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Mechanical Engineer - Severn Trent

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Mechanical Engineer - Severn Trent

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  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 - 55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Bevan

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 050

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Role: Mechanical Design Engineer - Water Projects
Location: Derby (Hybrid)
Pay: up to £55 per hour - Inside IR35 (Depending on experience)
Duration: 12 months+
Are you a mechanical Engineer with Water Sector experience?
Do you want to add a large value to hundreds of millions of pounds worth of projects?
My client, a leading contractor covering the full range of MEICA services from design to installation and maintenance within the water industry are currently looking for a mechanical Design Engineer with water industry experience to join their team on the Severn Trent framework.
Please note experience working on projects within the UK water experience is a just, any projects across any framework/utility company client will be considered.
Candidates can expect to work on a variety of projects across the region, with hundreds of millions of pounds worth of work secured and more in the pipeline for the AMP7 period running until 2025.
Candidates can come from a clean or waste water background as we are looking for multiple Engineers to support several schemes.
The role will be hybrid meaning you will only need to attend the office on average twice a week, so you must be able to commute to the design hub in Derby.
·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/senior designer (team lead) and where applicable the Project Manager 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 provide outline and detailed engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
·To closely coordinate design production between the companies in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our clients designers.
·To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI's.
·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 and where applicable progress meetings
Skills and experience:
·An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
·Water experience with a contractor or consultancy ideal.
·Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
·Commercial and contractual awareness
·Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
·Self motivation
·Be able to organise yourself and others workload
·Be proactive in your approach
·An excellent communicator
·A high level of diplomacy and customer focused