Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Biowater Technology designs and engineers next generation technologies and solutions for the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment markets.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

A senior role for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual leading the technical detailing of our biological treatment projects from process design to a fully detailed and buildable solution.


  • Selecting equipment (including undertaking necessary design) based on the performance parameters of the process design, requirements of customer specifications, applicable standards and whole life cost.
  • Reviewing process design and assessing risks for consideration in the detailed design, specially related to mechanical engineering.
  • Leading the production of the complete detailed design comprising all components, instruments and equipment, in association with CAD Engineers and subcontractors (including electrical).
  • Validating the performance of the design solution on site as part of the commissioning stage and post handover. Mechanical Completion.
  • Compiling technical information including O&M manuals for handover to the customer.
  • Technical input into enquiries and concept designs during the tender stage.
  • Developing standard design specifications for our technologies and for specific projects.


  • Team player and excited by new challenges and technologies in an expanding business.
  • Confident, diplomatic, personable and customer/partner focussed.
  • Technically proficient to undertake multidiscipline design aspects with autonomy including pump / blower selection, hydraulic*/piping design, material selection, structural design. Good appreciation of electrical and ICA interfaces.
  • Passionate about continuous improvement of technical solutions and maintaining a structures approach to reducing whole life cost of new and advancing technology.
  • Specific knowledge of Autodesk Plant 3D / P&ID, Inventor and Revit are a distinct advantage.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience as Senior Engineer / Designer in project based industrial organization
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master’s preferrable, however relevant experience can compensate, and be advantageous.
  • Proven record in leading mechanical design for complex process projects involving hydraulics*, process equipment and structures including tanks and vessels.
  • Experience of structural design, pipe codes, tanks and biogas regulation are advantageous.
  • Developing, monitoring and improving company systems with respect to engineering and design practices
  • Excellent working knowledge of wastewater engineering standards and regulations concerning safety in design.
  • Excellent knowledge of materials/coatings, equipment and components commonly used in the wastewater industry.
  • Knowledge of biogas / anaerobic wastewater technology is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of HAZOP and design risk management.
  • Good written and spoken language abilities in both English and Norwegian.
  • Good knowledge of ISO 9001 quality assurance and good engineering practices.
  • Good fluency with IT including word and excel.

Job Specifications:

  • We are considering candidates as we receive applications. If you are interested send your application now.
  • Workplace: Head office, Tønsberg, Norway / home office flexible
  • • Project management at Biowater project sites mainly in Norway but potentially other countries in a part time/supervisory capacity.
  • Start: Asap
  • Duration: Permanent

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