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  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Chippenham
  • from £40,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 5
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Project Engineering, MEICA Site, MEICA Design
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

My client is an industry leader in providing innovative and sustainable engineering solutions to  

design, build, operate and maintain critical water and wastewater infrastructure across Ireland and  

the UK. They are expanding rapidly and as part of this they are recruiting for MEICA Project Engineers in Chippenham  


The Role:  

You will work as part of our multi-disciplinary engineering team to bring water and wastewater  

projects from initial design, through to completion and handover to the client. You will have the  

opportunity to work alongside, and collaborate with, industry-leading project teams, working in a oneteam culture while broadening your own skill set.  

As a MEICA Project Engineer you will be expected to support the project manager and contracts  

manager in the daily operation and delivery of projects as well as showing progression and  

development in your own career. You will primarily be involved in Mechanical, Electrical,  

Instrumentation, Control and Automation (MEICA) installation work however due to the nature of the  

works completed by the company you will also have an opportunity to witness civil/building engineering  

works as well as process design, commissioning and operations. This will present a wide multidisciplinary engineering knowledge base and an opportunity to progress your career.  


Main Duties and Responsibilities:  

The main duties and responsibilities of the MEICA Project Engineer are outlined as follows:  

• Work as part of a team in the delivery of one or more projects at any one time, embracing the  

ethos of a “one team” culture.  

• Ensure Health, Safety, Environmental & Sustainability standards, policies and procedures are  

always adhered to on-site.  

• Be familiar with the HSQE management system and procedures in conjunction with the  

current statutory requirements  

• Be available and willing to provide coverage should the project manager be absent for any  

reason, assuming the role of managing the day-to-day operation of the site  

• Need to be familiar with programme and budgets for the project, fully understanding the  

impact any overruns shall have on the project  

• Review, prepare and submit detailed Method Statements and Risk Assessments prior to work  

activities commencing.  

• Ensure project is delivered in-line with quality procedures and that all Factory Acceptance  

testing (FAT), site acceptance testing (SAT), inspection and test records (ITRs), pipe pressure  

testing, hydrostatic tank testing and commissioning of the works are completed in-line with  

the quality plan and Employer’s Requirements.  

• Preparation and submission of project handover files including O&M Manuals, Safety Files and  

As Constructed Drawings.  

• Ensuring design, materials and workmanship is in line with the specified requirements.  

• Engage with supplier and sub-contract chain to select vendors for project delivery. Provide  

recommendations on equipment selection as part of the design and procurement process and  

utilise procurement software to ensure materials and subcontracts are ordered/ awarded as  

and when required.  

• Liaise with relevant consultants, subcontractors, site staff, commercial resources and the  

general site team involved in the project.  

• Completion of weekly whiteboard meetings on site, planning the efficient and safe delivery of  


• Day to day interaction with the employer’s representatives, stakeholders and members of the  


• Monitor progress onsite to ensure delivery in line with works programme, adjust workflow  

and rate as necessary to achieve or better completion date.  

• Keep appraised of the latest standards and technology through continuous professional  

development (CPD).  

• Show an eagerness to learn and progress in your own career as well as the mentoring and  

training of more junior staff. My client has a proven track record of developing graduates  

from college through to director level within the organisation.  

• Other duties as required from time to time.  


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:  

The main knowledge, skills and experience required of the MEICA Project Engineer are outlined as  


• Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, preferably in the water and  

wastewater industry.  

• Minimum of a Level 7 Honours Degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics,  

Chemical or Environmental Engineering.  

• An interest in developing a career within an industry-leading organisation.  

• Ability to work as part of a team in project delivery and provide input at team meetings.  

• Ability to engage with suppliers and sub-contractors at procurement stage and in the delivery  

of their scope of supply during contract delivery.  

• Ability to use own initiative, problem solve and adjust as issues arise during project delivery.  

• Good working knowledge of MS packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  

• Good working knowledge in the use of GPS, total station and CAD.  

• Strong communication skills with a high level of motivation.  

• Full driving licence

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 07.06.2023
  • Deadline: 21.06.2023
  • Quote ref: 100446/26356

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