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
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
• 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
• 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
• 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