Senior / Principal Project Engineer (Civil Engineering)

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    Salford, Greater Manchester

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    7 months ago

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Senior / Principal Project Engineer (Civil Engineering Experience) - Manchester/Crewe/Hull - 12 Months

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 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.

This position is accountable for:
1. Effective and efficient management of projects allocated in support of the Industrial Gasses business within the UK&I, principally large value complex building and infrastructure improvement projects but also may include office rebuilds or security upgrades
2. Ensure effective budget estimation and cost control of all allocated projects.
3. Ensuring effective development for and communication of functional objectives and performance to meet or exceed business needs.
4. To proactively review and challenge the business processes utilized to manage and deliver engineering offerings, ensuring these processes deliver optimal solutions.
5. The safety performance of all allocated projects to maintain and develop the commitment to improve and embrace Company safety approach and culture.
6. Direct support to the UK&I Projects Manager of the financial performance of the projects allocated and department core functions in line with budgeted requirements.
7. The execution as required of projects contained within the UK&I IG stack as requested by the UKI IG Projects Manager or delegate.
8. Recognize and participate in Hazop methodology process where identified for Medium and high risk projects.
9. Assist UK&I IG projects manager in audit functions for quality and legislative compliance if required
10. Liaise with UK&I IG maintenance manager or key stakeholders on handover of projects upon completion.
11. Any other reasonable task as requested by an appropriate authority within the UK&I Supply Chain Structure


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.

Senior / Principal Project Engineer (Civil Engineering Experience) - Manchester/Crewe/Hull - 12 Months