Senior Mechanical Engineer


£41,179K - £56,483K

Our Client is the UK's largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing.

What you will be doing

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is part of a team of engineers who support the creation of the 'Intelligent Client' we require to achieve our AMP7 ambitions and beyond. Focusing on the Mechanical Engineering discipline, you will provide the expertise needed to:

* Provide technical input into project definition briefs

* Provide mechanical input into asset surveys and plant condition assessments, feasibility studies, optioneering, whole-life costing, and preliminary designs

* Provide the technical sign-off and assurance during technical delivery including handover

* Ensure we are compliant with engineering-based regulatory requirements in their area

* Support the establishment of a 'Centre of Excellence for engineering

* Support the establishment of a cohesive, sustainable engineering structure from graduate to industry experts that leads Thames Water's engineering requirements into AMP8 and beyond

* Assist in the monitoring and development of Graduates and Apprentices in the team

We're looking for you to:

* Have highly developed communication, influencing, and interpersonal skills to interact with stakeholders, and team members

* Be a recognised senior engineer in Mechanical Engineering with considerable experience in the water industry

* Have Lead Design experience

* Have a passion for continuous professional development and a collaborative approach to driving diversity within engineering in Thames Water

* Be knowledgeable in any of the following: pumps/pipe systems, sludge, gas/CHP systems, water/wastewater treatment process equipment

* Understand the regulatory environment to achieve compliance with our engineering regulatory requirements

* Be degree qualified or equivalent in mechanical engineering with chartership through a relevant awarding body/working towards chartership

What's in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the newly established Engineering team, which is responsible for providing technical expertise to the business. You will be able to help shape the new engineering function and to design solutions for implementation as part of a wide portfolio of projects.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service, and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

Our Client is a dynamic, rewarding, and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, you'll enjoy a fulfilling career and flexible working arrangements.

We're also proud to embrace and promote diversity and believe that creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve will help us to thrive. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-160510

07748 707550

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