Location
Rickmansworth
Department
Design Engineering

About The Role

MWH Treatment are looking to strengthen their Design team with a Principal Civil Engineer. You will provide superior quality Engineering Design services to allow the company to minimise risks and maximise profits on turnkey and engineering services contracts. In order to ensure the above the individual must co-ordinate the design and produce civil design documents and drawings taking due account of health and safety requirements, specifications and standards pertaining to the contract. You will report directly to the Civil Design Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Produce Civil design layouts which are cost effective, meet the requirements of the specification and which can be constructed and commissioned effectively. The term ‘cost’ is to embrace all costs associated with the design and the subsequent construction of the design. To be cost effective the whole out turn cost of the design solution must be considered including design time costs, material costs, erection costs and any impact that the design solution might have on other disciplines.
  • Ensure that standard practices are utilised where ever possible
  • Contribute to the monitoring and controlling of overhead budget
  • Contribute to the monitoring and controlling recovery rates
  • Maintain competitiveness
  • Provide estimates and feedback for Proposals department.
  • Have adequate procedures and processes to ensure the continuing development of the department
  • Update procedures and processes
  • Monitor and review the procedures and processes
  • Write, update and monitor efficient procedures to aid the smooth running of the department.
  • Ensure co-ordination of designs with all other disciplines internal and external to MWH in order to ensure that the design processes carried out on the contract are co-ordinated for the benefit of the contract as a whole.
  • Maintain files and records throughout the duration of contracts.
  • Assure customer satisfaction
  • To instil a culture where satisfying the customer is recognised as the key to achieving other objectives, and that customers include everyone receiving benefit from our processes, whether end users or other departments within the company.
  • Assist in carrying out formal appraisals on all staff, at least annually
  • Carry out informal appraisals every quarter of those under your mentorship
  • Supervise and develop staff
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all staff
  • Reduce waste to a minimum from all departmental activities
  • Ensure designs take account of environmental issues
  • Ensure that design takes full regard of all health and safety requirements.
 

What MWH offer

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

Packages include -

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance

And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

 

About You

Essential
 
  • Understand the principles of water and sewage treatment.
  • Have experience of controlling senior members of staff in designing Civil aspects of water and sewage treatment plants (5 years)
  • Preferable: - Civil Engineering degree - 4 years relevant experience
  • Minimum:- Civil Engineering HND - 5 years relevant experience
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to rationalise designs and produce economic plant layouts
  • Good general knowledge of all aspects of water treatment, e.g. mechanical engineering, process engineering, electrical engineering and project management
  • A flexible mind, with the ability to assimilate large amounts of different data at one time
  • Ability to present technical proposals clearly, confidently and convincingly
  • Computer literacy
  • Driving license

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world.


 


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