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  • Job reference: RMS0214412

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/09/19)
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The Role:
Our client are looking for an experience Project Engineer to join their team at their office in Winchester.

You will be responsible for the all aspects of project engineering associated with design and build projects. The scope will encompass all processes within the company from the tendering stage to delivery through management of budgets, management of teams, technical requirements, planning and project reporting.

The key aims of the role will be to support the Project Managers to manager the portfolio of nuclear projects, as well as managing a portfolio of projects yourself. This will include managing the projects budget, quality and programme, as well as strictly adhering to customers specification and standards.

Responsibilities of the role include:

* Project engineering support design for design and build project
* Manage all project functions including design, engineering, manufacture, procurement, build, testing and installation
* Monitor and control projects to ensure they are delivered to budget and programme
* Manage sub-contracts for manufacturing, fabrication and specialist services
* Manage procurement of bought-out items
* Preparation and maintenance of Lifetime Quality Records to required standards
* Help develop and maintain a good working relationship with the client thereby ensuring their expectations are understood and met
* Identify any changes in the scope of the project and control changes to programme and order value
* Understand and manage risks associated with projects
* Maintain accurate project programme, resource and financial reports and forecasts, in accordance with company processes and procedures
* Management of allocated resources to project phases
* Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
* Responsible for quality and management of projects and programs
* Manage budget and ensure financial accountability on nominated projects
* Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate project/program effectiveness

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Strong organisational capabilities
- Ability to manage and motivate small teams and individuals to achieve goals
- Project engineering experience (IRO 5 years)
- Experience within the nuclear industry or another heavily regulated industry preferred (IRO 5 years)
- Excellent communication skills

Qualifications
- Degree, HND / HNC or equivalent in an engineering or project management discipline
- Significant experience and references from the nuclear other similar industries in project activities will be highly valued
- Engineering background preferred
- Experience with NEC3 forms of contract preferred
- Ideally with experience working as a contractor or sub-contractor to a nuclear industry client
- Use of computer software including MS Project, Word, Excel and Outlook
- Security Clearance, or able to achieve SC vetting level
- Personable and able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
- Structured, concise and methodical
- Smart appearance and able to interfac

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