Project Engineer - Severn Trent

Location Derby
Discipline: Water
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Jay Bains

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-11106
Published: 5 days ago
Are you an experienced Project Engineer looking for a new challenge?
Our clients have over a 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres in the water sector and are seeking a Project Engineer to join their growing team in the Severn Trent region based in East Midlands. The role will include assisting the project and co-ordinating an effective and economic plant design, with a procurement strategy.
Generous Package including -
  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance
You will be responsible for the following:
  • Ensure project costs do not exceed tender/varied allowance
  • Ensure all applications for payment are made on or before the due date and updating the contract filing system
  • Ensure contract reviews, monthly forecasts are completed and submitted on time
  • Maintain good client relationships at all levels and assisting with the project Management strategy
  • Assist in the production of the contract programme; monitor programme and produce progress reports
  • Provide data for the timely production of O&M manuals
  • Liaise with subcontractors, suppliers and 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
  • Work closely with design departments to ensure timely progressing of quality solutions and evaluate innovative solutions and processes
  • Ensure designs are developed which are safe to construct, commission, operate and maintain
  •  Complete the capitalisation process
Experience required:
  • 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