Mechanical Engineer

Wessex Water

Mechanical Engineer

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This is a great opportunity to gain unparalleled professional experience on a high-profile challenging project, and we are now looking for a Mechanical Engineer to add to the professional expertise within our team.


What will I be doing? 

Reporting to the Project Manager you will be responsible for leading & coordinating team delivery of all works on site. With numerous projects of varied prices and size, you will oversee all project phases including early contractor involvement, estimating, design, construction, commissioning, handover and close-down.

The Mechanical Engineer must lead by example ensuring safety is always maintained, best practices are followed, and standards always adhered to.

Day to day, you will ensure that all site activities comply not only with the client’s KPI’s and our legal and contractual obligations but also with the highest safety and quality standards.

As well as managing work on site to time and budget, you will help ensure the commercial success of the project by reviewing and setting target costs, agreeing monthly financial forecasts for monthly reporting, contributing to contract negotiations.


What are the requirements? 

To be successful, you’ll be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience of delivering multi-disciplinary engineering projects. With construction management and office-based management experience ideally in the construction industry, you will have good organisation skills effective decision-making experience.

This is a busy, dynamic site so we’ll need you to be a team player who can build good working relationships with a range of stakeholders, as well as being someone who can work effectively in a pressured environment.

The role will be primarily site-based, but there will be period when you work in an office too. It may include working at other sites locally, so you will need a full driving licence.

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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