3 months ago
Senior Mechanical Engineer (Water) (BEL00000N)
: United Kingdom-Belfast-Belfast
We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers,
consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional
services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.
have an opportunity for an individual to join our team and take a leading role
in the delivery of mechanical designs for our water sector clients. Our mechanical
engineers apply their specialist skills to a range of water projects covering
water and wastewater treatment, bioresources treatment, pumping stations, storm
water drainage and flood prevention, renewable energy technologies and energy
will also have the opportunity to support advisory services such as strategic
planning, regulatory advice, asset optimisation, advising on delivery of
efficient capital programmes and developing/applying transformational digital
to the MEICA (Mechanical Electrical Instrumentation Control and Automation)
Team Leader, you will be part of a multidiscipline water group covering civil,
structural, MEICA and process skills. The group currently includes over 100
engineers working out of the Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff and Ty Awen (Newport)
offices. Our clients include water companies, regulatory bodies, Natural
Resources Wales, Environment Agency and local councils.
The base for the successful candidate will be
our state of the art Belfast City Centre office at Bedford House which is a
very positive working environment.
will lead the mechanical discipline in the Belfast office water team. You will
be responsible for planning work activities and resource requirements. You will
ensure technical quality is maintained and manage the review process. You will
be responsible for managing and supervising colleagues in the production of
project outputs. You will ensure that projects deliver the required commercial
outcomes. You will be involved in writing proposals for new work.
will be involved in mentoring more junior people to support and develop
individuals in their technical specialisation.
will collaborate with colleagues and clients as a part of teams delivering
multidisciplinary projects. You will develop imaginative and innovative
solutions in response to the project brief. You will provide input at all
stages of the project life cycle from concept to delivery, including detailed
design and advisory services. You will interface directly with clients and
will also have the opportunity to interface with MEICA colleagues across the UK
and globally, supporting and developing infrastructure projects in a range of
will be required to travel to client offices and sites along with other Arup
offices as part of the role.
Requirements and skills
Skills and Knowledge:
or Masters degree in mechanical engineering (or similar).
or Incorporated member of the IMechE (or equivalent professional institution).
knowledge of mechanical equipment used in potable water treatment, wastewater
and sludge treatment, and network infrastructure projects.
knowledge of closed loop hydraulics and proficient in open channel hydraulics.
knowledge of relevant legislation and standards covering topics such as lifting
operations and pressure systems.
of leading mechanical design teams.
of working in multidiscipline design teams.
in project management.
written and verbal communication skills.
in writing specifications, reports and technical notes.
user of Microsoft Office software including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and
Skills and Knowledge:
7+ years’ experience in water or similar process industry.
of established water sector biological and chemical treatment processes and
awareness of new technology treatment options.
of relevant design tools and techniques such as HAZOP studies.
of CAD software for creating P&IDs, 2D and 3D designs, and understanding of
how this is used in the BIM environment.
of the requirements for working in confined spaces. May have training in
confined space entry.
of ATEX / DSEAR / potentially explosive atmospheres.
of contract management using the NEC form of contract.
of CDM Regulations.
of whole life cost methodologies.
of preparing proposals for competitive tenders.
of junior engineers to achieve their professional qualification.
UK driving licence.
The successful candidate will be required to
obtain the following:
water hygiene training
The successful candidate may be required to
obtain the following security clearances:
Reward and Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary at all
levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK
Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident
Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits
are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support
and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will
also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose
to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with
your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition all permanent employees are
eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees
can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the
firm’s financial performance.