Black & Veatch Mechanical Engineer in Scotland, United Kingdom

Mechanical Engineer

United Kingdom-Scotland


Date published:15-Jun-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:ENG


Primary Purpose:

Working with the Client’s Team and the wider ESD team, this person will ensure that cost effective, technically compliant and buildable solutions are designed, approved and handed over to the construction teams in line with programme expectations and in accordance with the Project Delivery Process, ensuring stakeholder engagement, 3rd Party liaison and compliance with relevant standards and procedures and with appropriate regard to risk to the health and safety of all concerned and ensuring good customer satisfaction. Where the project scale and complexity allows, provide the role of Design Lead or discipline lead on projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ensure designs are completed in accordance with CDM Regulations

• Ensure a safe working environment for all staff

• Produce design documents which are cost effective, meet the requirements of the specification and which can be purchased, installed and commissioned effectively.

• Ensure that standard designs and design practices are utilised wherever possible.

• Prepare project execution plan including work breakdown and resource plan

• Agree the design cost budget and monitor performance against the budget and provide forecast costs to completion for individual projects

• Record, monitor and control design changes in order to maximise cost efficiency.

• Organising the work required and documenting it in the Design Management Plan

• Delivering the design stage outputs of each project within the agreed timescale and budget

• Coordinating design outputs across all technical disciplines

• Preparing monthly project status reports

• Raising and resolution of technical queries

• Establish working relationships with construction staff and supply chain representatives to promote buildability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs

Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Specific experience in primary discipline

• Working knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety

• Ability to travel

• Able to develop close working relationships with SW stakeholders and interface with other parts of ESD

• Interest & desire to be innovative

• Excellent oral and written communicator with the ability to work in close partnership with clients and end users.

• Must be delivery driven with the ability to set targets and manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Intellectual Horsepower, Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Informing, Listening, and Dealing with Ambiguity. Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

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