Project Engineer

16 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role : Project Engineer

A vacancy is available in the TTA team, based in Reading, working on the Thames Water contract, within the Thames Technology Alliance. The role of project engineer in the SEMD team (electronic security) is based around the management of sub-contractors through design to construction and hand over. The role will undertake liaison with operations, IT and operational technology and assurance. The successful applicant must have experience in electronic security systems. A good understanding of Lenel and Genetec systems would be advantageous.

A background of working on water and/or wastwater or electronic security in industrial environments is desired. Specifically systems such as Intruder Alarms, Access Control and CCTV. A good level of grammar is required as the individual will be required in some instances to write or review documentation and design data. Previous training/certification such as Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS), Site Management Safety Training Scheeme (SMSTS), Electrotechnical Certificate Scheme (ECS) will be advantagous.

The role will involve site work (mainly around London) and therefore travelling will be necessary and a full UK driving license is required. The engineer will attend client premises as required in a timely manner, be courteous, of a professional appearance, and ensure the project manager is kept fully informed of job progress. Key aspects of onsite duties will include:

* The Engineer will complete the relevant service paperwork as provided. Escalation of any technical issues by form of a technical report documents and following up by the coordination of any return visits with the technical team.
* Any issues/problems such as unrectified faults, return visits or parts required will be notified by telephone to the project manager prior to leaving site.
* The Engineer will feedback any relevant information to ensure problems encountered are dealt with so as not to reoccur, and areas where service and maintenance have gone particularly well are also to be highlighted
* The Engineer is responsible for the planning and co-ordination sub-contract resource

Be commercially aware at all times so that local decisions can be made within predefined boundaries to the benefit of the company and the client. Monitor the costs of contracts and disseminate within the project team so that plans and actions can only be altered with the prior knowledge of the project manager.

Further training specific to working on Thames Water sites will be provided to the successful applicant. Security Clearance through National Vetting is a requirement of this role, which will be applied for by the client, with the assistance of the successful candidate. This is required in order to work within the security controlled areas/environment and is a condition of employment for this role.

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