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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Management & Executive, Project Supervision & Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    South West Recruitment Team

  • Contact email:

    cvbristol@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Snr Mechanical Eng_1624884201

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    ongoing/perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-28

  • Startdate:

    July/August 2021

  • Consultant:

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1st Step Solutions (M&E Recruitment Specialists)

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a national PLC company for the following role.

Required: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Warrington

Contract status: Permanent & full time

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mechanical Engineer based in Warrington. You will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables together with tender stage design on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical / Civil schemes in the water industry.

The employer work in partnership and collaboration with customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Their specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill - from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants. Providing services from feasibility and design, to construction and handover. Their Water business provides 'Full Asset Lifecycle Thinking' across projects, in both the clean and wastewater environments. Always ensuring they are supporting customers with innovative outcome-based solutions and an exceptional experience. They currently deliver infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for 10 of the largest national water sector companies.

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
  • Working alongside the Design Manager, the Project Manager and delivery team 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 prepare and review detailed engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel, working in a common data environment
  • To closely coordinate design production between nmcn in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client's designers
  • 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 (e.g. HAZOP and ALM reviews) and where applicable progress meetings
  • To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
  • Technically assessing supplier quotations to ensure they meet project requirements
  • Mentor and guide developing engineers within the team

The experience the employer are looking for in a candidate

  • An industry applicable BEng, BSc or equivalent in a mechanical discipline
  • Chartered Engineer (or ready and able to progress to Chartered)
  • Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes and the equipment / system requirements
  • Experience and expertise in the production of hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Google packages
  • Managing a lead CAD engineer for the production of engineering detail
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Excellent relationship building skills to work in a collaborative environment

What the employer can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

How do you apply?

Please submit your CV or alternatively you can contact Ralph Preston in our Bristol office on 01173326633

If you do not hear from us within 10 working days, then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, we may keep your details on file for any future suitable vacancies and contact you accordingly.