Principal Engineer (Desalination), Bristol, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol - UKJob SummaryAECOM is currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer with having strong desalination experience from a Mechanical, Process, or Chemical Engineering background to join our established Power and Energy team to work on power, energy and desalination projects in the Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa regions. The role would be based in our Bristol office, although basing in our Chesterfield or London offices could be considered.Recent projects within the team have included providing supervisor services for the design and construction of two Independent Water Projects in the Middle East, feasibility and concept designs for desalination facilities for a Mediterranean power plant, and availability auditing of operating desalination facilities for the off-taker.We are bidding on a number of Owner's and Lenders' Engineer roles in Europe, Middle East, and Africa which would require both design and construction supervision.As a Principal Engineer, you will be a senior member of our Process Mechanical Engineering team involved in the design, development and construction of power, energy, and desalination projects.Our projects involve working as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team and you will at times find yourself leading these teams and being responsible for the successful completion of projects.You will ideally have a background in both thermal and membrane desalination technologies and have an appreciation of the challenges and rewards of working in an engineering consultancy business. Experience power and energy industry or oil and gas sector would be desirable.The successful candidate will have a willingness to work on UK, European, and International based projects and be willing to undertake overseas travel and working.Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for teamProvides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.Prepares technical specification sections.Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.Minimum RequirementsYou will ideally have demonstrable experience including:Project and engineering management of power or large industrial developments including pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, concept design, design review and technical advisor roles, specification, detailed design, site supervision, commissioning, testing, and acceptanceLeading a multidiscipline team of engineers and techniciansKnowledge of power generation technologies and major equipment and plant suppliersFamiliarity with simulation and analysis software, such as IMSDesign, Toray, ThermoFlow software suite, or Gate Cycle as a user or managerExperience in the preparation of technical specifications for EPC, EPC-M, and BOO contracts for the implementation of power or large industrial projectsAn interest and willingness to take part in the business development activities of the teamProcess equipment designGeneration of Process Flow Diagram's, P&IDs and Mass and Energy balances,Experience of MSF and MED thermal desalination, brackish and sea water reverse osmosis processes and equipment including pre- and post-treatment of feed, product, and brine for both industrial and utility owners.Preferred QualificationsYou will be a Process, Mechanical or Chemical Engineer and will ideally be chartered and degree educated in one of those disciplines.Your benefits will include:Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.You'll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you're a member of the Reserve Forces you'll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.What We OfferWhen you join AECOM, you become part of a company that ispioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that championsinclusion, diversity and overallemployee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Ourcore values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not onlydelivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.Job Category EngineeringBusiness Line WaterBusiness Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)Country United KingdomPosition Status Full-TimeRequisition/Vacancy No. 221839BRAdditional Locations UK - LondonClearance Required NoQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.