Project Engineer

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Technical recruiters for the built environment

Project Engineer / Senior Project Engineer

I am currently looking for two Project Engineers, one to be based out of the Surrey location and another covering South London / Kent locations – with hybrid working available

You will report directly to the Project Manager and your role will be to manage the design (including challenging solutions and identifying opportunities for innovation), construction, commissioning and putting to work of contracts to ensure they are completed in the most efficient manner to the specification, within the time required and within the tender estimate without risk to the health and safety of all concerned while ensuring good customer satisfaction

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Input to, manage and update construction programmes ensuring key milestones are met
  • Arrange, chair and participate in collaborative planning sessions to ensure critical activities are programmed with all key stakeholders
  • Prepare and issue invitations to tender, collate responses and prepare cost benefit analysis with recommendations for award
  • Prepare and circulate requisitions to buyers
  • Day to day support of site management team ensuring any issues are resolved or escalated;
  • Review of consolidated invoices, identifying errors and omissions prior to payment approval
  • Challenge all stakeholders to identify opportunities for innovation, doing something differently and improving working practises to realise opportunities and minimise risk – both to safety and commercial performance
  • Management and coordination of the risk register and provide monthly updates. Assist Project Managers to manage early warnings to variations to risk register with the project management team
  • Attend Health & Safety, Progress, Employee Forums and Coordination meetings as required
  • Work with the Project Manager, Health & Safety, Design and Construction teams to report on all near misses / unsafe conditions/ accidents/ incidents
  • Preparation of pre-start packs and collation and uploading of collated data to systems
  • Work closely with Project Quantity Surveyor to generate cost plans, input commitments and monitor project out-turn costs, reporting to the PM any variations and assist in preparation of mitigation plans
  • Champion design liaison meetings
  • Support your team to ensure that all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to and that all activities are carried out with due regard to the Health and Safety of all employees, Clients and members of the general public

About you:


  • Engineering experience
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a construction related discipline.
  • Excellent oral and written communicator with the ability to work in close partnership with clients and end users.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety legislation and regulations including CDM 2015
  • Experience of delivering engineering projects
  • Delivery driven with experience of setting and monitoring targets and programmes


  • Experience of delivering utilising ICheme form of contract
  • Chartered with a recognised institute or working towards
  • Water industry experience (non-infrastructure)
  • APMP or equivalent

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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