To closely coordinate design production between in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client's designers.
  • Liaison with client's engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract
  • Attend internal and external design reviews (e.g. HAZOP and ALM reviews) and where applicable progress meetings
  • To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
  • Technically assessing supplier quotations to ensure they meet project requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • An industry applicable BEng, BSc or equivalent in a mechanical discipline
  • Chartered or pursuing chartership
  • Relevant experience within the water industry
  • Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes and the equipment / system requirements
  • Experience and expertise in the production of hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Google packages
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and FEA software's would be an advantage
  • Working alongside a CAD engineer for the production of engineering detail
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Excellent relationship building skills to work in a collaborative environment

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other

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