Project Engineer (Fire & Security Industry)

First Military Recruitment
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JA254 - Project Engineer - Fire & Security Industry Location: GlasgowSalary: £Competitive plus pakageOverview:· We are recruiting currently for a Project Engineer for our clients Fire & Security Business. The Project Engineer will work with their Project Department to deliver small projects and all commissioning activity to a high standard for the fire and security operations business for Multi-Technical Services. To ensure works are delivered on time and safely, meeting the client's requirements, the industry codes of practice and regulatory body requirements. To deliver safe, compliant and quality products and services at all times. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will have a fire & security engineering background and ideally have strong proven track record in the industry. Key Responsibilities: · Achieve set/agreed targets for production at the required contract gross margin for projects assigned to you· Deliver projects assigned to you; on time; on budget; complaint and safe achieving margins· Maximise opportunities for additional works and cost reduction to enhance margins· Identify and mitigate project risks· Actively engage in the ''Design to Ops Handover'' process and support design colleagues in securing true net costs and correct product choice for margin enhancement & system performance· Support, guide and train team members in knowledge transfer and personal development· Work closely with other teams within the department to provide support, engineering cover, project management cover working together effectively as a complete business unit· Maintain close working relationships with MTS colleagues and departments thus ensuring cohesion, compliance and best practice· To uphold the good name of the company at all times and not to disclose to a third party any information of a confidential nature· Promote the Company brand and the business profile in the marketplace· Carry out any reasonable tasks required by line management in a manner that is conducive to good business practiceMaintain external customer communications through the project process including;- pre-start- project mobilisation- project delivery- project handover- project completion after-care- securing maintenance opportunitiesMaintain internal communications through the full project delivery process including: - internal handover involving commercial / BD/ design - liaison with procurement as required - liaison with HS&E business partner as required - liaison with QA business partner as required - liaison with commercial team as required for valuations, contract reviews, contractual matters, opportunities and risk mitigation - liaison with interdepartmental colleagues as required Skills and Experience: Essential· Understanding and interpretation of drawings, specifications, contracts and associated contract documentation· Experience in handling confidential information and communications· Discretion and confidentiality· Flexible work ethic and good time management· Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisational skills· Anticipating and mitigating contract risks· Identifying and maximising contract opportunities· Deployment of tasks using own initiative· Conversant in the applicable industry standards and codes of practice· Attention to detail in reading, interpreting and understanding specifications, quotations, tenders, drawings· Understanding and complying with policy, procedures and best practiceDesirable· Personable nature· Good communication skills· Can work under pressure and able to meet critical deadlines Personal Qualities:· Behaviours and Judgement - acts responsibly with professional conduct and attitudes at all times· Management of People - leads by example, inspiring and motivating people, creating a positive business environment. · Energy and drive - demonstrates high levels of energy, drive and determination to achieve excellence in performance.· Results orientation - makes a difference through the focussed application of skills and experience.Self-management - effectively manages self, setting examples to others to achieve realistic work goals, shows awareness on the impact on self to others, and awareness of other's feelings, needs and concerns (interpersonal awareness).
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