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Senior Project Manager / Engineer (Renewables)

  • Job reference: 932347
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Renewable Energy
  • Date posted: 21/10/2020

Orion Group are delighted to be working with a forward thinking organisation in the search for a Senior Project Engineer/ Project manager to be based in the Edinburgh City Centre site. Working under the Project Delivery Manager you will be responsible for delivering the key targets assigned to deliver the project safely and cost effectively. You will be the front line of support and track and analyse the performance of the project for its duration. Projects will be renewable energy based so experience is required.

What is involved in the role:

  • Ensure that all site activities and works are carried out to the highest standards in accordance with all relevant legislation
  • Ensure companies Management System is updated including but not limited to completion of Contractor orientation workshops at key project milestones, safe work observations and regular contractor reviews Coordinate and influence project activities to ensure that key milestones are met.
  • You will be the client interface during construction activities liaising with the relevant internal and external stakeholders including landowners and the community.
  • Carry out reports in a timely and accurate fashion for management
  • Utilise technology advancements and value engineering to optimise project design and drive down Cost.
  • Produce, analyse and update project capex budgets and programmes, Develop and implement performance targets for all contractors and plan, organise, monitor and report on project activities
  • Provide quality assurance and technical sign-off on all contractor activities
  • Ad hoc tasks when required

Experience required for this post:

  • MUST have a University degree in Engineering or Science
  • Strong track record of completing renewable projects on time and on budget (10 years experience)
  • Site management experience
  • Strong work ethic compiled with high standards for health and safety
  • Skill set across turbine, electrical and civil works
  • Organisationally astute with strong stakeholder management skill set that foster key internal and external relationships that are key to project success
  • Solution driven with ability to influence and navigate complexity

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