Project Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • £37,500 to £49,500 per annum


Are you a competent multi-disciplined technician/engineer with the ability to successfully deliver capital maintenance projects? If so, we have a great opportunity for you in our operational services’ small schemes delivery team.
My client is one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, in the South West of England. You will be Reporting to the investment manager, we are looking for an honest, confident and motivated individual who can deliver small M&E/civil/ICA schemes to time, cost and quality, with a key emphasis on safety.
In this role, you will be responsible for delivering minor supply and waste capital maintenance projects, from the initial concept stage all the way through to successful commission and handover to the end-user.

Your responsibilities will include:

* whole project lifecycle delivery
* project risk management – safety, environmental, process, programme and budget
* management of technical design, specifications, standards and scope
* contract and financial management
* contractor supervision
* communications with internal and external stakeholders, including the public
* chairing key project delivery meetings
* reporting (verbal and written) to management.

This is an interesting and diverse role that will require you to support capital investment, operational and maintenance teams across the region.
The ideal candidate for this role will be educated at HNC level or above in electrical or mechanical engineering and will have experience in the design, construction, management and commissioning of small capital maintenance size projects.
Knowledge of delivering water and wastewater projects within the UK water industry is not a necessity, as other experience in other utilities could be relevant. Competency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and AutoCAD (or other design packages) is a requirement.
Understanding of UK health and safety legislation is also important, particularly the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.
In addition to the above, you will be a conscientious and positive team player, who can work independently, flexibly and efficiently, while constantly monitoring progress against programme.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including:
* Defined contribution pension scheme.
* 24 days’ holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
* Life insurance.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Cycle2Work scheme.
Please send your CV to or call Aaron on 02392 314675.

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