Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • £45,000 to £50,000 per annum


My client are now recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer, to join our regional site-based office in Havant, providing detailed design on water and wastewater treatment plants. Working on the Southern Water AMP Framework, projects are predominantly M&E with some civils works and the Southern Water region is Hampshire/Sussex & Kent. This role will be based from our Havant office near Portsmouth and functionally, you will report into the Regional Design Manager. The Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for managing all aspects of mechanical design, including:

Working as part of a multi-disciplined team of engineers responsible for the production design deliverables for water, wastewater and bio solids treatment plants
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


  • Chartered membership of relevant professional institution an advantage but not essential
  • IMECHE accredited BEng (Hons) degree preferred


  • 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

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