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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £45k - 60k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Consulting Engineering
  • Contact: Reuben Raynes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Duration: Perm
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Expiry Date: 21 February 2023
  • Job Ref: 400304RRA

Are you an ambitious and experienced Mechanical Engineer, looking to make the step up to senior?

Are you an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer, looking to make to the switch to one of the world’s leading engineering consultancies?

Our client is an exciting innovative world-leader in engineering and design consultancy and construction they have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects. Following an exciting and very successful start to AMP7 in the Water Market, the Infrastructure division is seeking a senior/principal mechanical engineer to join their expanding team. The role will be based in the North region, in our Leeds office.

Our client has an extensive portfolio of UK, Overseas and Globally delivered projects, helping clients address asset creation, process improvement and plant optimisation needs. Locally focused teams incorporate expert electrical, ICA, process, mechanical and civil engineers who provide a multidisciplinary approach to solving our clients’ problems in innovating, creative, managing, building, and investing in water and wastewater infrastructure.

Role requirements:

  • Degree-qualified within mechanical engineering.
  • Ideally a Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership.
  • You will have UK water/wastewater industry experience. (ESSENTIAL)
  • A developing external profile and reputation a desire and willingness to raise the profile of oneself and the Company.
  • Willingness to contribute to and develop our technical knowledge networks


  • Willing to lead and/or contribute on feasibility, otline, and detailed design projects.
  • Develop fee bids for tendering/bidding on projects.
  • Design management/coordination on multi-discipline D&B projects
  • Liaise with internal and external clients within the UK and worldwide.
  • Take ownership of specific ‘skill areas’ or activities within our technical knowledge networks.
  • Supporting and mentoring, with the possibility of formal line management responsibilities.
  • Contributing to new innovative ideas/making suggestions for innovation.
  • Opportunity to present your project work at company meetings or at conferences.
  • Working with and developing our digital tools and products.

What we offer?

Our client recognises that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default our client offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Please contact Reuben on 0113 242 0303 or