Mechanical design engineer

Mott MacDonald Ltd
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mott MacDonald's highly successful water consultancy business continues to win and deliver a fantastic amount of work across the UK and international markets. As a result, we have an opportunity for a mechanical engineer with relevant water/wastewater sector experience to join our multidisciplinary design team in Cambridge. You will work with a talented team of mechanical, electrical, ICA, and process engineers to provide innovative MEICA and process support to water projects of all shapes and sizes. Typical duties and responsibilities will include: * Technical input to the mechanical design of water and wastewater schemes * Preparation of/supervision of preparation of drawings * Production of documentation, including reports, calculations, specifications, control philosophies, tender documentation (including particular specifications, schedules of prices and engineer's estimates) * Attendance of factory and site acceptance tests * Project management Candidate profile: - Degree in mechanical engineering, or related subject (and ideally Chartered, Incorporated, or working towards), with experience in one or more of the following fields: * Computer aided design, including FEA analysis of mechanical equipment * Hydraulic structures (e.g. irrigation barrages, gates, stop logs and screens etc.) * Rotating machinery (particularly pumps) and associated equipment * Treatment plant/pumping station detail design - Experience of design at all levels, from feasibility to a "for construction" level - Strong technical knowledge of your field, able to advise other disciplines regarding aspects of their design as it impacts mechanical engineering issues - Demonstrate a broad knowledge of pumping systems and treatment plant - Progressive and imaginative in your work, striving to add value for the benefit of the company and our clients - Demonstrate continuing maintenance of professional development and knowledge of current and emerging technical solutions We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture. The salary offered will be competitive relative to experience, skills and qualifications. The opening date for application is 04/10/2017, and the closing date is 02/11/2017.
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