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Senior Consultant - Mechanical Engineer

Senior Consultant - Mechanical Engineer

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Mechanical
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer at Senior Consultant level, with previous experience of working across Proposals, FEEDs and EPC projects, based in our Knutsford office.


Key Responsibilities

  • Developing conceptual/strategy proposals into worked up business cases
  • Review of technical specifications in respect of invitations to bid/ tender and preparation of proposal packages for waste processing equipment and waste heat recovery systems
  • Provide specialist engineering support to regional projects in a major engineering contractor organisation
  • Preparation of lump sum proposals and review of detailed estimates for same
  • Preparation of Equipment Technical Specifications, such as Specification and Mechanical Data Sheets, for Enquiry
  • Technical Evaluation / clarification of Supplier bids, plus the technical reports to support order placement
  • Review of Process Data Sheets and Supplier documentation for integration within Project design, such as GA / Details / Stress Calculations / Fabrication Procedures
  • Project technical support – familiarity with risk assessments, design reviews, constructability, HAZOP, etc.
  • Technical comparison and evaluation of bids for compliance with requisition and applicable standards
  • Technical supervision of supplier design and control of supplier interface, plus the co-ordination of interfaces with other engineering disciplines
  • Technical support for installation and commissioning
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate their work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints
  • Have a heightened awareness of personal safety and a good understanding of the CDM Regulations
  • Ability to travel and visit operational and construction sites as required, to act in a safe manner, and to asset survey, inspect, and witness test E&I equipment and control system installations


Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in a relevant mechanical discipline, while chartered status is also preferable
  • Experience commercial and legal aspects of contracting with specific knowledge of proposal preparation and basic principles would be a key advantage
  • Basic knowledge of proposals estimating
  • Mechanical Engineering experience gained in developing waste, wastewater or other industrial processing environments, in particular MBT, EfW, MRF and AD systems

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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