Lead Mechanical Designer

We are currently looking for a Lead Mechanical Designer to join our Tech & Design team in Glasgow with regular travel to site included. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company with great ambitions for the future.

As a Lead Mechanical Designer, you will be a competent design engineer in the Mechanical discipline, responsible for planning and managing the robust and accurate delivery of the technical and design elements of a project or task (including time and cost).

The successful candidate will also be willing, and able, to provide technical input and support as required across all business functions

Main Duties
• Outlining design and optioneering exercises to develop initial client concepts or requirements, into workable solutions.
• Conducting site-based surveys to understand the needs of a given project and to inform the optimum design solution.
• Managing detailed Mechanical Design tasks, to client stage and approval specifications, in conjunction with other disciplines on the project.
• Co-ordinating the production of Mechanical design drawings for specified projects alongside the CAD team when required.
• Preparing effective Mechanical design outputs and contributing technical guidance to projects as required.
• Supporting your own and your team’s continuous professional development by demonstrating an awareness and understanding of advances or emergent technologies within your discipline.
• Promoting a positive Health & Safety Culture within your department and across the business.
• Promoting productivity by highlighting issues/improvements with current procedures.
• To submit all design work to relevant British Standards and Client Specifications. This includes guidance and regulations such as; WiMES, CDM 2015, DSEAR Regs, Confined Space Regs, as applicable.

What we are looking for
• Water and Waste Water Experience is essential.
• An effective communicator.
• A team player who enjoys both working with and supporting our junior engineers.
• Previous experience working under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
• A clear focus on results and client needs.

Why work for us
We have a salary on offer that is competitive within the market, along with our expanding benefits package which includes; 28 days holiday as a standard, company sick pay flexible working hours and a company pension scheme amongst others. We will also provide you with all the support and resources to progress and meet your personal ambitions.

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Job Overview

Category: Tech & Design

Location: Glasgow

Type: Full Time