Mechanical Project Engineer - Water Utilities


Location: Reading, Berkshire, England

Salary: GBP45,000 - GBP55,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 19/05/2021


Mechanical Project Engineer - Water Utilities


Salary £45-55 + Package

The Project

My client has wona a 5 year frame work with Thames water to deliver differently and better (safer, quicker, cheaper, and right first time) and have set ourselves up as a manufacturing entity adopting a modern approach to construction.

What you will be doing

* Overall responsibility for working with our designer (Wood PLC) and suppliers to successfully deliver all mechanical requirements across a project portfolio.
* Work with commercial team to procure all off and on site manufactured mechanical requirements particularly focusing on offsite assembly and modularisation.
* Closely monitor the progress of off and onsite activities to ensure delivery against agreed programmes and budgets.
* Contribute to a positive team culture and environment on your projects to support improved wellbeing and performance.
* Responsible for undertaking factory inspections and quality audits and ensuring the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction for all mechanical installations.

Your Responsibilities

* Productivity: Work with others to achieve a step change in productivity which will include implementing robust mechanical design, manufacture and installation quality management to achieve "right first time".
* Customer Focus: Establish and maintain trusting and effective relationships with Yorkshire Water Operations and other stakeholders, delivering excellent customer service throughout project delivery.
* Develop Sustainable Solutions: Display a sound knowledge of sustainable construction solutions and manage engineering activities that contribute to sustainable development.
* Digital Engineering: Work with our designer (Wood PLC) and the supply chain to optimise the benefits of using digital tools and expertise to integrate our off and on site delivery approach.
* Design Collaboration: Use the BIM model to ensure that mechanical designs and installations fully integrate with the civils and electrical designs.
* Engineering Proposals and Design: Technical expertise in the placement and administration of sub-contracts and material orders relating to mechanical equipment. Preparation for, vetting and approval of supplier's proposals and designs in accordance with specified requirements.
* Supply Chain: Fully integrate and engage with the supply chain to assess and develop their capabilities so that they positively contribute to our delivery capability and capacity.
* Supervision: Supervise mechanical installation works ensuring health and safety, technical and quality compliance.
* Effective planning: Develop logical and accurate mechanical works programmes and integrate with overall project plan.
* Reporting: Report on mechanical works programme and cost performance and attend project production meetings.
* Quality assurance: Develop quality assurance plans and maintain quality assurance records in accordance with the Company's and Yorkshire Water's documented requirement.
* Outage Management: Work with Yorkshire Water Operations and other stakeholders to meticulously plan and successfully deliver outages.
* Commissioning: Assisting Commissioning Engineers for pre-commissioning mechanical checks.
* Handover Plans, Handover Documentation and Soft Landings: Contribute to the production and collation of all relevant Handover Documentation which will include the production of or input too operating and maintenance manuals, as built records , Testing records and the Collation of handover documentation from the supply chain under your control. To Provide/ assist with the operating and maintenance training for Yorkshire Water Personnel as part of the Handover process .

What we'll need from you

* Display a high degree of technical knowledge and have relevant mechanical project engineering experience within a manufacturing or construction organisation.
* Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills who can multi-task and consistently meet challenging deadlines.
* Commercially astute.
* Experience of both pre-production and production mechanical project engineering desirable.
* Has an appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme, cost and quality performance.
* Programme focused with an ability to plan and organise resources both off and on site to deliver on time and in full.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a range of people.
* BIM/digital experience is essential.
* Minimum HNC qualified in a mechanical engineering subject desirable.
* IT literacy essential.
* Professional qualification is desirable.
* SMSTS safety qualification and relevant CSCS card is desirable.
* EUSR Water Hygene card is desirable


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