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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: IF-002642
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Warrington
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Why not...

The Mechanical, Electrical and Process (MEP) Engineering team within Atkins are looking to recruit a Mechanical or Senior Mechanical Engineer to be based out of our Warrington office.

You will join an established team of mechanical, electrical and process engineers working collaboratively within a national engineering practice. You will be expected to be a team player and work collaboratively with design and construction colleagues to input into multidisciplinary schemes for our clients.

You will be delivering outline and detailed design work across several multimillion pound design frameworks. We will also be providing engineering expertise to a wide range of UK and international clients in water and environment sector projects – both inside and outside of the regulated UK Water Industry.


The role of a Mechanical Engineer within the MEP stream will require the individual to undertake the following duties:

• Technical input into scoping, feasibility studies, outline and detailed design projects as well as support as required to other members of the project team
• Production of mechanical design documentation and drawings, calculations etc
• Technical report writing
• Input into project Health and Safety including H&S project plans, site visit risk assessments & CDM awareness
• Adherence to company policies, processes, and standards when delivering projects
• Active involvement in mechanical engineering technical working groups, supporting our Technical Champions and Mechanical Technical Authority.


• Chartered Mechanical Engineer or approaching Chartered Engineer status
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification
• A strong team player, capable of working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team to achieve overall project goals.
• Demonstrable experience within the water engineering sector with experience in both wastewater and potable water applications an advantage
• Proven understanding of the design process and ability to demonstrate working knowledge of brief/scope documents, design concepts, calculations etc
• Experienced in input to design risk assessments and familiar with relevant HSE legislation
•A desire to develop technically, think innovatively and share ideas, embrace digital tools and new ways of working, and work collaboratively with Atkins colleagues, suppliers and clients.

Employee benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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