Project Engineer - WATER

Water & Utilities
  • UK, West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a leading Tier 1 main contractor that works in the water sector and they are looking to strengthen their team with a Project Engineer covering the whole Midlands region. As Project Engineer you will assist the Project / Construction Manager in co-ordinating an effective and economic plant design and...

Quote ref: 563/27315

Job description

Our client is a leading Tier 1 main contractor that works in the water sector and they are looking to strengthen their team with a Project Engineer covering the whole Midlands region. As Project Engineer you will assist the Project / Construction Manager in co-ordinating an effective and economic plant design and procurement strategy; ensuring information is issued in time to enable construction, commissioning and putting to work in line with the Contract Programme; provide cost data for forecasts and evaluation of variations.  

 

Job Description:  

 

You will report directly to the Project Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include;  

- Ensure project costs do not exceed tender/varied allowance  

- Ensure all applications for payment are made on or before the due date  

- Ensure contract reviews, monthly forecasts are completed and submitted on time  

- Maintain good client relationships at all levels  

- Assist with the Project Management strategy  

- Establish and maintain the contract filing systems  

- Assist in the production of the contract programme; monitor programme and produce progress reports  

- Provide data for the timely production of O&M manuals  

- Produce Procurement packages  

- Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers  

- Liaise with site management on design and procurement issues  

- Monitor subcontract performance  

- Assist in the preparation of the construction completion and take over documentation  

- Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.  

- Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.  

- Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role  

- In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department and MWH Treatment as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.  

- Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality  

- Work closely with design departments to ensure timely progressing of quality solutions  

- Evaluate innovative solutions and processes  

- Contribute to risk and opportunity schedules on a monthly basis  

- Ensure designs are developed which are safe to construct, commission, operate and maintain  

- Complete the capitalisation process

Requirements

- Basic engineering background  

- Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially I Chem E & NEC  

- Engineering/ Technical qualification (HNC minimum) required  

- Experience of supply chain expedition  

- Knowledge of water and waste water treatment processes  

- CDM & Health & Safety knowledge  

- Relevant professional qualification an advantage

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