Mechanical Project Engineer - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an immediate requirement to appoint a Mechanical Project Engineer to join our team at Fawley Oil Refinery. You will be reporting to a Project Manager but will liaise very closely with our design team and the client and you will be responsible for supporting all technical and commercial aspects of Mechanical & Electrical installations on site. Candidates ideally will be qualified in Mechanical Engineering but must have a good appreciation of both professions.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Attend internal and external design review and progress meetings
  • Produce and review mechanical & electrical design documentation
  • Produce specifications and outline designs
  • Procurement of mechanical & electrical equipment and support for subcontract procurement
  • Ensure that site installation works and quality match both design and appropriate industry standards
  • Record and Review as-built information
  • Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Programme Updates
  • Procurement schedules


  • Degree or HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Water Engineering preferred but not essential
  • Good working Knowledge of Safety, Health Environment and Quality Procedures
  • Microsoft Office and CAD packages
  • Good appreciation of Excel to a ‘Higher’ level

Company Benefits

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • 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 send your CV to or call the Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544                                                                

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