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23 Mar 2018

Permanent Mechanical Project Engineer – Leading MEICA Contractor

 Maidstone, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

This is a terrific opportunity to join a very successful, established and growing company that provides engineering, construction and maintenance services for water utilities – such as water treatment plants, sewerage treatment works, acid phase digestion plants and other water infrastructure. They have recently won a number of regional awards for business performance and safety excellence. With Head Office in the Bath / Somerset region the company has a long history of providing innovative and quality work to their clients. Water is something for which demand will only increase so there is genuine job security for those that consistently do a good job. There are also excellent prospects for advancement for those that excel in their job.

Based at the regional office in Maidstone there is an immediate requirement for a Mechanical Project Engineer to work on water treatment sites and pumping stations. Responsibilities of the role include:

• Management of staff and subcontractors working on your projects.
• Assist with controlling project expenditure costs to maximise profitability
• Ensuring project documentation is up to date and correct
• Attending site meetings and program planning
• Updating the Project Manager & Commercial Department with information from the sites
• Make decisions both small and large, in such a way that risk is controlled and uncertainty minimised
• To ensure personal health and safety and that of others in your charge and around you including report all accidents, incidents and near misses
• Minimising impact on & protection of the environment
• Managing the completion of site installation work ensuring projects are on schedule and within budget, including:
• Liaise with the Site Coordinators organising, advising and supervising all personnel working on site and monitor productivity and output to maximise efficiency
• Liaise with the Site Coordinators ordering materials on time and within budget
• Liaise with the Site Coordinators for timely organisation of labour
• Liaise with the Site Coordinators to produce method statements and risk assessments and ensure compliance by all personnel on site
• Liaise with the Site Coordinators ensure all tools and equipment are on site when required
• In the absence of a Site Coordinator, the Project Engineer will carry out the above activity independently
• Attend site meetings and deputise for the Project Manager as appropriate
• Liaising with customers and ensuring work is carried out to their specifications
• Liaise with the Site Coordinators recording and reporting additional work on priced jobs for invoicing

To be considered a relevant candidate for this role you will need:

• Mechanical qualifications and experience in the Water / Wastewater Industry
• A background in Project Engineering
• Superior communication and organisational skills
• Excellent client facing skills

Personally you must be presentable and organised with excellent communication skills. A competitive salary will be negotiated with the right candidate. To apply please follow the instructions or for a confidential discussion please call Paul Massocchi on 0117 973 8507.

Job Categories: Water / Waste Water. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £30000 to £40000.

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