Mechanical Project Engineer

Job Role: Project Engineer – Mechanical
Rate: £400-450 / day
Duration: 12 months +
Location: Dorset

Highfield Professional Solutions are assisting with the recruitment of a Mechanical Project Engineer for a new extension and upgrade works to an existing clean water facility and incorporating ceramic filtration to the plant. This will be a site based role working for the M&E department, reporting to M&E manager work for a Tier 1 Construction Company.

About the Role:

  • Managing the interfaces and integration of the mechanical design with that of other disciplines.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the construction team to develop efficient, practical and safe solutions throughout the design stages, into construction and beyond
  • Develop various mechanical sub-contractor scopes for procurement
  • Review, evaluate and comment on sub-contractor tender returns
  • Commercial & technical negotiations with sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Follow through sub-contractor packages to site delivery and potentially installation
  • Specify equipment requirements and standards
  • Review and manage to the construction programme, mitigate delays and work with the team to achieve positive outcomes
  • Ensure regulatory, legislative, HSE, company and end client standards are maintained throughout the delivery programme.
  • Ensure all sub-contractor engineering designs meet required standards.
  • Communicate and manage relationships both internal and external.
  • Work with the Project Team to produce and review project plans / programs.
  • To ensure the project is driven to provide the best value solutions, and delivered on time and within budgets.
  • Produce and maintain all required documentation to develop project O&M
  • Assist with the commissioning planning when required and to distribute with sub-contractors, include commissioning within sub-contractor scopes.
  • Reporting to the M&E Project Manager, a positive, “can do” approach, determined to succeed, the Project Engineer will be able to work on their own initiative and form part of a successful team.

About you:

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience in the water sector, preferably with clean water
  • Knowledge of membrane systems advantageous
  • Be knowledgeable of the following: pumps/pipe systems, sludge, ozone generation systems, chemical dosing, water/wastewater treatment process equipment
  • Experience of 3D modelling for sub-contractor engagement, take off, review, etc.
  • Knowledge of Reg 30 / WRAS

Site Engineer – Water

Site Engineer –
Alderney, Bournemouth
£400.00 – Inside IR35

Job Spec –


As a Site Engineer, you’ll be working within the Alderney team, supporting the Section Engineer and carrying out the supervision and engineering support to deliver the construction, commissioning, and transfer into supply of a new Water Treatment Works.

Your day to day will include:

  • You’ll assist in managing systems to enable the progress of work to be reviewed against time, quality, dimensions and quantity.
  • You’ll complete construction records and assist in ‘as-built’ drawings and schedules and assist in the recording and testing of workmanship and materials i.e. drainage, concrete, piling, brickwork etc.
  • You’ll also assist in the preparation of sketches for distribution on-site, ensuring clear communication channels are in place.

What do we need from you?

This role of Site Engineer is great for you if:

  • You are an enthusiastic and proactive individual with a relevant qualification, degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering.
  • You’ll have previous experience on a major civil engineering scheme in a regulated environment and an ability to work as part of a project team.
  • You’ll be highly organised and have strong attention to detail.

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