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Project Engineer

  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5526
  • Expiry Date: 24 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 407788NDR

We are looking to strengthen our Delivery team with roles for a Project Engineer or Contracts Engineer based on one of our flagship schemes in Leicestershire, or on one of our large batches of work in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire with hybrid working available.

You will report directly to the Project Manager and you will assist the Project / Construction Manager in co-ordinating an effective and economic plant design and procurement strategy ensuring information is issued in time to enable construction, commissioning and putting to work in line with the Contract Programme provide cost data for forecasts and evaluation of variations

Key responsibilities will include:

Ensure project costs do not exceed tender/varied allowance
Ensure all applications for payment are made on or before the due date
Ensure contract reviews, monthly forecasts are completed and submitted on time
Maintain good client relationships at all levels
Assist with the Project Management strategy
Establish and maintain the contract filing systems
Assist in the production of the contract programme monitor programme and produce progress reports
Provide data for the timely production of O&M manuals
Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers
Liaise with site management on design and procurement issues
Monitor subcontract performance
Assist in the preparation of the construction completion and take over documentation
Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.
Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.
Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role
In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department and MWH Treatment as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.
Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality
Work closely with design departments to ensure timely progressing of quality solutions
Evaluate innovative solutions and processes
Contribute to risk and opportunity schedules on a monthly basis
Ensure designs are developed which are safe to construct, commission, operate and maintain
Complete the capitalisation process

About The Candidate
Basic engineering background
Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially NEC
Engineering/ Technical qualification (HNC minimum) required
Experience of supply chain expedition
Knowledge of water and waste water treatment processes
CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Relevant professional qualification an advantage
Collaborative approach
Technical Competencies: Skilled
1. Contract Management
2. Governance
3. Budgeting and cost control
4. Risk, Opportunities and issue management
5. Project Planning (schedule)
6. Digital Delivery
7. Procurement (negotiations and management)
8. Solutions development (pre- construction / design development)
9. Client, stakeholder and conflict management
10. Resource management
11. Change management
12. Quality management

Behavioural competencies: Skilled
1. Communication
2. Collaboration
3. Client Focus
4. Striving for Results
5. Integrity, Trust and Respect
6. Coaching and Providing Feedback
7. Leadership

What we offer

Packages include -
A competitive salary
Hybrid Working (Jobs needs dependent)
Car/car allowance (Jobs needs dependent)
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