Technical Moves | Project Engineer Bucks

Project Engineer

Do you have an Engineering, Contracts, or Project Management background? Would you like to work for a market leader, dealing with the design, supply, manufacture and installation of piping and utilities systems. Can you control mechanical, pipework or utilities projects including contract procedures, H&S, pricing, valuations, and accounts.


Your New Role

We are representing a utilities and pipework specialist who design, install and test a range of pre-insulated underground pipe systems on a wide range of leading projects across the UK. If you have a background on mechanical, pipework or utilities projects or have previous experience with a manufacture, design and supply business then this role could be for you.

This is an office-based position coordinating projects throughout the UK with site visits typically 2/3 days a week, good project management skills are essential. 

As Project Engineer you will be familiar with contract procedures, have a good understanding of Health & Safety and be capable of controlling projects from tender stage to final completion, including preparing valuations, pricing a product range and final accounts. 

You will be working within a small multi-disciplined team controlling various projects from £10k to £2m at any one time from order placement to final account, ensuring each contract is a success by ensuring excellent customer service, anticipating, and responding to client needs.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Checking estimates and agreeing order conditions
  • Compiling contract specific risk assessments and method statements
  • Ensuring accurate working drawings are compiled and dispatched to client
  • Ordering all materials and compiling a programme of works if required
  • Arranging transportation and delivery of materials to site
  • Site visits during installations as required
  • Negotiating and placing sub contract orders with installers
  • Providing information and supervising sub-contractors during the contract
  • Dealing with contract variations, monitoring costs and payments
  • Liaising with the client and sub-contractors to ensure the smooth running of the contract, including agreeing final accounts.
  • Relevant engineering qualifications would be advantageous. 

The salary on offer will reflect your previous experience, circa £45–53K depending on qualifications and relevant experience.  The role comes with company vehicle, mobile, laptop and would suit a Project Engineer or Project Manager with contractor experience.