Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 2797
  • Date Posted: 13 March 2024
  • Location: Sheffield - Thorncliffe Park, Unit 5, Newton Business Centre, Thorncliffe Park Estate, Newton Chambe
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for Mechanical Engineers to join our Natural Resources, Nuclear and Networks team, based on wastewater treatment sites across the Midlands, South Yorkshire and Derbyshire for our client Severn Trent.

Location: On site in Midlands, South Yorkshire or Derbyshire

Contract: Permanent, Full Time - flexible and part time hours may be available if desired, just let us know


As Mechanical Engineer you'll work alongside the project delivery team to ensure the design, procurement, financial control, and site activities are achieved. Projects will be in delivering water M&E projects such as pumping stations, dosing systems, and chlorination plants, along with associated civil structures.

Your day to day will include:

  • Early site investigation works in coordination with the client, design, and project team.
  • Production and review of health and safety documentation, including risk assessments, method statements, and project management plans.
  • Procuring materials, attending site and works testing, commissioning, and client training.
  • Working closely with the design team to gather all required information, participate in regular design reviews and Hazard Studies to develop the best solution.
  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors, preparing subcontract orders, and assisting with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works.

What are we looking for?

This role of Mechanical Engineer is great for you if you have:

  • Industry applicable Mechanical ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent.
  • Proven experience within the Water Industry or similar working on similar projects and equipment.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier #LI-CH