Project Engineer | NES Fircroft

Project Engineer

  • Competitive Day Rate
  • England West Midlands Stone
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Onshore Wind
  • Power Generation, T&D
  • T&D
Seize this opportunity to become part of our clients High Voltage team in the UK & Ireland. NESFircroft are workling on behalf of a global power & renewables client actively sourcing a Project Engineer. You will be working closely with the Operations Manager, Tendering Manager, and project management teams as well as a number of suppliers and sub-contractors. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the design for projects delivered within HV Service, ensuring that designs are delivered on time, in line with customer requirements and to a high standard. You will assist the project manager in developing and updating the programme of works and ensuring there is adequate resource to complete the works to schedule. You will also support the tender process on a case-by-case basis, contributing with supporting evidence, lessons learned and critical information to aid the success of each tender submission.  
Above all, you will require experience and expertise of leading engineering projects, preferably within the power sector—specifically within High Voltage and have an open and a want to ‘get stuck in’ mindset.

This role has been deemed inside IR35 (Umbrella & PAYE only)
The Role:  
  • Proactive technical and design management of projects from start to final sign off 
  • Operate in line with continuous improvement and cost effectiveness throughout the duration of the project life cycle 
  • Drive customer satisfaction by maintaining high quality standards in all aspects of the service delivery 
  • Co-ordinate and collaborate with all stakeholders effectively, including internal and external
  • Take a lead in design reviews & project meetings for the technical and design aspects of the project
  • Manage customer expectations of the overall service offering, product and portfolio 
  • Collaborate with our suppliers and sub-contractors to ensure a high quality, the design meets requirements and address any issues as they arise to deliver a swift resolution 
  • Mark up detailed design drawings and update when required
  • Provide technical support/ advice across the business where required, including reviewing RAMS, Test Plans, installation plans offer documents and during installation on site
  • Conduct site surveys
  • Interpret customer requirements & specifications and apply to design deliverables
  • Have an awareness of scope of works and the contractual agreements in place and highlight any scope changes, any risks and cost optimisations
Your background: 
  • Engineering related HNC/ degree (electrical/ mechanical desirable but not essential) 
  • Experience leading the design of engineering projects, preferably within transmission/ distribution  
  • Comprehension of English language both spoken and in writing. Both fluent and accurate - able to communicate at all levels internally and externally 
  • Good capability on Microsoft office software packages and AutoCAD
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • High attention to detail 
  • Organised
  • Team player, who holds themselves accountable being ready willing to collaborate with others committed to achieve the end goal. 
  • Financially literate – able to read financial statements and budget costs 
  • Systematic, proactive approach and efficient time management 

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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