Senior Mechanical Engineer - Water

Scantec Personnel Limited
11 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

One of our key clients currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their team in the midlands on a contract basis.

The role is for a Mechanical Engineer to provide technical expertise in the delivery of efficient technical solutions that will deliver improvements to water and wastewater assets. The work will include the mechanical input from feasibility through to construction and commissioning on a wide variety of projects.

- Liaise with Clients and Contractors to identify opportunities and develop business relationships
- Provide the Mechanical input into asset surveys and plant condition assessments, feasibility studies, optioneering, whole life costing and conceptual design
- Responsibility for detailed design, value engineering, specification and selection of process equipment, tender assessments, reports and recommendations.
- Produce project documentation including engineering specifications, data sheets, layout drawings etc
- Undertake site inspections, carry out feasibility reviews and work up proposals for the schemes
- Produce the mechanical specifications and deliverables for schemes in accordance with current legislation and standards for the scheme requirements
- Liase with Subcontractors and deal with technical queries
- Undertake factory acceptance testing of mechanical plant
- Undertake site testing and commissioning
- Using appropriate software to provide advice, solutions and successful project outcomes for clients.
- Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced members within the team
- Complete all work in line with clients Core Values and in accordance with there Quality Systems and Project Quality Procedures.


Y Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant subject
Y Professionally qualified (Chartered Engineer or equivalent) and member of a relevant engineering institution i.e. IMechE
Y Experience in water industry and preferably previous experience in mechanical design of water / wastewater treatment plants and water / wastewater networks.
Y Ability to manage and develop projects from a brief.
Y Knowledge and skills in the in the planning, specification, design procurement and commissioning of mechanical equipment for projects in the water, or process industries
Y Possess sound knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordance with QA and H&S procedures.
Y Computer literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office
Y Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team and independently
Y Strong communication skills all levels with the client, suppliers, contractors and our design team - both written and oral
Y Good client service focus
Y Excellent organisational skills and able to multi-task
Y Must be able to plan and prioritise work load effectively

Scantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - ``Recruitment International Magazine 2015`` and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis.

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