What is the purpose of the role?
Are you an experienced project engineer with a background in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering? Are you looking for an organisation that gives you autonomy and projects from cradle to grave? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you. We are seeking a commercial and driven candidate to manage the end to end delivery cycle of engineering projects from the initial scoping of the need, through to commission/setting to work and handing back the completed project to the client. The project engineer will ensure the management and delivery of these projects are executed safely, efficiently and cost effectively, whilst maintaining the process integrity of the sewage treatment works or pumping station.
What makes this role unique?
The exceptionally broad skill set encompassing (engineering, commercial, delivery, Health & Safety ) is required for this opportunity whereby you will be given the autonomy to deliver at every stage of your assigned projects. You will liaise with operational specialists across our waste water treatment plants and pumping stations, developing processes and procedures to continually improve and achieve a successful outcome to the project, keeping a strong customer focus. A perfect job for someone who is an experienced engineer looking for more of a work-life balance. You will join a highly collaborative and supportive and will be expected to travel across the Thames Valley region.
What will this role involve?
This role will report to an area project manager and will involve:
Managing and delivering a portfolio of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation projects with a value of up to £5 million per annum.
Working with Thames Water and contractors to scope, define and cost a solution that is both cost effective and with minimal risk to the business.
Promote our zero compromise attitude to health and safety, striving for continuous improvement at all times.
Comply with Health and Safety requirements, ensuring that all projects designed comply with Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM).
Work collaboratively with delivery partners/contractors to ensure that schemes deliver on time.
Drafting, vetting and approving pre-construction information, project plans, construction phase H&S plans (CPP) and commissioning plans.
Overseeing the commissioning and hand over of the project to the operational client.
Ensuring appropriate training has been completed and that completion documents are available and handed over including test certificate and constructed drawings.
What are we looking for?
We are seeking an experienced project engineer, having managed a high value projects from start to finish. You will be confident procuring qualified contractors and must be articulate, numerical and commercially minded. If you have experience in the waste or water industry, this would be highly advantageous. You will have gained experience within a commercial and technical role and will have a minimum of a BTEC/HND in mechanical or electrical engineering. Additionally you will have the ability to work with minimum supervision, under your own initiative to deliver specified outputs. Experience in the delivery, design and estimating of engineering projects is critical, as is an awareness of Health and Safety issues with particular reference to construction works including CDM.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is offering a salary of up to £48,000 depending on skills and experience. The role is field based, working out of our Newbury site. Due to the nature of the role you must possess a full and clean UK driving licence as you will be expected to travel across the Thames Valley region. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 19/12/2018.