Senior Mechanical Engineer
Mott MacDonald
17h ago

Job Description

We are looking for Mechanical Engineers with strong water / wastewater sector design experience to join our growing team.

Your role will be to work collaboratively with the design team to provide mechanical design and support our client, Severn Trent Water.

Responsibilities :

  • Work collaboratively with members of the MMB and client team and contribute to creating a positive and engaging environment.
  • Support the technical development of the overall team and supervise the work of mechanical engineers, providing technical and professional guidance to aid their development.
  • Contribute to driving an excellence culture in the team, including identifying and addressing competency gaps
  • Deliver mechanical engineering design, including design quality control processes
  • Prepare and analyse key mechanical options, for review and agreement with the client and key project stakeholders ensuring risks and gaps are mitigated
  • Produce technical specifications and equipment schedules
  • Design calculations facilitating the sizing of mechanical, hydraulic, power generating and building services equipment
  • Engage collaboratively with suppliers and subcontractors and undertake technical reviews of their design
  • Collaborate with the design team to develop 3D models and solutions
  • Contribute to P&IDs and data sheets, HAZOP studies and commissioning plans, including proposed performance tests
  • Support the team in the drive towards excellence in Health & Safety, demonstrating applied knowledge and skills to produce safe designs to discharge your obligation according to CDM Regulations and standards
  • Appreciate the competing tensions of time, cost, and quality.
  • Manage safety, wellbeing, environment, and sustainability within your designs.
  • Understand the client’s standards and ensure that the mechanical design outputs comply with the required standards and quality requirements to achieve client acceptance.
  • Identify opportunities to innovate and develop the client’s standards to achieve value and efficiencies.
  • Contribute to achieving high client KPM scores.
  • Engage with the appropriate Mott MacDonald Practices and develop relationships with the wider Mott MacDonald Group to enhance our performance.
  • Candidate Specification

  • Qualified mechanical engineer with experience in water, or wastewater, non-infrastructure, and infrastructure design.
  • A broad experience of pumped systems.
  • Have a broad understanding of water sector process plant, and electrical and control systems.
  • Use of software package for carrying out mechanical design calculations.
  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams
  • Understanding of designer’s responsibilities under CDM
  • Proven record in mentoring and developing junior staff in design.
  • Understanding of programme, budget and quality requirements.
  • An understanding of procurement and construction.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Salary range is competitive, commensurate with experience, skills and qualifications.

    Location :

    MMB are an adopter of agile working. Whilst the role does not require the candidate to be based in the Severn Trent area, the role will require them to be in the office approximately two days a week to collaborate with their team and the client.

    Job Profile

    This is a Mott MacDonald Bentley role, employed by Mott MacDonald.

    Mott MacDonald Bentley is a joint venture business, established in 1999 between civil engineering contractor JN Bentley and global management consultancy, Mott MacDonald.

    Mott MacDonald Bentley offers fully integrated design and build services to its clients, combining the contracting expertise of JN Bentley and the design specialisms of Mott MacDonald.

    This role is employed by Mott MacDonald but will involve working across the joint venture business, both with Mott MacDonald and JN Bentley colleagues.

    About Mott MacDonald

    Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

    A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

    Our values : progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.

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