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Senior/Principal Capital Projects Engineer

  • Job reference: 930954
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Civil, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 18/05/2020

The UK&I Senior Capital Projects Engineer is part of a wider projects team responsible for the financial and technical delivery of all allocated project activities associated with the engineering business product offerings. This role will be primarily focused on executing large and complex building and infrastructure improvement projects across the UK & Ireland. The engineer will need civil engineering experience, managing multi discipline contractors skilled in steel erection, electrical installation and installation of general services.

This scope of the role includes the control of design, installation and oversight of civil projects and ancillary equipment provided within the scope of the contract or scope document in line with all current quality, safety, prevailing statutory and all other client Procedural requirements.

Responsibility for this role also extends to budget management for all allocated project activities using SAP. The capital projects engineer will also take the lead with respect to allocated projects for adherence to, actively driving the safety culture during installation as required to meet the business requirements. They must also ensure that all activities are undertaken in compliance to both client standards and those national statutes that apply as well as adherence to quality and service standards required by the business.

Success in the role will require clear direction, planning and maintenance of key relationships with the IG UK&I safety, regional services, logistics and key stakeholders to ensure delivery of the most operationally suited solutions.



Degree qualified (or HND) Civil/ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience


Minimum 5 years' experience in Project management/civil engineering knowledge.

Experience in overall project manager role for multi discipline complex projects.

Experience in managing civil/building projects- example petrol station construction

Awareness of operational site Security systems/ CCTV Fire alarms

Good understanding of hazardous substances

Good quality and legislative compliance understanding

Good communication skills

Excellent safety and diversity ethics.

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