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Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Asap
Reference: 11944
Contact Name: Skyemarie Bree
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2020 12:14

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Mechanical design Engineer based in the Warrington on a Contract or Permanent opportunity available.


Our client is seeking two Mechanical Design Engineers who have experience working on projects within the water industry, they have recently won a large framework and are now doing all the MEP designs.

  • 1 Mechanical Design Engineer (willing to progress to chartered)
  • 1 Snr Mechanical Engineer (Needs to be chartered)


  • Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel.
  • key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Working alongside the Design Team Lead / Lead designer and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications.
  • Retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities.
  • To provide engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
  • To closely coordinate design production between in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client’s designers.
  • Ensuring designs are approved where applicable by the client in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract.
  • To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets, KPI’s and to a high-quality complying with the design procedure.
  • Attend internal and external design reviews and progress meetings, which may include travel.

Essential Skills:

  • An industry applicable BEng, BSc or equivalent in a mechanical discipline
  • Conversant with hydraulic calculations including but not limited to pipelines, pump duties.
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Google packages
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
  • Willing to progress to Chartered Engineer status
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit and FEA software’s would be an advantage
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual

Our Company

Rubicon Consulting is a Talent management consultancy which helps you to optimise business performance and competitive advantage by choosing the right people first time!