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MEICA Design Lead

  • Location:

    West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Richard Walker

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 023

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


MEICA Design Lead

Location: West Sussex / Hybrid home working
Annual Salary: Up to £55,000 dependant on experience
Additional: Car allowance up to £5.5k
Other: Healthcare, 25 days holiday, company pension and life assurance

Carrington West are pleased to offer an exciting new opportunity with one of our clients, a multi-disciplinary design, engineering and construction company operating in the power and environmental sectors. They specialise in work within the waste water treatment sector and have an excellent reputation for delivering work in a timely and professional manner.

They are currently looking for a Design Lead who will be responsible for managing, co-ordinating, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & control of all aspects of primarily clean water design projects. There may also be requirements on waste water projects down the line.


  • Taking the lead responsibility for MEICA & Civil design projects throughout the outline design, detailed design and construction support stages
  • Directly manage a team of multidisciplinary design engineers to produce design outputs compliant with clients specifications and standards.
  • Managing specialist external design resources where required
  • Preparation and agreement of fee proposals, programmes and general management of resources to ensure the design team delivers in line with the agreed financial approvals and programme.
  • Carrying out site scoping/survey visits as required to obtain information necessary for design development
  • Reviewing, auditing and approving all technical reports, appraisals, designs and drawings to ensure that these comply with the client's health and safety and technical standards, while meeting legal and environmental obligations.
  • Arranging and chairing workshops and regular design meetings to review design proposals and progress and to consider issues such as buildability, commissioning, HAZOPs, Control Philosophy and URS reviews
  • Assisting with placement and management of procurement packages
  • Keeping up to date with technical & HSQE matters, and being aware of policy and developments in these areas
  • Presenting technical data or project results to both technical and non-technical Clients and Colleagues
  • Maintaining design input throughout the project lifecycle- from the feasibility stage, to outline and detail design, through to construction and handover

Key skills and attributes:

  • 5 years experience in a similar role, preferably clean water based
  • BTEC HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering as a minimum
  • EUSR water hygiene card
  • Degree in an engineering field
  • Strong AutoCAD design skills will be advantageous
  • Ability to use Microsoft project to manage programmes
  • Membership with relevant professional body
  • Multi-disciplinary knowledge desired

This role is likely to move quickly and the company are looking to interview as soon as possible so if you feel you would be suited to the role, please apply with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West on 02393 876023 for more information.