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Project Engineer

  • Job reference: 931801
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 29/01/2021

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer for our Design & Construction client based in the South East area on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose
To be responsible for and achieve targets on individual projects from the stage where our client is awarded the contract through to completion in terms of the quality of its design, construction and technical performance, client satisfaction and financial results.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • On individual projects to establish, agree and provide for the design of structures, finishes, air conditioning, filtration systems, furniture, electrical and mechanical services and specialist installations.
  • To establish and agree a project programme with the Projects Director that will comply with all contractual obligations and satisfy the client's requirements.
  • To procure all materials and sub-contract packages from suppliers in a timely fashion and to agreed budgets. To monitor and ensure that the quality of work and materials are appropriate and to the client's satisfaction.
  • To monitor and agree all cost variations with the Projects Director and to negotiate with the client's representative.
  • To report to the Projects Director through the company's operational and reporting procedures on progress via individual project programmes.
  • Work in accordance with our client's standard quality control procedures including the completion of all project review documentation and provide both positive and negative feedback on all aspects of project performance for the purpose of improving future standards.
  • To assist as requested with technical, commercial and documentary developments.
  • To be conversant with legislative requirements and developments.


Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

Tertiary education with a Mechanical degree (preferable)




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.