Electrical Project Engineer (Maidstone)

Highfield Professional Solutions Ltd
Maidstone, UK
08 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role: Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Maidstone

Salary: Upto £35k

Type: Perm

Highfield Professional Solutions are recruiting an Electrical Project Engineer on behalf of a leading Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls & Automation business with a superb reputation, within the water and waste industry.

Duties will include but not limited too:

* Day to day management of staff and subcontractors working on assigned projects

* Taking responsibility for the health & safety of self and all under your control

* Creation of the appropriate Project Initiation Document (PID), setting success criteria in line with Business objectives. Tracking, managing & updating throughout the project lifecycle

* Produce the programme of works, risk register and assumptions for baseline at the start of the project and gain approval from the Regional Manager

* Produce and maintain project documentation according to the Project Artefact Matrix

* Control project expenditure to satisfy the success criteria set out in the PID and contract

* Create, manage and update project programmes, ensuring compliance with the contract type whilst maintaining its effectiveness as a planning tool

* Close liaison and management of the Client and other stakeholders as appropriate, promoting Bridges' capability and maximising opportunities

* Make informed decisions both small and large, in such a way that Business risk is controlled and uncertainty minimized

* Escalate issues to the Project Manager as necessary

* Accept and manage issues escalated from site personnel

* Work within a monthly project reporting structure together with the Project Manager, responsible for receiving & providing accurate project information for review, discussion and action

* Manage performance, measuring delivery milestones, quality outputs, programme variance and contribution to the business core values

* Liaison with procurement to ensure effective management of long lead items taking into consideration contract payment terms as well as committed costs, accruals and project / business cashflow

* Monitor, review and ensure effective change management

* Proactively manage the impact on and protection of the environment

* Responsible for updating site documentation and adhering to agreed systems and processes

* Delegate to Supervisors as appropriate

* Effectively manage the O&M outputs of the projects effectively and to programme deadlines

* Finish and close out projects to programme

The ideal candidate will have :

* APM - Willingness to undertake Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)

* Excellent client engagement and communication skills

* Project experience

* Knowledge of health & safety legislation and company procedures

* Appropriate City & Guilds trade Qualification where appropriate

* Computer literate

* Experience in using planning software such as Microsoft Project

* Willingness to learn and undertake occupational and Health and Safety training

* Prepared to take responsibility for self and others

* Good communication skills

* Able to work on own initiative

* Ability to give and take instruction

* Ability to analyse project performance and produce project reports

In return you will receive:

* Competitive salaries

* Health cash plan with Healthshield

* Standard Life Pension Scheme

* Life Assurance Scheme

* Employee Discount Scheme

* Bike 2 Work scheme

* Training and development opportunities

* Employee recognition schemes

For further information, please call Helen Lee on (phone number removed) or email your CV

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