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Project Engineer

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £350 - 500 per day + Umbrella non CIS
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Water, Rail, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5526
  • Expiry Date: 04 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 402856NDR

Purpose: Alongside the Project Manager / Project Director and project team with accountability for successful project delivery including planning, design, delivery, monitoring, commissioning and handover/close out. To formalise and specify an engineered delivery solution, brief out the solution to the working party and ensure it is completed through effective management and leadership. Manage and care for the people delivering the works whilst monitoring compliance and to customer/project requirements, objectives and constraints time, cost, quality and safety

Analytical Thinking & Decision Making
• Helps to ensure reports provide relevant information to enable informed, cost-effective decisions in line with overall strategy
• Helps to ensure scope and package assignment supports the team in coordinated working
• Specify, understand, develop and implement technical information and drawings into delivery
• Understanding and specify plant and equipment requirements
• Assist the Project Manager to lead risk/opportunity reviews, present the Risk Register and recommend/implement changes
• Log and escalate any issues that cannot be resolved at delegated level of authority

Procurement & Supply Chain
• Management of subcontractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress, providing direct instruction and support as necessary, such that contractual arrangements are achieved
• Ensure procurement plans are available in line with the overall project plans, and material/resources/supply chain activities are delivered to meet scheduled deadlines

• Follow targets/KPI’s in line with project objectives and monitor performance
• Ensure assurance activities (audits) are undertaken and take appropriate action on findings
• Contribute towards workshops that cover the principles of continuous improvement

• Help to develop, implement and periodically update resource loaded schedules
• Ensure team adopt productivity and project controls techniques
• Monitor progress and implement Short Interval Control processes/hold weekly meeting
• Ensure production of operational milestones reflect master schedule and customer expectations

Commercial & Contract
• Ensure that expenditure is in line with the budget and that resources are utilised efficiently to ensure cost control
• Able to identify elements for cost recovery from others
• Incorporate and balance both operational and commercial constraints into decision making
• Analyse, appraise and implement CEs
• Ownership of Budget
• Understanding of the contract and knowledge of commercial impact
• Manage commercial change
• Requestion of plant and materials

The following qualities/experience are desirable:
• An organised, innovative and creative Project Engineer with knowledge and experience of working on Projects who is proficient commercial/project management communications
• Experience in implementing safe systems of work
• Experience in managing risks and change processes through solutions-based approach to problem solving
• Good interpersonal skills that enable working relationships to be developed at all levels across the business and be able to negotiate and influence
• Discuss ideas and plans competently and with confidence
• Communicate new concepts and ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders
• Awareness and promotion the benefits of diversity and inclusion
• Demonstration of resilience and determination to succeed
• Proactively develop others around you including junior members of the team
• Identify and drive personal development
• Proficient on O365

The role holder is likely to have one or more of the following:
• Holds or working towards a formal qualification in construction/engineering or equivalent industry experience
• Holds or desire to work towards either the APM PFQ/PMQ
• Holds CSCS and SMSTS or equivalent