Design Engineer - Expiring soon!

Posted 26/03/2021 by Wessex Water

Bath, Bath and North East Somerset


Are you looking for an exciting Design Engineer role where your work will be instrumental across a programme of clean water treatment and supply projects throughout the Wessex Water region? If so, we have a unique opportunity for a Design Engineer to join our in-house team specialising in clean water treatment and supply!

What will you be doing?

The role will see you work within a small, dedicated team, assisting in all technical elements of the design activities being undertaken by the multi-disciplinary project delivery team, which will comprise in-house designers, external consultants and technical specialists, contractors and representatives of WW Operations.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • support the Principal Engineer in identifying solutions and developing the designs required
  • ensure the proposed design solutions are sustainable and can be delivered safely and cost-effectively to provide the company with the right solution for the best value, especially on a whole life cost basis
  • contribute to the review and audit of technical reports, appraisals, designs and drawings to ensure they comply with Wessex Water health and safety and technical standards, while meeting legal and environmental obligations
  • assist in the organisation of workshops and regular design meetings to review design proposals and progress, considering issues such as buildability, commissioning, HAZOPs, Control Philosophy and URS reviews

What are the requirements?

To be considered for this opportunity, you’ll ideally be a chartered engineer (MICE or a similar professional institution) or working towards chartership. You will also have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a design environment, specifically in the design of water treatment and supply schemes.

The focus will primarily be on feasibility but may also encompass elements of detailed design where appropriate. You’ll be an effective communicator at all levels of the business and will have excellent attention to detail and accuracy in all your work.

What you’ll get from us?

Our people tell us Wessex Water is a great place to work, and they stay with us! We are proud of how we support professional development, career progression and a wide range of opportunities for everyone. We have a wealth of both financial and non-financial benefits to offer our people and are committed to ensuring we provide an environment that supports health and wellbeing and flexible working. Check out our careers page for more information.

Wessex Water is one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services.

If you have what it takes to join this award-winning business and want to be part of our exciting journey and share in that success, then please get in contact with us to find out more.

We are an equal opportunities employer. You must be able to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK and proof of skills and qualifications gained. Appointment of successful applicant/s will also be subject to receiving suitable references and basic (or where job applicable) other criminal disclosure checks.

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