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About The Role

Coffey undertakes a wide range of design, build and operate water and wastewater infrastructure contracts for the public municipal, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and other private industrial markets throughout the UK & Ireland.
 
If you are interested in working with an innovative and progressive organisation and want to work on major infrastructure projects across Ireland and the UK, then send us your CV.
Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Lead Mechanical Engineer, and other engineering disciplines.
  • Perform preliminary and detailed design of water / wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, and other projects.
  • Selection of mechanical equipment associated with water / wastewater treatment plants for example primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment systems, dosing systems, valves and pipe selection.
  • Research and development of new equipment and solutions.
  • Develop relationships with supply chain partners (Products/Services) and customers.
  • Adopting relevant standards in design to streamline engineering tasks.
  • Assisting the commercial/estimating team members for tender and bid processes.
  • Developing drawings of equipment and plant layouts as required.
  • Developing PFDs (Process Flow Diagrams), P&IDs (Process & instrumentation Drawings) and other engineering deliverables.
  • Developing hydraulic, energy, mechanical calculations as part of the detailed design.
  • Ensuring Health & Safety, Ethical and Quality requirements are adhered to.
  • Effective time management and execution of work within defined timelines.
  • Production, checking and reviewing of MEICA technical specifications and schedules.
  • Keep informed of emerging industry trends in technology .
  • Undertake Continued Professional Development (CPD).
  • Actively mentoring and providing guidance to junior MEICA design staff and direct reports within the design team.

About You

We are seeking experienced candidates with knowledge of water/wastewater treatment processes and pumping station design; candidates should possess a strong analytical mindset, with experience in the design and project delivery. Experience in dealing with Private Clients, Uisce Éireann, Local Authorities and UK Water Utilities is desirable.  The role will be office based with an option to work from home a couple of days a week subject to agreement with the employer. Travel will be necessary to visit live project locations and to meet customers and clients.

The role will require a diligent candidate with a strong work ethic, capable of working on their own initiative with proven problem-solving skills. Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of the quality, safety and commercial drivers associated with the design and delivery of infrastructure projects and will be expected to bring an innovative approach to bespoke projects.

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other recognised accreditation plus suitable experience.
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience, ideally in water / wastewater mechanical design.
  • Proven track record in delivering technical mechanical designs.
  • Good knowledge of international codes and standards i.e. ASME, or EN, or equivalent standards. 
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and 2D/3D CAD software is desirable.
  • Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Effective time management and communication skills.
  • Excellent oral and written reporting skills.
  • Good understanding of quality, environmental and safety management systems.
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory aspects within the water and wastewater industry.
  • Technical report writing skills (Design and Tender).
  • Experience in structural steel design is an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience with FEA and using CFD analysis is an advantage but not essential.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership.
  • Good people skills.
  • Must have a full/clean driving licence.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced mechanical engineer seeking to progress their career in challenging and innovative environment.

About Us

Coffey is a family-owned water infrastructure and civil engineering specialist established in 1974. We are passionate about safety and have been delivering critical infrastructure projects on time and within budget for nearly 50 years. The hallmarks of our contracts are innovative solutions, engineering ingenuity, professional construction management and adherence to the highest safety and quality standards.
 

At Coffey, we value the importance of maintaining efficient recruitment process.  As part of our commitment to this, we do not accept unsolicited CVS from Recruitment Agencies.  Recruitment agencies are kindly requested not to submit CVs without prior engagement and written agreement. Any CVs received in violated of this policy will be considered the property of Coffey.

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