Project Engineer (Ref: BDEL036)

Job description

THE COMPANY

Offering comprehensive in-house design, manufacture and installation services; Bridges Electrical Engineers Ltd., is a trusted high performance and multi-disciplined MEICA engineering technology company with an established and long-term client base. Today we work with a broad range of commercial and industrial clients in the water treatment, quarrying, nuclear and waste recycling sectors.


 We are currently recruiting for a Project Engineer to join our Project Management team in Midsomer Norton (for Thames West area).

 

 THE ROLE

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Day to day management of staff and subcontractors working on assigned projects
  • Taking responsibility for the health & safety of self and all under your control
  • Creation of the appropriate Project Initiation Document (PID), setting success criteria in line with Business objectives. Tracking, managing & updating throughout the project lifecycle
  • Produce the programme of works, risk register and assumptions for baseline at the start of the project and gain approval from the Regional Manager
  • Produce and maintain project documentation according to the Project Artefact Matrix
  • Control project expenditure to satisfy the success criteria set out in the PID and contract
  • Create, manage and update project programmes, ensuring compliance with the contract type whilst maintaining its effectiveness as a planning tool
  • Close liaison and management of the Client and other stakeholders as appropriate, promoting Bridges’ capability and maximising opportunities
  • Make informed decisions both small and large, in such a way that Business risk is controlled and uncertainty minimized
  • Escalate issues to the Project Manager as necessary
  • Accept and manage issues escalated from site personnel
  • Work within a monthly project reporting structure together with the Project Manager, responsible for receiving & providing accurate project information for review, discussion and action
  • Manage performance, measuring delivery milestones, quality outputs, programme variance and contribution to the business core values
  • Liaison with procurement to ensure effective management of long lead items taking into consideration contract payment terms as well as committed costs, accruals and project / business cashflow
  • Monitor, review and ensure effective change management
  • Proactively manage the impact on and protection of the environment
  • Responsible for updating site documentation and adhering to agreed systems and processes
  • Delegate to Supervisors as appropriate
  • Effectively manage the O&M outputs of the projects effectively and to programme deadlines
  • Finish and close out projects to programme


 

Requirements

THE CANDIDATE

  • APM – Willingness to undertake Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ)
  • Excellent client engagement and communication skills
  • Project experience
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation and company procedures
  • Appropriate City & Guilds trade Qualification where appropriate
  • Computer literate
  • Experience in using planning software such as Microsoft Project
  • Willingness to learn and undertake occupational and Health and Safety training
  • Prepared to take responsibility for self and others
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to give and take instruction
  • Ability to analyse project performance and produce project reports


BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR BRIDGES

RoSPA Gold Medal winner, Bridges - is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. Our goal is to exceed the very highest standards and ensure our people work in a culture of health, safety and wellbeing. We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn, develop and achieve success - along with us and throughout their careers.

Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health cash plan with Healthshield
  • Standard Life Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee recognition schemes

 Bridges is an equal opportunities employee and is committed to ensuring equality and diversity within the workplace.