Mechanical Engineer – Industrial

Posted 3 years ago

Our client, a market leader in the utilities sector is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their already growing, vibrant team.

You will be based at their office in Birmingham; however you will need to travel to client sites when required.


Up to £45,000

About the role:

The mechanical engineer works within a project team to deliver a technology-based project within the municipal and industrial water sector. The mechanical engineer is responsible for undertaking all mechanical engineering activity within the project.

  • Have responsibility for the mechanical design within a project or tender.
  • Manage workload to achieve the design deliverables required of the project / tender.
  • Liaise with client design engineers to ensure compliance and to integrate the plant design.
  • Liaise with internal design engineers to integrate the mechanical elements into the overall plant design.
  • Contribute to the HAZOP process.
  • Attend client or supplier meetings, both in and out of office locations.
  • Generate requirements for equipment or service to be purchased and define the key requirements by means of equipment specification
  • Evaluate quotations and develop to a point of technical compliance
  • Review supply-chain design documentation and integrate into the wider plant design
  • Develop design schedules to accurately define equipment requirements.
  • Communicate and retain close liaison with site managers and commissioning managers during relevant stages of the project.
  • Undertake Design Risk Assessment and capture the outcome.
  • Have technical knowledge and understanding of key plant and equipment used within the water industry and be able to work within a team to specify and evaluate equipment.
  • Have technical knowledge and understanding of key activities within process plant design with the water sector and be able to progress their development.
  • Work with CAD designers and other design engineers to create P&ID drawings.
  • Work with CAD designers to develop 3D models, General Arrangement, and detailed drawings to define the plant design.


About you:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience in process plant design, ideally in the water sector.
  • Have a positive outlook and a motivation to drive design activity forwards.
  • Have good communication skills to allow design challenges to be resolved.
  • Be able to work accurately and diligently on detailed engineering tasks.
  • Engineering qualification (HND or degree) to demonstrate a core competence in mechanical engineering.
  • Ability to work in a small team and coordinate activities to drive the design activity forward
  • Good levels of experience and competence in interpretation and understanding of P&ID’s, 2D drawings and 3D models.
  • Ability and experience of being able to use initiative and knowledge to develop designs with a consideration for the key design features of the plant / equipment.
  • Ability and experience of being able to work to a dead-line and to plan tasks around the timescales of others, with excellent time management skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of equipment and technologies used commonly within the water treatment industries.


The benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Dental Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel Insurance
  • Health Screening
  • Shopping discounts and much more.

Job Features

Job CategoryRenewables, Utilities

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