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Senior Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11233
Contact Name: Jefferson Wiredu
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2018 12:03

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Design Engineer for a contract position based in West Yorkshire.

Role Summary:

Rate: Negotiable (DOE)

Length: 3 months initial

Location: West Yorkshire.

The successful candidate should have the following experience; -

 Candidate Requirements:

·        CEng Chartered Engineer status and engaged on a programme of Continual Professional Development.

·        At least 15 years of experience in a relevant field, including at least 3-5 years in Heating/ Ventilation and Fire Detection/ Protection.

·        An ability to size and specify Heating/ Ventilation and experience of Fire detection / Protection required.

·        Writing sub-contractor scopes and major plant tender documentation.

·        Writing technical specifications for system design, manufacture, installation and operation.

·        A basic understanding of Boilers, CHP engines, pumps and heat exchangers is required.

·        A thorough working knowledge of relevant CIBSE Guides, British Standards, BSRIA, IGEM and other industry authority publications.

·        An appreciation and understanding of the Construction & Design Management Regulations 2015.

·        An ability to size and specify valves, instruments and piping components.

·        Experience with the creation and detailing of Bills of Material for plant equipment, valves and instrumentation.

·        Liaison with both internal engineering disciplines and external clients, contractors and suppliers.

·        Participance in both internal and external design meetings, technical reviews, HAZID and HAZOP studies.

·        Review and Approval of calculations and drawings from subcontractors.

·        Review and Approval of Design Engineer and Graduate technical documentation.

·        An ability and willingness to manage, mentor and assist the development of Design Engineers and Graduate Engineers.

·        An ability to manage the departmental operation, resources, budget, programme and employees.

·        The responsibility for attending major project kick-off meetings, leading the projects forward and briefing supporting engineers.

·        Liaison/ define boundaries with other services as Electrical Design, Network design, Control system.

Job Requirements

·        Project document control & management in line with the company Quality Management System.

·        Operate within and adhere to the company Health & Safety policy and procedures.

·        An attention to detail and a high standard of verbal and written skills.

·        A keen interest in combined heat and power (CHP) installations, district energy networks and energy saving technology.

·        A natural aptitude for undertaking engineering calculations, analysis and problem solving.

·        An interest in fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, energy transfer and stress analysis.

·        Ability to find and propose solutions to internal / external clients

·        Manage the resources: programme the deliveries and allocate the resources to achieve the deliverables. If additional resources are necessary, report the need to his line manager and organise the internal / external recruitment or subcontractor.


·        Supplementary safety and industry specific training (such as CSCS card, IOSH, CIBSE courses).

·        Writing system control philosophies, sequences and strategy.

·        Compilation and writing of Operation & Maintenance manual content for delivered designs.

·        Experience of managing both clients and suppliers with regards to Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) documentation.

·        Technical ability to interpret and understand the outputs of piping stress analysis and to identify design improvements.

·        Detailed knowledge of the design and configuration of boiler plant and CHP engines.

·        A knowledge of specialist design areas such as steam systems, PED, ATEX, DSEAR & COMAH.

For more information please contact me 0121 667 8638/ 0786 092 1198 should this be suitable, alternatively, if you know someone who may be looking for a job like this, please feel free to pass this on.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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