Project Engineer – Electrical

Location : Filton, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : JA1084
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £40k - 45k per year + £350 car allowance


JA1084 -Project Engineer – Electrical
Location – Bristol – Filton
Salary – ££40-£45K + £350 car allowance


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a Project Engineer- Electrical to join their team in Filton/Bristol. Accountable to the Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor, the Project Engineer will be responsible for the successful delivery of electrical and multi-discipline projects from tender stage through to handover with emphasis on technical, health & safety, programming, procurement, commercial and quality systems.

The ideal candidate will have new build/refurbishment experience within an industrial/commercial setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use solid engineering practices to deliver quality projects safely and within financial requirements.
  • Interact internally and with clients (and their design teams) to provide repeat business.
  • Lead estimate submissions, attend client meetings and to develop this into the project’s successful completion.
  • Depending on the project, will also be required to lead the project with support from mechanical and commercial members of staff.
  • Overall responsibility for management of designers, sub-contractors, suppliers, supervisors and engineering support staff.
  • Accountable to the Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor
  • Production of Construction Phase Plans
  • Production of methodical and regimented RAMS including vetting of sub-contractor submissions.
  • Setting up site for safe, efficient, and regimented delivery
  • Produce site logistics and site waste management plans
  • Inspect and monitor safety systems to create zero tolerance culture and to embrace Don’t Walk By values with emphasis on near miss reporting, relevant toolbox talks and visible presence and communication with all members of the site delivery team (including clients and main contractors).

Skills and Experience:

  • BTEC ONC/HNC (in Electrical or Building Services Engineering).
  • BS7671 18th Edition wiring regulations.
  • Initial and Periodic Electrical Inspection and Testing C&G 2391.
  • JCT D&B and NEC Contract Awareness.
  • Excellent communication skills and visibility with site operations to identify issues and problem solve.
  • Be aware of health and safety requirements and the continual assessment/control of risk.
  • Understand a project commissioning plan and comply with all aspects.
  • Review, write and approve electrical test certification (NICEIC QS role).
  • Have a basic understanding of mechanical systems.

Installation, Commissioning & Test

  • LV and HV Systems.
  • UPS and Generation.
  • Lighting, Lighting Control and Emergency Lighting.
  • Small Power.
  • Voice and Data.
  • Containment Selection.
  • Multi Service Bracket Design.
  • Fire Detection and Alarm.
  • Access Control, Intruder Systems and Security.
  • Photovoltaics and EV Charging.
  • Earthing and Lightning Protection.
  • BMS and control wiring.

Be able to:

  • Interpret contract drawings and specifications (including architectural and structural)
  • Identify changes in relation to the contract.
  • Maximise ‘upward’ change.
  • Minimise ‘downward’ change.
  • Manage and monitor costs and second take off if necessary.
  • Carry out value engineering.
  • Produce technical submissions.
  • Carry out bid analysis and vetting of quotations/proposals.
  • Procure plant items and sub-contractor packages (engineering, commercial, planning & safety)
  • Manage draughting resources to produce detailed installation drawings.
  • Understand methods of build such as structure, externals, partitions, raised floors and ceilings.
  • Have a basic understanding of mechanical systems.
  • Have planning skills to understand overall sequence, identify key dates and monitor progress.
  • Produce inspection and test plans
  • Manage testing, commissioning and demonstration phase including training.
  • Work with client’s other supply chains involved with projects and who have their own procedures.

Desirable skills:

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