Project Engineer

Location : Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Job Ref : JA924
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Construction
Salary : £35k - 41k per year + Car allowance £350/month


JA924 – Project Engineer

Location – Manchester

Salary – £35-£41K DOE + £50/month car allowance


We are currently recruiting for a Project Engineer with Technical knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical services and experience within the food and pharmaceutical environment. The successful candidate will assist the project manager to deliver successful projects, provide engineering expertise to all projects, implement Company engineering processes and provide technical assistance to in house and sub-contract labour.

Aims and Objectives

  • To lead and deliver successful projects as part of the Company projects team, on time and within budget.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to the projects team and develop and maintain a good working relationship.
  • Develop client skills and knowledge to gain experience to allow you to progress into project management.
  • Ensure compliance to all Group policies and procedures. Liaise closely with the Project,
  • Commercial, Engineering/Design and Estimating teams.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Managing projects from inception to completion.
  • Manage multiple projects if required.
  • Develop and implement project schedules.
  • Review, sign-off and implement project Quality plans and procedures.
  • Review, sign-off and implement project EHS Management plans.
  • Management and motivation of project teams.
  • Develop and agree submission and approvals process with client / design consultants.
  • Attend meetings to co-ordinate and ensure project performance at client / project management internal and external meetings.
  • Liaison with Sub-contractor and suppliers to avoid project delays and cost implications.
  • Produce project programmes.
  • Provide monthly project reports for the contract’s manager.
  • Review all H&S documentation in line with current Company procedures.
  • Provide RAMS for specific projects.
  • Be commercially aware and report on all commercial aspects of the project.
  • Review and monitor progress against the project programme.
  • Provide information to the client, contractors, in house staff and end user.
  • To be able to review all technical and contractual information.
  • Ongoing liaison with design teams and project teams to ensure project performance.
  • Consider cost, safety, and time constraints on all projects.
  • Produce procurement documentation.
  • Assist in design and estimations as and when required.
  • Carry out surveys and produce reports if required.
  • Offer alternative engineering solutions to overcome project obstacles.
  • Offer value engineering alternatives.
  • Other duties as required by the Contracts/Project Manager.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills


  • The successful candidate will be qualified to at least HNC level or have suitable experience in Mechanical or Building Services Engineering and will possess:
  • Technical knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical services.
  • Experience within the food and pharmaceutical environment.
  • A proven track record of delivery within the M&E installation sector.
  • Experience managing multiple site-based team/s.
  • Clear and confident written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively problem solve.
  • High level of self-motivation, organisational ability and drive to meet deadlines.
  • Commercial Aptitude.


  • IOSH
  • Process Pipework Knowledge

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