Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted 01 November 2022
Salary £400 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration12 Months
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameSam Bevan

Job description

Role: Senior Mechanical Engineer - Water Sector
Location: UK Wide - Remote/Hybrid
Rate: £400 p/d - Inside IR35
Duration - 12 Months

My client, an exciting consultancy, is looking for 2 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their business, supporting the growth of their work in multiple water sector frameworks. The ideal person will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables on various Mechanical schemes.
This particular role is to support the AMP7 design phase for clean & wastewater treatment works who have just had hundreds of millions worth of work issued.
Previous experience within the UK water sector from a mechanical bias is essential for these positions. We Cannot consider experience from other industries due t the complexity and independent nature of the work at hand.
Qualifications & Professional Memberships:
An industry applicable BEng, BSc, or equivalent in a mechanical discipline.
Proffessional membership (MICE, MIStructE).
Chartered status or near to Chartered status would be an advantage.
·Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel.
·key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
·Working alongside the Design Team Lead / Lead designer and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications.
·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 provide engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
·To closely coordinate design production between in house design teams, external design companies, suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client's designers.
·Ensuring designs are approved where applicable by the client in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract.
·To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets, KPI's and to a high-quality complying with company design procedure.
·Attend internal and external design reviews and progress meetings, which may include travel.

Skills and experience:
·Knowledge of some or all of the following; Process plant, Rotating Equipment, Pumping Systems, Steam Systems, Clean and waste water systems (clarification, filtration, disinfection, sludge handling etc), Detailed pipework design, Pipework stress analysis.
·Experience of programming and resource planning as well as the ability to prepare, review and approve calculations, reports, drawings and design briefs relating to pipe work and process plant installations.
·Application of Engineering principles
·Design Development
IF you wish to know more about this opportunity, please contact Sam Bevan at