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Design Engineer- Mechanical/Civils

Leeds, Yorkshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Design Engineer- Mechanical/Civils

Starting salary from £50,315

Up to 10% bonus

Permanent contract

Thorpe Park/ Doxford Park

Why Work at NGN?

At Northern Gas Networks, we are a community. We provide a supportive and fun working environment in our spacious offices with onsite parking provided. We embrace creativity and innovation as well as offering a range of learning and development opportunities to progress your career.

Since we started operating in 2005, We have led the way as one of the most cost-efficient of the UK's eight gas distribution networks, reliably delivering gas to over 2.7 million homes and businesses.

Our 'dream' is to become the UK's most loved, admired and respected company, and we aim to do this through an empowered team that is 'mind-blowingly great!'

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

We value equality, diversity and inclusion at NGN and this is embedded in everything that we do. We will be delighted to hear from a diverse range of applicants, so we can continue to grow our mind-blowingly great team of people. ?

We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant, helping ex-services personnel back into employment, as well as being members of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and we are committed to delivering our 'Opportunity Action Plan' having signed the Social Mobility Pledge campaign, whereby we will establish our business as a 'force for good' in the communities that we serve.

If you require adjustments to support in your application, we want to hear about how we can help. Any applicants that require reasonable adjustments throughout the selection process/ further flexibility are able contact us directly to inform us of any additional support that is required.

If you require adjustments made to the standard interview process (e.g. a working interview or a different interview format) then please contact the Recruitment Team:

Role Purpose:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Engineer - Mechanical/Civils to join our team. You will work within a small team of design engineers providing design services to the Capital Projects delivery function within NGN.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Produce and deliver; Option Studies, Concept Designs and FEED studies and Detailed Designs

Design installation work and produce all necessary calculations for pipe/pipeline sizing, support, trenching, asset protection, routing drawings, PID's, GA's, Hazardous Area Drawings, PSSR Drawings etc

Produce Mechanical and Civil design packs

Check and Approve engineering design work

Produce cost estimates for design scopes and support the preparation of business cases for sanction of the required investment

Produce specifications for survey work

Contribute to HAZID, HAZOP, HAZCON studies, Auditing of the mechanical and Civils design function throughout the project lifecycles

Manage small design projects within time and budget constraints

Assist on all CAPEX projects with Value Engineering studies, Design TQ's, Lessons Learned Reviews

Provide Mechanical, Piping and Civils technical design support to all Project Managers within the CAPEX Programme

Produce 'reverse engineered' design packs and G17 documentation for any legacy project work found to be not fully compliant

Visit Sites and undertake surveys

Qualifications required (essential)


Ideally an Incorporated Engineer (D), with membership of IGEM or equivalent UK professional body

Working towards IEng within 24 months

Degree qualified in a related engineering discipline (D) or minimum HND or equivalent with several years evidence of post qualification CPD


Completed formal training in IGEM standards TD/1, TD/13, SR25, Materials Certification, and CAD Software, Pipe/Pipeline/Civils engineering/design tools

What we Offer You:

A competitive starting salary from £50,315

Free onsite parking

40 hours per week

Up to 10% bonus (dependent upon achievement of set targets)

25 days annual leave (plus recognised bank holidays and 2 half days over the Christmas period)

SSP for first 7 calendar days then occupational sick pay

A generous stakeholder 5/10 pension scheme

Flexible benefits and salary sacrifice options... from discounts on a variety of UK attractions, gym membership, restaurant discounts, experience days...and exclusive NGN discounts and much more!

An array of fantastic family- friendly policies such as 6 weeks' paternity leave (for eligible employees) and 6 months' full pay for employees on maternity leave (for eligible employees), as well as shared parental leave and many more.

Our values are at the heart of what we do. In addition to your key responsibilities, you will incorporate these into the daily life of your role.

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  • Job Reference: 379178286-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Northern Gas
    Northern Gas
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £50,315
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent