Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Kent
Job Reference:27042022-01
Salary:£50000-£65000 DOE

Key responsibilities:

Due to new contract wins and continued success in the High Voltage market, our Client who are a leading HV Contractor are looking for an Experienced Project Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

The successful Candidate will be responsible for ensuring successful delivery of projects and maintenance contracts (LV to 33KV)

Main Accountabilities

  • Work with the business unit manager to ensure that all programmes of work are delivered on time and to budget in line with contractual commitments to time, cost, and quality
  • Lead and motivate staff under their control to ensure that Company ambitions are achieved.
  • Liaise with clients and various stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery Testing and Commissioning of HV and LV Distribution Systems
  • Assist in the project tendering process
  • Maintain and build strong business relationships with the Clients Engineering and Project Management teams and their appointed principal contractors
  • Manage and work within clients’ and Company health, safety & quality policies

Main Duties

  • Management & coordination of day-to-day activities in relation to task planning, resource management, & preparation of documentation
  • Obtain supplier quotations, develop BOM’s and raise purchase orders
  • Contractual management – Ensure EWN’s & CE’s are raised and brought to the attention of the commercial team at the earliest opportunity
  • Provide practical and technical support to the clients and internal teams – always seeking continuous improvement
  • Represent the Company throughout the project delivery and hand back phases
  • Manage site compliance to Company HSQE standards
  • Liaise with clients, service providers and other stakeholders.
  • Manage project works & coordination of sub-contractor activities.
  • Monitor and report on project progress and budget spend
  • Enhance relationships in dealings with clients, consultants and regulatory authorities
  • Manage & review contract documents
  • Manage projects effectively and achieve contract completion within budget, safety and time frame targets.

Essential Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience working within the power distribution industry in a similar role
  • Good knowledge of power distribution systems
  • Ability to work in different environments and sectors
  • Ability to identify issues and provide solutions
  • Ability to manage works to a budget to ensure successful commercial performance of projects
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Desirable Qualifications

  • ONC or HNC in Electrical Engineering
  • Experienced project engineer who has worked as Senior Authorised Person/Authorised person defined by the Distribution Safety Rules
  • Relevant Safety qualification IOSH or NEBOSH



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