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Project Engineer

  • Job reference: 925569
  • Location: Rye, East Sussex
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Control, Instrumentation, Electrical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 21/05/2019

Project Engineer Boiler Lifetime Project, project value up to £10M

40hrs per week Mon to Fri.

Basic level security clearance to be able to start on site

The Project Engineer (Technical) will support the Project, Construction Managers in managing allocated work from assignment to close out, covering all duties related to work delivery to ensure that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Engagement with suppliers, agreement of delivery methodology, establishment and assurance of quality plans, review of risk and method statements, preparing and ensuring all work documentation is in place, factory acceptance testing, general support to delivery execution and commissioning.

They need to be able to respond well to the demands of working in the nuclear sector.

They need to be able to communicate, build relationships, be proactive and be part of a team.

Facilitate and chair meetings as required by the Project Manager.

Prepare and maintain engineering documentation including Quality Plans and other documents as required.

Ensure production of technical specifications and support the process of contractor selection and contract placement.

Review technical documentation including contractor documents and drawings when authorised to do so.

Ensure technical queries are managed in accordance with process and procedures.

Carry out technical appraisals of project options. Perform feasibility studies, site surveys and liaison with designers and station engineering staff as required.

Prepare Engineering Changes and manage the preparation of supporting and affected documents.

Prepare commissioning documents and act as test team leader where appropriate.

Early identification of issues and or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project baseline.

Providing accurate and timely information, data and reports regarding the project status, activities and performance.

Chartered Engineer or HND plus with 10 year experience in specific engineering discipline.

Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including Construction Design Management and Health and Safety at Work Act.

Strong understanding of the need for Quality within the project environment and familiarity with the use and structure of Quality Assurance documentation.

Proficient in MS Office.


Experience working in a regulated nuclear environment.

Experience working at a nuclear power station.

Formal project management qualification - PMQ preferable (APMP-level D).

Membership of an appropriate professional institution.

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