Project Engineer

Posted 01 March 2024
Salary £40k - 47k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameChas Earl

Job description

Role: Project Engineer (Water)
Location: West Bromwich
Salary: up to £47,000 p/a plus package
A market-leading Wastewater treatment contractor is looking for experienced Project Engineers to join an established team who work on various water frameworks across the UK. Delivering high-profile work on the frameworks, the successful applicants will have extensive knowledge and experience of wastewater treatment.
Responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of a number of contracts. Will serve as the main project contact for customers and other departments, and will ensure that contract requirements are scheduled and successfully completed. Completes assigned activities under general direction of the Projects Manager.
1. Reviewing all applicable job data, including POs, project plans, specs, and providing comments when applicable;
2. Coordinating with other departments and Project Engineers/Managers to meet scheduled task deadlines, maintain schedule for purchasing, fabrication, construction, inspection, start-up, etc., and prioritizing staff workload to meet goals; assigning warranty items to engineering staff;
3. Scheduling and conducting project review meeting, focusing on scope of supply, cost, construction, and project scheduling;
4. Advising Project Manager of project status while adhering to all appropriate policies and established safety procedures;
5. Report any variations to Project Manager, including costs and problems which may change the forecast delivery, profitability, warranty etc of such contracts;
6. Communicating promptly with customer on project schedule and any issues relating to that contract; 7. Oversee the timely submission of all application for payment, invoices, approve on submission, support debt collection, and related bank guarantee submission and collection.
8. Ensure that Projects ITPs and / or Quality Plans are produced as contractually required or considered necessary to manage specific risks
9. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures;
10. Input into proposals and design as required;
1. To receive the order from the Proposals Engineer and attend a Hand-Over Meeting, if necessary and become familiar with all requirements of the contract.
2. To assist the Applications Engineer where required in the design and sizing of process units for the aerobic treatment of wastewater.
3. Set up schedules for the timely submission and completion of all drawings, technical data, manufacturing and installation schedules, as agreed with the customer.
4. Oversee the progress on the contract by holding regular in-house meetings or discussions with the departments concerned.
5. Maintain contact with the customer, advising of progress, responding to correspondence and any queries relating to that contract.
6. Attend contractual meetings with the customer as necessary, both in the UK and Ireland if required
7. Maintain an effective system of contract management.
8. Oversee the timely submission of all invoices, approve on submission, debt collection, and related bank guarantee submission and collection.
9. Monitor any variation to the contract supply, terms and conditions, and ensure that all variations are reflected in the increased contract value and profitability.
10. Monitor the warranty period and minimize the amount of warranty claims.
11. Report any recurring warranty problems and where necessary produce reports for submission to the Technical department.
 - Computer Skills: Proficiency in Word, Excel, Project and other MS Office programs.
- Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical equations to a variety of complex, non-standard situations.
- Travel: Travel throughout the UK and abroad will be required to fulfil the role.
o Good English language skills
o Ability to read and understand specification, fabrication, erection, and standard engineering drawings. o Knowledge of clean and wastewater processes.
o Ability to work within a small multi-disciplined team.
o CAD experience advantageous but not essential.
o Knowledge and understanding of Commercial Terms & Conditions and Contract law.
Job Types: Permanent
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