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Project Engineer (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical)

Girvan, Ayrshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£50,000 to £53,000
Job Type
13 Jul 2022
AD Energy have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Engineer with one of our clients who are leaders within their industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business who are experiencing continued growth within the renewable energy sector.

The role will be based at their Girvan office with some remote work and expectations to visit other sites in central belt and Aberdeenshire. We would like to speak with candidates from an Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical background.

Project Engineer responsibilities

With guidance from the Project Engineering Team Leader & Project Manager liaise with the Operations team when scoping new projects to ensure that all design information is provided in line with project budgets/timescales, promoting innovation & compliance - to ensure no surprises

Ensure implementation of sound tender strategies when appointing external suppliers/contractors.

In conjunction with the Project Engineering Team Leader & Project Manager, manage tender submissions for all subcontract/ supplier & plant and materials purchase aspects of a project & in ensure procurement targets for the project are achieved

Implement & achieve all project targets for which you are responsible by utilising operational & support resources at the appropriate time.

Incorporate the most up-to-date cost forecast & advise of any potential movement in anticipated costs. Monitor the change order & variation process. In conjunction with the Project Engineering Team Leader, Project Manager and Finance Team implement the commercial strategy for the project. Monitor compliance with the contract conditions, maintain all necessary records, paperwork & site diaries, mark up programme on site to ensure that all delays, disruption, etc. can be properly substantiated.

Ensure an appropriate skill base exists from supplier base to deliver the project effectively & manage and motivate the site team.

With the Project Engineering Team Leader & Project Manager develop & regularly review project progress from inception to handover to the Operations Team. Develop plans to overcome any stresses. With the Project Engineering Team Leader & Project Manager, develop and maintain a specific project risk register to give early warning & to highlight risks & implement corrective plans for mitigation.

Monitor the achievement of KPIs & liaise with our supply chain s senior managers & business owners to mitigate issues & improve performance.

Working with the HSE team - develop & implement the project-specific Quality Plan & monitor compliance

Promote a positive safety culture & ensure the project complies with all appropriate Safety Health & Environmental requirements & fulfil your individual responsibilities. With the Safety Leader and relevant Health & Safety Coach/Advisor prepare project specific Environmental, Health & Safety Plan for the project & undertake its enforcement.

Project handover - Verify that commissioning progress & all the appropriate tests have been witnessed by the relevant parties. Ensure the draft O&M manuals are issued prior to handover & As Fitted drawings (or final construction drawings) have been completed & issued. Clear all remaining items & achieve zero defects at handover

Project Engineer will ensure continuous improvement project work delivery across multiple operations sites

Project Engineer qualifications

HNC/Degree in Project Management/Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Biochemistry or similar A Level/ Baccalaureate /Scottish Highers - including Math s; Chemistry; Biology Ideally Prince 2 or similar project management qualification

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  • Job Reference: 657038472-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Alexander Daniels Energy Ltd
    Alexander Daniels Energy Ltd
  • Location: Girvan, Ayrshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,000 to £53,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car allowance
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent