Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

What Are We Looking For?

Owing to continued sustainable growth, our Operations and Maintenance team is looking a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join the established team in Cumbernauld. You will take on a fully supported leading role in all aspects of projects, from scoping and detailed design through to implementation, ensuring compliance with client specifications and current regulatory standards, with a strong focus on low-carbon solutions.

The O&M team deliver small to medium multi-discipline projects on the repair, replacement, design and installation of equipment and plant systems for Utility services (Water and Power), and clients within the Transport, Food & Beverage, and Oil & Gas industries throughout Scotland, including the Northern and Western Isles. You will take on a leading role in aspects of projects from scoping and detailed design right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client Specifications and current regulatory standards, with a strong focus low on carbon solutions.

As part of industry-leading multi-disciplined project teams, some of your key duties will include:

  • Meeting with clients to discuss specific intervention requirements.
  • Oversee design aspects of projects from inception to implantation.
  • Ensure compliance with Client specification and current regulatory standards.
  • Develop design deliverables.
  • Complete checking and approval processes.
  • Carrying out the planning and implementation of projects in association with our Delivery Management teams.
  • Take responsibility as Design Lead on allocated projects.

What Do You Need?

  • Degree/HND/HNC in Mechanical Engineering Engineering
  • Knowledge of British and European design standards.
  • Proven management capability including all aspects of project development, design, construction and commissioning.
  • Preconstruction design and cost evaluation knowledge and experience.
  • The ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Mechanical design engineering experience within municipal water/wastewater is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working in a multidiscipline design team.
  • Design management experience is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working at all design stages, from optioneering/FEED through to construction support and As-Built is highly desirable.

Who Are We?

RSE is a market leader in delivering engineered solutions for the treatment & purification of water. We offer the design, build and maintenance of water treatment and water recycling equipment with a focus on driving innovative carbon neutral technologies. Delivering products and services to clients across the UK, our unique offering to the market focuses on efficiency and excellence in preserving the world’s most important resource.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1600 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in an innovative and fast-paced environment. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work within dynamic teams that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.              

  • Industry-leading salary based on your experience.
  • Car Allowance.
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go.
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service.
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and Occupational Health Nurse.

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe by leading transformation in the industry our offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive.

If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provide you with the support to create your own future within the water industry, apply now

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