Mechanical Design Engneer - Piling / Plant

Recruiter
Pinnacle Recruitment Ltd
Location
Preston
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Nov 2020
Closes
09 Dec 2020
Sectors
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As part of a world leading geotechnical contracting group, my client specialises in all aspects of modern Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering, including bored and displacement piling, diaphragm walls, grouting, mini piling, anchors, ground improvements and environmental engineering. To complement and strengthen our Maintenance teams, we are looking for a Plant Mechanical Engineer to work with our Plant Engineering department.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide efficient solutions to the development of processes and products, ranging from small component designs to extremely large plant or machinery which are used in the piling industry. You will work in a small team on all stages of a product, from research and development to design and manufacture, through to installation and final commissioning.

KEY TASKS

not limited to:

  • Design and implement cost-effective equipment or modifications to help improve safety and reliability
  • Develop a project specification with colleagues, often including those from other engineering disciplines
  • Discuss and solve complex problems with, suppliers and customers
  • Ensuring a product can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating environments
  • Managing projects
  • Produce details of specifications for a design
  • Recommend modifications following testing results
  • Using research, analytical, conceptual and planning skills, particularly mathematical modelling and computer-aided design
  • Consider the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints
  • Work with other professionals, within and outside the Plant Engineering Department
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Required:

  • Degree qualified in mechanical engineering or relevant qualification
  • Relevant post graduate experience
  • Experienced in 2D and 3D modelling using Inventor
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Understanding of hydraulic systems
  • Worked on designs for heavy plant machinery
  • Good knowledge and understanding of design codes e.g...... click apply for full job details