Principal Mechanical Project Engineer

East of England
St Albans
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering, Design, Civil Engineer, Design Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

We have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play an important role within our growing M&E team. Increasing demands for our services have created an opportunity in Croydon and/or St Albans to be involved in the delivery of major capital schemes and refurbishments within the water, industrial and energy market sectors.

 In particular we are looking for an experienced Prinicpal Mechanical Design Engineer, capable of working independently where required, and also able to lead design or project teams.  Key responsibilities will include carrying out feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs and preparing reports and technical specifications and proposals.

 The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall design of mechanical installations typically including municipal water and wastewater pumping stations, ventilation systems, penstocks and valves, odour control systems, pipework.

 Minimum Requirements

  • BSc, BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience in producing technical specifications, and managing all stages of multi-disciplinary projects from proposals and initial studies through to full design and construction management is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the following within the municipal water/drainage industry;Pumps and pumping systems

Ø  Pipework systems

Ø  Ventilation systems

Ø  Hydraulic systems

  • Experience of medium to large water and wastewater treatment work projects.
  • Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams, and able to lead junior staff from a variation of professional backgrounds.
  • Experience of developing specifications.
  • Experience of delivering detail design work within a team including CAD staff.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to represent AECOM in Client facing roles at all levels.
  • Accustomed to working at the highest levels of HSSE compliance at all design stages.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Member of IMechE or equivalent
  • Experience in HAZOP, HAZID, DSEAR and SWIFT processes
  • Experience in design works related to deep shafts and tunnels

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