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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Severn Trent

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Severn Trent

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £400 - 500 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Bevan

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 050

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Role: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Severn Trent Water
Location: Hybrid - Primarily remote
Rate: £400 - £500 p/d Inside IR35
Duration - 18 Months+

My client, a large Tier 1 contractor, is looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their business who are building regional design teams throughout the country. The ideal person will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables on various Mechanical schemes.
This role will be primarily remote however site/office visits on occasion will be expected.
This particular role is to support the acquisition of 2 major contract wins in the region of £100million. We want to hear from you if you are based in the Midlands or in and around greater Manchester.
We also have similar positions for the same client nationwide so if you are an electrical, mechanical or civil design engineer please get in touch regardless.
Experience within the UK water sector from a mechanical bias is essential for these positions.
·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:
·An industry applicable BEng, BSc or equivalent in a mechanical discipline
·Conversant with hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties.
·Commercial and contractual awareness
·Working knowledge of Microsoft and Google packages
·Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
·Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
·Willing to progress to Chartered Engineer status
·Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and FEA software's would be an advantage
·Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
We are looking to move quick sourcing for this position. Apply Today and We will be in touch to progress your application. You can contact me at or reach me on 02393 876 050.
Due to the volume of applicants, we may only be able to respond to Applicants who are to be progressed to the next stage. If you do not hear from us unfortunately it means your application hasn't been successful.
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