Mechanical Design Engineer - Power Generation - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Design

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are now recruiting for a Mechanical Design Engineer with a background in the design of power generation projects, to be based from our Design Studio at our Head Office in Southampton. We are open to applications from either permanent employees or contractors.

Reporting to the Mechanical Design Manager, duties include:

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplined team of engineers responsible for the production of design deliverables for power generation contracts
  • 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

Qualifications/background;

  • Chartered membership of relevant professional institution an advantage but not essential providing the candidate is working towards either incorporated or chartered status
  • IMECHE Accredited MEng degree
  • IMECHE accredited BEng (Hons) degree
  • A history of mechanical design within power generation

Responsibilities;

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

Personnel

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

Business

  • 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

General

  • 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

Company Benefits;

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

•            A competitive salary

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays

•            The opportunity to buy further holidays (salary sacrifice)

•            Free onsite parking

•            Christmas shutdown

•            Government Workplace Pension

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 to tina.wheeler@trant.co.uk or call 02380 665544                                                                

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