Electrical Project Engineer (Maidstone)

Recruiter
Highfield Professional Solutions Ltd
Location
Maidstone, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1173943766
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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