Project Engineer (Ref number 17052)

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Thursday 13th July 2017

Overview of role:


Project Engineer
The main duties and responsibilities will be to provide project engineering management, tendering and technical input to the design and operational costing of water and wastewater schemes. This will include working with multi-disciplinary teams of civil, mechanical, process and electrical/ICA engineers/ contractors.
Potential candidates MUST be fluent in English, and qualified with an Engineering degree, with significant relevant water/wastewater experience in the following fields:
• Water and Wastewater treatment processes
• Pumping Station detail design
• Odour Control Equipment
• Sludge Thickening, dewatering & handling
• Mechanical Engineering & Specifications
• Tendering Management including:
• Management of Pre-Qualification and Tendering Processes
• Compilation of supporting commercial and technical documentation for the preparation of Pre-Qualification and Tender Submissions
• Estimating of Operation & Maintenance costings
• Estimating of Capital Costs for Capital Projects
Additionally candidates should have:
• Experience of design at all levels from feasibility to a “for construction” level
• Considerable technical knowledge of all aspects of design as it impacts technical, budgetary and programme issues.
• Possess strong inter-personal skills with the ability to integrate into the existing engineering team, and work alongside colleagues of other disciplines.
• Good communication skills, be computer literate and hold a valid driving licence
• The ablility to interact positively with senior and junior staff alike
Typical duties comprise:
• Preparation of drawings
• Production of documentation, including reports, calculations, specifications, tender documentation including particular specifications, schedules of prices and engineer’s estimates
• Providing technical advice and guidance
• Providing input to bids and project manage appropriate projects
• The supervision & management of contractors
Personal attributes:
• Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
• Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects
• Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects
• The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems


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