Project Engineer

28 Feb 2017
28 Mar 2017
Alison Levy
Clearance Level
Job Type

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player in this sector. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider for

The Role:
The Project Engineer will support the Project Manager in establishing and maintaining programme and resource requirements to meet project objectives.

The Project Engineer will be responsible to the project manager for:

Supporting order winning process

Establishing and maintaining programme and resource requirements to meet project objectives.

The Project Engineer will be attending and input to progress review meetings to ascertain requirements.

Identifying programme and resource risks.

Maintaining project costs within the cost control system.

The Project Engineer will be ensuring that the project manager is aware of all unresolved problems and support the project manager in all project related activities.

Supporting sites in the project control process.

Produce reports as laid out in Business Procedures and working practices.

Monitoring sub-contractor programmes.

Analysing costs and programme variances and proactively provide solutions.

Control of contract variations and change control registers and generation of claims documents on behalf of the PM.

Generation of invoices and liaison with client on clearing payments.

Attend contract commercial / progress meetings as directed by the PM and produce data for review at same.

Deputise for the PM whenever nominated to do so.

Liaise with client representatives on all contract issues as directed by the PM.

Essential experience, knowledge and skills:

This role will start off 100% within the bid team responsible for delivering multiple design and manufacture tenders for our key accounts. As orders are secured, the role will migrate into the operational part of the business to the extent that workload would be balanced across tenders and live projects.

Experience liaising with clients
Fully aware of project lifecycle
General understanding of project management principles and processes
Experience within the nuclear/defence industry is preferable but not essential
Minimum HNC/HND in engineering
Ideally qualified to graduate level in an engineering or equivalent degree
Sound IT skills, particularly project reporting and writing skills
Good spoken and written English is essential
Comfortable working as part of a team

Careers in the nuclear sector offer you the chance to work on challenging, interesting and diverse projects. And with the sector experiencing a period of growth both nationally and internationally, with a particular emphasis on the UK market, our client relies on a continuous flow of talent coming into their organisation.
With primary locations in the UK and Genoa, as well as representative offices in France, Romania, Slovakia and Argentina, career opportunities also have a global reach.

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.