Project Engineer

Posted 4 days ago by DATS Recruitment Ltd

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Chester, Cheshire West and Chester
£50,000 - £65,000/annum Pension , holidays , Bonus

Project Engineer 

Due to an increasing work load our client is looking an experienced Project Engineer to join their expanding team on a staff basis.

The  Project Engineer will join an established design, engineering company on a staff basis who operate in a specialist area of the nuclear industry and work on large international investments.

The client can offer an excellent salary , good work life balance  and a great working environment ! 

Our client is happy to consider engineers from either a mechanical or a Control / instrument back ground . 

This role is in a very security sensitive area of the nuclear industry and SC level  clearance is required or has to be obtained before starting. This process will take  (for a UK passport holder)  3 to 4 months .

What skills and experience do you need?

A good quality degree in engineering or related discipline ( essential ).

Minimum 5 years experience in a relevant design engineering environment.

Experience of working within  a process industry environment ( previous nuclear experience is preferred but enot essential )

Good knowledge and experience of project management tools and techniques.

Good knowledge and experience of planning and cost control tools and processes.

Strong commercial and contractual awareness.

What does the job involve?

Manage assigned work packages ( design ) related to provision of equipment and services.

Proactively plan and agree own work sequences and timetables in consultation with Project/Technical Services Managers.

Support the Project/Technical Services Managers in the overall successful delivery of projects and work packages.

Liaise with engineers and suppliers to ensure that equipment and services supplied meet all design, quality and technical requirements.

Responsible for monitoring progress against project schedules to meet milestones and controlling cost against budgets.

Ensure compliance with all the project procedures including involvement with generating specific project procedures.

Responsible for ensuring that equipment and services designed and procured for projects and work packages are supplied to the correct quality, cost and project time scales.

Monitor and control contractor and supplier activities through visits and meetings to ensure delivery on schedule.

Manage the progress of contractor and supplier documentation being reviewed by engineers.

Share and contribute to the high level of safety requirements on the project including participation in safety audits.

Ensures compliance with all regulatory and security requirements

What are the pay and benefits?

£50,000 to £70,000+ per annum ( depending on experience)
· Company performance bonus. (Est £3-4 K per annum) 
· 25 days holiday rising to 28 days after 6 years’ service.

Flexi time 13 extra days off per year 

· Company Sick Pay.
· Defined contribution pension scheme. Maximum. Employee 11% Employer 16%

And of course  great work satisfaction !

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