Senior Mechanical Engineer



To prepare and support Mechanical tender, outline and detailed design solutions associated with the UU CDP framework.


  • Delivering projects in English.
  • Preparing and supporting mechanical tender/ outline/ detailed design solutions in accordance with programme and budget constraints.
  • Preparing, reviewing and checking necessary calculations and design.
  • Liaison with internal and external clients to develop relationships across the business and cooperation with engineers and designers across other disciplines.
  • Mentoring and development of team engineers and technicians.
  • Participation in foreign business trips.
  • Continued Professional Development.


  • Essential experience required includes producing/reviewing feasibility studies, detailed design and calculation, value engineering, HAZOP & DSEAR studies, specification and selection of process equipment, tender assessments, and reports as well as undertaking site inspections and asset condition assessments. In addition, experience is required in producing/reviewing project documentation Designer's Risk Assessments, engineering specifications, data sheets, P&IDs, plant layout drawings, technical schedules.
  • A detailed knowledge in the field of mechanical engineering design and installation, specialising in the Water Industry, in particular significant experience of producing mechanical design for pumping stations and water/wastewater treatment works, in particular pumping systems design and calculation.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Specific experience in the Water Industry, design experience according to UK codes and standards would be an advantage.
  • Design and construction experience in a multidisciplinary, multi-company environment is essential.
  • Supervision of mechanical installations on site and commissioning mechanical plant would be an advantage.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English.