Project Engineer

Posted 30 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameNeil Grant

Job description

Job Title - Project Engineer
Management of the multi discipline engineering and construction projects
Continuation onto further projects as required.

Role Purpose
The technical management of multi-discipline engineering and construction projects. Co-ordination of vendors and design consultants and the procurement and management of contractors. Site facilities management.

Key Accountabilities
* Define scope of work.
* Review contracts and proposals.
* Review/prepare specifications and scope of work.
* Prepare and distribute submittals.

* In close collaboration with site and group purchasing manage project specific materials and equipment purchases including: sourcing, maintaining vendor relations, ordering and tracking deliveries, and receiving and processing invoices
* Prepare and issue purchasing documents (i.e.: Subcontracts, Purchasing Orders, Service Agreements) with the Project Manager.
* Assist with the preparation of a cost sheet for each project to maintain purchasing control.

* Ensure project is delivered on time, on budget and within scope/quality as defined in the project documentation.
* Support Operations and Project Manager with client communication regarding project schedules
* Maintain internal customer and supplier relationships.
* Develop project specific Safety Programs in coordination with Safety Manager and Project Manager.
* Manage project change control through Site instructions, Engineering Queries and Contract Variations.

* Ensure snag list is generated and walk-through as needed.
* Provide required close out information at the end of the project (record drawings, O&M, warranties)
* Assist PM to make sure the project is 100% closed out with Accounting.
* Assist in the development of plans appropriate for the technical expansion project plans and specifications, including scopes, specifications, milestone plans, budgets, risks, etc.
* Assist (or lead) internal or construction design & management projects.
* Execute project plans as required, aiming for project completion to technical specifications on time and on budget.
* Provide periodic status reporting of progress against plan, variances, recovery plans, issues, etc.
* Ensure that all Project work completed, meets statutory and Company requirements in relation to Health Safety Environmental and Quality, during construction and are capable to be maintained after completion.
* Ensure all external Contractors and Engineers perform to contract specifications & qualities, Company and statutory requirements to achieve timely, cost effective and safe delivery.
Preferred Knowledge / Skills / Experiences
* Qualified to degree level in a relevant Engineering discipline, including relevant proven post-qualification experience.
* Knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering concepts and interfaces, including design engineering experience.
* Over 5 years' experience in an Engineering working environment, experience of Engineering Project Management including process manufacturing environment experience. Experience of working within a multi functional team and co-ordinating with contractor companies.
* IT literacy in Microsoft Office applications & AutoCAD or similar CAD drafting software.
* Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels within the business, and work as an individual or within a team environment.
* Ability to gain commitment and support from others, internally and externally to the business.
* Effective planning, organisational and time-management skills.
* Committed to raising standards and delivering results, including quality, on time and financial targets set.
* PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) - Practitioner level.
* Able to demonstrate effective problems solving skills, including proactively identifying issues, effectively investigating root causes, and determining & implementing appropriate actions.
* Able to demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines and objectives under pressure, and flexibility in working hours where required in order to achieve these goals.


Core Competencies
* Communication
* Knowledge and Skills Proficiency
* Building Partnerships and Teamwork
* Entrepreneurship and Business Acumen
* Managing and Leading Change
* Valuing Diversity
Job Family Competencies
* Adaptability
* Initiating Action
* Decision Making
* Innovation

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.