Senior Mechanical Engineer

Bristol BS13, United Kingdom

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team based in Bristol. Joining us on a full-time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of up to \xc2\xa355,000 per annum plus excellent benefits. What\xe2\x80\x99s in it for you? As well as a friendly, supportive working environment and opportunities for development, the role also offers:

  • Up to 10% bonus
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Opportunity to buy or sell annual leave to offer you extra flexibility
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Free car parking for when you\xe2\x80\x99re in the office
  • Invest in Pennon Group plc through our employee share schemes
  • Competitive Pension scheme, we put in 8% if you put in 4%
  • Support with your wellbeing, and a free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible benefits scheme and enjoy access to thousands of deals and discounts on supermarkets, high street shops, online retailers, travel, eating out, cinemas, gyms and much more though Perkbox
  • And plenty more
What will you be doing? As Senior Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring that projects which require a mechanical input are correctly defined, designed, installed, and completed. This will be an all-encompassing role working on a variety of engineering schemes such as Pumping Stations (new & refurbishments) and Treatment Works upgrades, working on multiple concurrent projects. Day to day you\xe2\x80\x99ll be\xe2\x80\xa6
  • Providing technical lead and oversight on projects requiring mechanical design input ensuring compliance with project scopes and standards and that appropriate stakeholder engagement has taken place.
  • Checking, commenting and approving designs carried out by Contractors and Consultants.
  • Undertaking line management responsibility for the Mechanical Engineer.
  • Undertaking any necessary design activities aligned to area of expertise developing designs that meet technical standards and are safe and efficient to build, commission, operate, maintain, and dismantle.
  • Preparing design, tender, contract and as built documentation (drawings, scopes and specifications) working collaboratively with the wider Engineering team and our supply chain partners.
  • Supporting our Procurement team providing specialist technical expertise evaluating tender returns and quotations.
  • Providing technical support to the Asset Team in developing Business Cases where mechanical engineering input is required.
  • Supporting the wider Engineering team to ensure site activities are aligned with designs and specifications.
  • Where appropriate providing site supervision of works, ensuring that works on site are undertaken safely, efficiently and in accordance with contract technical specifications.
  • Providing technical advice to other parts of the business including Contractors and undertaking post-construction snagging.
  • Preparing record documentation including drawings, O&M manuals and updates to asset data records.
  • Where appropriate, ensuring that there is a reliable interface between Engineering and Operations during commissioning and takeover project phases, thus ensuring smooth handover.

What we\xe2\x80\x99re looking for\xe2\x80\xa6
  • Design experience of mechanical engineering works in an industrial environment.
  • A Technical Authority to support the Company in maintaining the Mechanical Specification, ensuring project compliance and review of technical impact of project changes.
  • Basic competency with AutoCAD 2020 or later
  • Understanding of regulations and standards relating to mechanical design and construction.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written English and computer Literate
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Project environment.
  • Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent and ideally CEng status with relevant professional institution.
  • Broad understanding of systems, plant and processes used in municipal water treatment and industry.
Above all, you will need to demonstrate our competencies and core values: TRUST, SUPPORT, ACCOUNTABILITY, RESPECT, PROFESSIONALISM, PRIDE and AMBITION.

Since 1846, we\xe2\x80\x99ve been making people healthier and the economy stronger. We\xe2\x80\x99ve served generations of families and will serve generations to come. We\xe2\x80\x99re here to have a positive impact on people and the planet for generations. We don\xe2\x80\x99t just give people water - we keep them healthy and help them grow. We work around the clock, testing our water hundreds of times every day. We take this same view with our 600 employees, we don\xe2\x80\x99t just give them jobs in water, we keep them healthy and help them grow. The best of both worlds We\xe2\x80\x99re one of the smallest water companies in the UK. Being small means we\xe2\x80\x99re nimble and can achieve things quickly for our customers and our people. But while we\xe2\x80\x99re small, we\xe2\x80\x99re also part of a larger family. In June 2021 we became part of the Pennon group, which also owns South West Water and Bournemouth Water. This means that as part of our team, you\xe2\x80\x99ll get the best of both worlds \xe2\x80\x93 the dynamism and fast pace of a smaller company, along with the security and breadth of opportunity that comes with being part of a large organisation.

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