Site Mechanical Engineer

In the role of a Site Mechanical Engineer at Ince you will act as Asset Engineer for projects, modifications, shutdowns and maintenance activities relating to the Water Treatment Plant. You will manage all site infrastructure including Civil and Structural Engineering aspects. You will also be Site authority for offsite pipelines.

Business Area
Full Time
LinkedIn job title
Site Mechanical Engineer
Ince, Chester

You will be accountable for...

Providing Mechanical Engineering support to the Water Treatment Plant to ensure the maximum process on-stream factors are safely achieved.

Execution of Mechanical Projects and Modifications across the WTP area to time and budget constraints, including Cooling Towers and Fire Water Systems.

Execution of Site Infrastructure Projects, Modifications & Repairs to time and budget constraints including buildings, roads & waste water systems.

Through your direct report, execution of the civils aspects of multi-disciplinary projects managed by others & control of all excavations.
Management of offsite pipelines including control of third party activities within the designated vicinity of pipelines.

Planning and execution of plant shutdowns to time and budget constraints.

Management of Mechanical Supervisors, Team Leaders and Contractors during shutdowns and project installation / commissioning activities.

To be conversant with current legislation with respect to the Mechanical Engineering function within the company, to help ensure that compliance is met.

To be proactive at suggesting operational and maintenance improvements in all areas of the business.

Ensuring that all Mechanical Engineering records are maintained and updated as required when new equipment is brought into commission.

Assisting with technical evaluations and investigations of incidents, near misses, mechanical component or system failures.

Drafting of new policy documents, engineering scopes, maintenance and testing procedures relevant to your area of responsibility for approval by the Engineering Manager.

Skills, qualifications and experience...


The candidate will be an Engineering Graduate, preferably with experience of working within a chemical or similar industrial environment.

A demonstrable working knowledge of installation and maintenance of site utilities & infrastructure, would be beneficial.

Experience of working on projects, either individual or team based, must be demonstrated.

Skills and competencies

•Thorough understanding of Mechanical Engineering, including knowledge of regulatory requirements including pipelines, static and rotary equipment.
•Knowledge of process safety management and working under COMAH regulations.
•Experience in the specification, installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
•Good writing skills and the ability to present to people at all levels of the organisation.
•Experience in the use of common PC software packages such as Excel, Word, CMMS and Outlook.
•Have the potential to progress to alternative Asset Engineer roles and / or Engineering Management positions in the future.


Applicants will be Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or other related degree. Ideally having achieved, or be working towards, Chartered status.