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Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Location: Walsall
  • Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Negotiable based on experience
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Job Title:              Mechanical Design Engineer (Clean Water)
Location:             Walsall
Sectors:                Water, Mechanical, Utilities, Infrastructure, Civil Engineering
Job Type:             Permanent role
Salary:                  £40,000 to £60,000 Per Annum + Package (**Negotiable based on level/relevant experience**)

Job Description:

Our client, a specialist M&E Contractor within the Water and Wastewater sector, is currently looking for Mechanical Design Engineers to join their Clean Water team on a permanent basis. They design and implement a large range of schemes within the Water sector, related to pumping, moving and treating water (From small-scale pump replacement projects through to large-scale water networks and treatment plants).

Here you will get the opportunity to work on a wide range of diverse projects, predominately within the Clean Water sector, across a large client base, where strong relationships have been forged over the past 20+ years.

You will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables, on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical schemes within the clean water sector. This role will entail design works for the Mechanical aspects of projects.  

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel.
  • Determine operational requirement and proposing 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.
  • Promoting innovation and challenging parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities.
  • Providing engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
  • Closely coordinate design productions between their in house design teams, external design companies, suppliers and subcontractors, and where applicable client's designers.
  • Ensuring designs are approved by the client (where applicable) in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract.
  • Ensuring all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets, KPI’s and to a high-quality complying with internal design procedures.
  • Attending internal and external design reviews and progress meetings, which may include travel.

Candidates will ideally have:

  • A relevant qualification related to Mechanical (i.e. BEng/BSc or equivalent).
  • Working experience in hydraulic calculations, including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties etc.
  • Good Commercial and Contractual awareness.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • The ability to prioritise a varied workload, demonstrating good time management to comply with deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face).
  • (Desirable) Experience working within / An understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
  • (Desirable) Willing to progress to Chartered Engineer status
  • (Desirable) Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and FEA software's (Advantageous)

For more information, or to apply for this role, please contact Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520.