Design Engineer - Mechanical or Electrical

Ref No. BHN528324
Salary £30,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Nottingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


My Client is recruiting for a Mechanical and an Electrical Design Engineer in the Water Sector


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The Job

My Client is recruiting for a Mechanical and an Electrical Design Engineer in the Water Sector

An opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer - Mechanical or Electrical. You will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Mechanical or Electrical Design Deliverables on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical schemes in the water industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 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, our 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

Experience and Qualifications:

For Mechanical:

  • An industry applicable BEng, BSc or equivalent in a mechanical or discipline
  • Conversant with hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties.
  • BIM / BS 19650
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Possess a "can do" attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required
  • 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

For Electrical:

  • Water and wastewater processes
  • BIM / BS 19650
  • Water companies and their ways of working
  • Experience with AMTECH
  • Generation of electrical installation packs including but not limited to cable calculations, cable block diagrams, termination details, cable schedules
  • Generation of control philosophies, URS and FDS documents (where applicable) to client briefs and specifications
  • Use of proprietary software to generate lighting design
  • Selection and appraisal of suppliers and their design submissions
  • Preparation of documentation in accordance with the CDM regulations
  • Identification of any temporary states requirements of the electrical design
  • Co-ordination of design at all stages
  • Possess an industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Chartered or pursuing chartership with 5+ years' experience within the water industry
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft packages (experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage)

Dan Atkinson
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