Project Engineer

Ashton Recruitment are recruiting for a Project Engineer for our client based in Cookstown. The Project Engineer will be required to plan, forecast, resource and manage delivery activities to ensure projects are completed on time.

Position: Project Engineer

Location: Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

(The postholder may be required to travel to ensure that the needs of the business are met).

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £30,000 – £41,000 per annum

Duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Work with the Commercial Team to draw up individual project plans and budgets and ensure milestones are being met.
  • Source suppliers based on the bill of materials and engineering specifications provided. Liaising with design engineers on suitable alternatives/variations when required.
  • Purchase equipment and subcontracts ensuring compliance to budget and company procedures.
  • Distribute documentation and drawings to subcontractors to ensure the correct revision is available for fabrication or assembly.
  • Regular visits to Subcontractors premises to co-ordinate and review production. Liaising with design team to ensure specifications are met and quality checks carried out prior to handover.
  • Ensure FAT tests/quality checks are performed, documented and snags cleared prior to products leaving for site.
  • Co-ordinate site preparation activities to include site surveys, haulage requirements, health & safety documentation, lifting equipment, labour resources, commissioning, testing, and client handover.
  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned projects, following the document control process.
  • Cooperate and communicate with clients and other project participants to interpret their needs and requirements and present solutions/options on an ongoing basis.
  • Contract management including producing and responding to compensation events, early warning notices and compensation quotes.
  • Provide the finance team with reports on invoicing and extra costs associated with the project.
  • Manage on site H&S, Environmental and Quality – working alongside the company SHEQ coordinator.
  • Manage overall quality control of project and report as required on project status.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 2:2 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline (Mechanical Engineering or a closely related subject).
  • Minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in a similar role.
  • A full current driving licence and access to a car. Consideration will be given to alternative travelling proposals in respect of applicants with a disability who cannot hold a licence.
  • Proficient in MS Applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, Project.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in working in water and wastewater industry.
  • NEC Contractual awareness.
  • Experience working in fabrication environment.

Personal Specification

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable as the role will involve travel, the majority of which will be in the UK and Ireland.
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Ashton Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency.

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