Project Engineer

Posted 27 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description

Contract Length: 24-months

Location: Annan (4-day week, Monday-Thursday)

IR35: Inside

Qualify for Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS): Yes

To provide fit for purpose engineering solutions for projects or engineering support on more complex projects. To ensure that design authority standards and configuration control are applied appropriately.

Mechanical biased person - decommissioning a nuclear facility - supporting the decommissioning work - preparing paperwork for the work to be completed and overseeing the work, reporting, recording the work.

  • Identify project functional requirements and stakeholder needs for assigned project.
  • Contribute to production of Project Execution Plan including design, safety case and commissioning strategies.
  • Support project optioneering process.
  • Develop concept design and fit for purpose engineering solution for projects
  • Produce and/or approve project technical specifications.
  • Manage detailed design activities in accordance with design authority standards.
  • Prepare modification proposals as required, acting as a Nominated Responsible Engineer where appointed.
  • Carry out technical assessment/approval of contractors work instructions/method statements/risk assessments.
  • Provide technical supervision of construction/deconstruction activities to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • Approve as built drawings.
  • Specify and provide technical supervision of commissioning and/or decommissioning.
  • Manage hand over to systems/operations ensuring that all drawings, instructions and training have been supplied as required.
  • Liaise and consult with system engineers and other stakeholders throughout project life cycle to ensure efficient and effective project delivery.
  • Maintain site configuration control throughout project lifecycle.
  • Comply with all Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments and support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality on Site.
  • As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence.
  • Review of on-site and off-site events and root cause analysis to promote improved working practices.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake delegated responsibility for the Design Authority and act as a site intelligent customer
  • Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake emergency scheme duties.


  • Appropriate HNC, degree or National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 5/6
  • Membership of a relevant Engineering Institute
  • Chartered Status (Desirable)


  • Experience in a practising disciplined Engineering role (Mechanical, Electrical, C & I or Civil) on industrial plant.
  • Experience of nuclear and/or conventional project engineering.
  • Understanding of relevant Company and/or national engineering standards.
  • Working knowledge of the Safety Rules and working knowledge of risk assessment methodology.
  • Understanding of relevant Site Licence and Quality Management System requirements.
  • Working knowledge of CDM Designer role.
  • Contract Management experience.
  • Project delivery experience.

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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.