Mechanical Design Engineer

Trant Engineering Ltd
Southampton, UK
18 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Trant Engineering are now recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer, to be based at our Head Office in Southampton for a short to medium term contract role.

The position will be working on International power station and industrial plant type projects.

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams' work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC's, PLC's, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

Reporting to the Mechanical Design Manager, duties include:

·Working as part of a multi-disciplined team of engineers responsible for production design deliverables

·Responsible for assisting in all aspects of mechanical design from site surveys of existing assets, optioneering, feasibility studies, detailed design and tender pricing

·Production of procurement specifications for mechanical equipment; hydraulic calculations and production of detailed design construction drawings

·Project managing third party designs and providing design assistance to installation and commissioning teams. Liaising with clients and subcontractors


An appropriate mechanical qualification


Health & Safety
  • The active promotion of the company safety culture through example and management of people
  • That safety takes precedence in any conflict with time, cost or quality

  • That those associated with the business understand and deliver company expectations
  • That client and company requirements are effectively communicated to all personnel


·That all operations are carried out in accordance with the company management system, policy objectives and statutory and contractual requirements

·The implementation of the company management systems for health, safety, the environment and quality in conjunction with the TEL Systems Department

·That all work is completed to the Client's satisfaction, within budget

·Establishing and maintaining working relationships and effective communication with clients
·Responsible for management of project specific design deliverables

·Responsible for the detailed design in accordance with the TEL Procedures

·Interpreting and understanding client requirements from client documents (drawings, specifications, correspondence, etc.)

·Communication with client, external design resources and subcontractors to ensure compliance with specification

·Liaison with Project Manager and procurement team to ensure correct purchase of plant and equipment

·Management of internal and external project specific design costs in liaison with Project Manager

·Undertaking and checking design calculations including hydraulics and pumping systems

·Managing the preparation of CAD drawings in accordance with the TEL Drawing Manual

·Undertake design risk assessments to support detailed design proposals

·Responsible for preparing detailed mechanical specifications

·Responsible for the production of P&Ids

Equal Opportunities;

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV or call 02380 665544

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