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  • Job reference: RMS0197744

Project Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/08/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (30/08/18)
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The Role:
* Support the Project Manager in the preparation of Project Management documentation to Define and control the setting up of the project
* Manage and control the delivery phase
* To record and close out actions from the various delivery management meetings
* Ensuring that all work is delivered in accordance with the Project Procedures
* Support the PM in the preparation of Project Management templates and procedures
* Liaison with the delivery team and preparation of the Monthly Report
* Prepare Agenda and Minutes for project meetings
* Progress closure of actions to ensure minimum on-going actions at meetings
* Co-ordination of preparation of Internal Early Warning Notices (IEWN's) and supporting information
* Performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more-diverse project.
* Prepares, or directs preparation and modification of, reports, specifications, drawings, plans, schedules, environmental impact studies etc.
* Follow company QMS standards and procedures while delivering projects and ensure others follow them in the production of all deliverables.
* Ensure coordination with and between all engineering and related disciplines to produce integrated engineering deliverables
* Monitor and report on the progress and financial performance of the works including the application of KPIs and their analysis
* Safe delivery of project scope and compliance with all SHE requirements
* Ensure project changes are properly recorded by the application of company change control procedure.
* Communicate professionally, effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing
* Ensure the PM/SPM is fully informed of the project status and of any shortfalls or potential shortfalls as they arise or become apparent
* The job requires understanding and application of safety legislation and the safety procedures; IOSH Managing Safely would be desirable.
* There may be a requirement to visit and work in hazardous environments including radiation controlled areas
* The jobholder will be required to use the appropriate PPE/RPE for the environment
* Frequent travel to Clients, construction sites and suppliers is required, with some longer term assignments to locations away from the home office possible.
* Position of the Project Engineer within the organisation:
* Reports directly to the Project Manager for day to day activities
* Functionally reports to Operations Manager
* Supervises sections of the project team (as defined by the PM) comprising both the client and external contractor resources.

The Company:
Our client is a leading international engineering, project management and services provider to the highly regulated nuclear, defence, oil & gas, and science & research industries. Their expertise has been developed over many years and is backed up by a highly trained, committed workforce and a wide range of specialist resources.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* 5 years mechanical project engineering experience.
* Engineering, or other technical/science based, degree or HNC/HND level qualification with some experience.
* SC clearance or the ability to achieve this status.
* A full UK driver's license
* Direct and demonstrable experience of involvement in the provision and management of engineering projects in front end design and/or design & build projects.
* Knowledge of planning and project control methods and analysis
* A background gained in a technical environment working for clients from across the industry
* Demonstrable experience in a Project Engineering role in the management and delivery of the design of process / materials handling plants.
* Proven track record within a complex project environment with strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
* Good understanding of project management tools and their appropriate utilisation.
* Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* HNC/HND qualifie

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Membership of a professional institution (engineering/project management) and working towards CEng or equivalent
* Involvement in large project teams of multi-discipline engineers
* Engineering or Project Management experience delivering different forms of contract
* Degree qualified in an engineering or related subject. APM introductory certificate (or equivalent)

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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