Project Engineer

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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An opportunity has become available for an experienced Project Engineer to join our Clients Planning, Consents and Permits team within Programme Planning Unit on a contract basis. The post can be based in either Gloucester or Anglesey, North Wales with regular travel between the two locations.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead discussions on highways and transport with external stakeholders, including leading resolution of any issues.
  • Oversee highways and transport aspects of further information requests and participation in public enquiry/DCO examination, as required.
  • Manage any changes to Highways design, Integrated Traffic and Transport Strategy and Transport assessment required to achieve necessary planning and environmental consents.
  • Support Land Manager in agreeing any outstanding Head of Terms, including dealing with legal comments and participating in discussion with land owners as well as supporting public consultation events.
  • Interface with Construction and Commercial teams on preparation of tender for implementation phase of all highways improvements.

Skills and experience


  • A relevant degree in engineering, science or related subject.
  • Chartered professional, or corporate membership of a relevant professional body/institution.
  • Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in career to date, adding value within relevant positions, preferably with strong highways and transport background.
  • Proven track record delivering complex construction projects, working in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An understanding of planning and environmental issues and activities associated with large scale infrastructure development and construction.
  • Ability to communicate, influence and build productive and collaborative relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Significant experience of critically reviewing and appraising engineering documentation/specifications within a complex programme environment.
  • Experience of managing significant and complex supply chains with clear evidence of influencing delivery and driving value.
  • Ability to work with a programmatic focus (with a demonstrable project management competence), yet still be able to challenge others from a quality and technical perspective.
  • Demonstrates effective planning, prioritisation and delivery (through self and others).
  • Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required, including frequent travel between Gloucester and Anglesey offices.


  • Good working knowledge of Welsh language.
  • Experience of working in the nuclear industry.