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Job Ref:  204745320
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Scotland
Post Code:  EH2
06/10/2016 03:51
Our client is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to support Project Managers and Project Technical Leads by providing technical expertise to ensure that projects are delivered to cost, schedule, technical and quality standards to meet expectations.

Job Description

As part of the Design Team the role has responsibility for providing support in all areas of Mechanical Engineering in the development of efficient technical solutions that will deliver improvements to water and wastewater treatment facilities in line with the company strategic direction.

Experience within the water industry with a focus on the design of water and wastewater treatment solutions, as well as energy from waste
Responsible for supporting the management and Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of robustly defined technical solutions
Undertake initial feasibility and scoping, through detailed design, to support for procurement, construction, commissioning and final handover of projects within the required timescales and within agreed design budgets
Undertake production of technical reports, calculations, development of design and construction drawings and specifications in compliance with relevant industry standards Ensure all solutions are safe to build, operate and maintain
Preparation of the Business Case Reports clearly defining the project proposals for submission for governance approval
Work closely with the all parties in the project team to ensure the right solution is delivered
Communicate and quantify any residual risks associated with the preferred solution
Work collaboratively within a D&C environment to deliver integrated design solutions
Investigate and apply innovative approaches that will improve the way we work and drive efficiency
Maintain up to date technical knowledge of survey, design, drafting, project and contract management standards and techniques
Liaise with client and ensure that programmes and projects are managed effectively to ensure delivery in a manner which meets quality, time and budget specifications
Maintain communication and develop ongoing relationships with clients, stakeholders and customers as required
Undertake appropriate research of existing assets and investigation and design modifications / improvements
Undertake the design activities using appropriate software and applying relevant design standards
Using appropriate software to provide advice, solutions and successful project outcomes for clients


Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant subject
Professionally qualified and member of a relevant engineering institution i.e. Chartered MIMechE
Experience in water industry and preferably previous experience in the design of water / wastewater treatment plants and water / wastewater networks.
Computer literate with a good understanding of appropriate software packages
Knowledge and skills in the in the planning, specification, design procurement and commissioning of projects
Possess sound knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordance with QA and H&S procedures.
Able to integrate well into a team as well as work independently
Experienced level of decision making and ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands
Strong communication skills all levels with the client, suppliers, contractors and design team - both written and oral
Excellent organisational skills and able to multi-task
Must be able to plan and prioritise work load effectively
Excellent client service focus
Flexible approach to work
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