Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Water Infrastructure

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Water Infrastructure

Job Title: Lead Mechanical Design Engineer - Water Infrastructure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £48000 per annum + car/car allowance
Reference: BBBH10302_1487699065
Contact Name: Steve Utton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2017 17:44

Job Description

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer x 2 - Water Infrastructure


Up to £48,000 plus benefits

Our client is looking to strengthen their Engineering Team with a Lead Mechanical Engineer working on a Joint Venture framework. This project is to maintain and improve the Water supply and Wastewater Treatment works throughout Kent and East Sussex.

The projects include the design and construction of improvements to clean water and dirty water treatment plants which include pumping stations and sea outfalls. The projects range in value from £250k up to £20m covering both Heavy Civil Engineering and M&E activities. You will be providing quality Engineering Design services to minimise risks and maximise profits on turnkey and engineering contracts. You will be required to co-ordinate the design and produce Mechanical documents and drawings, taking into account H&S requirements, specifications and contractual standards.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Design Lead your duties will include:

  • Produce cost effective mechanical design layouts which meet the specification of being able to be purchases, installed and commission effectively.
  • Ensure cost effectiveness by considering design time costs, material costs, erection costs and any impact that the design may have on other disciplines.
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is procured on time and to budget.
  • Ensure standard practices are used wherever possible.
  • Monitor the design costs.
  • Produce monthly report and estimates/feedback for the Proposals department.
  • Maintain documents throughout the contract.
  • Reduce waste to improve efficiency on all activities.
  • Ensure the design takes into account environmental issues and H&S requirements.

Skills and Qualifications
To be considered for the role, we are looking for:

  • Principles of Water/Waste Water experience including Sewage Treatment
  • Previous design experience of Water/Sewage Treatment Plants
  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to produce plant layouts
  • Understanding of technical proposals

Package and Benefits

  • A starting salary up to £48,000
  • A company car or car allowance
  • A company pension

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send a CV to Steve Utton at call into the office on 02392 288 215.

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