Senior Mechanical Engineer

Ref No. BHN511288
Salary £45,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Plymouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


My Client is recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in the Water Sector


Water Sector Experience

The Job

My Client is recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in the Water Sector

We have an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer based in Plymouth.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team headed by a Design Manager, you will be responsible for the production of outline and detailed design deliverables on a wide range of AMP7 infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.

What you'll be doing day to day

  • 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 in house design teams, external design companies, suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable 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.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • 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
  • Experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage
  • Conversant with hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties

Dan Atkinson
manages this role


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