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Mechanical/Senior/Principal Engineer

Ref no. BHN539221
Location Nottingham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

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

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

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

Our client is a global professional engineering services company specialising in water, energy and urbanisation. They are seeking a Senior/Principal Mechanical Engineer to be based out of one of their many UK offices (remote working available).

This role will contribute to successfully delivering projects to budget and timescales. The Senior Mechanical Engineer reports to a Team Leader and collaborates with all stakeholders cross discipline to achieve 'best for project' outcomes.

The role will initially be working with water companies based in New Zealand and will include remote/flexible working. Due to the time differences, being available for early/late calls may be required.

Candidates will ideally live in a commutable distance to our clients' following offices though the roles will be mostly remote working: Leeds, Guildford, Chester, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and York.


  • You are likely to work on a portfolio of different projects and will apply your acquired skills and knowledge in a range of environments.
  • Successful contribution to and delivery of projects in a team environment,
  • Personal responsibility and ownership of projects
  • Technical and commercial delivery
  • Management, liaison and co-ordination of the Technicians in the team
  • Production of deliverables to programme timescales
  • Supervision, knowledge sharing and mentoring of less experienced members of the team
  • Interpretation and application of relevant client, industry and Company standards


  • Knowledge of some or all of the following; Process plant, Rotating Equipment, Pumping Systems, Steam Systems, Clean and waste water systems (clarification, filtration, disinfection, sludge handling etc), Detailed pipework design, Pipework stress analysis.
  • Experience of programming and resource planning as well as the ability to prepare, review and approve calculations, reports, drawings and design briefs relating to pipe work and process plant installations.
  • Application of Engineering principles
  • Design Development


  • Honours degree in relevant discipline required
  • Chartered Engineer or near Chartered status (MICE, MIStructE).
  • Collaborative team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Project management skills and ownership of work.
  • Strong client relationship management skills.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Problem solving

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