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Project Engineer

Tinsley, Sheffield
£35,000 to £45,000
Job Type
28 Jul 2022
Project Engineer

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Circa £40,000

Our client is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to join their dedicated team due to a period of sustained growth and expansion


An award-winning engineering firm with a global reputation for quality and performance based in the heart of Sheffield. The company provides a market-leading benefits and rewards package, as well as genuine career advancement opportunities through a variety of courses and seminars, as well as a number of exciting talent and trainee programmes. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual to create market-leading products for the global market.

Job Summary

The Project Engineer's primary function is to support the Project Manager, as needed, to ensure achievement of project success factors, which are:

Projects completed on time

To the agreed specification

To the highest levels of quality commensurate with industry and commercial proposal

Achievement of, and ideally improvement of handed over budget performance in accordance with all the business s and safety requirements and HSE legislation whilst meeting or exceeding our customers expectation

Key Skills/Experience


Demonstrable track record of successfully delivering engineering projects and of co-ordinating the hands-on work needed to achieve the project objectives in the field

Demonstrable experience delivering projects in either Nuclear / Oil & Gas / Manufacturing / Process / Power Generation industries

A formal qualification to HND level or higher in an Engineering discipline or proven and significant experience of working within an engineering company

Able to read complex engineering drawings encompassing mechanical, electrical and control system elements

Experience of managing third party sub-contractors

As happy working on site as in an office, including spending overnights away as projects demand

Ability to work on site as company representative co-ordinating site works, attending progress meetings and managing site paperwork

Demonstrable understanding of relevant engineering standards, Health & Safety, CDM & CE Regulations

Experience of solving problems between internal work teams, external partners, clients and authorities

Able to prepare reports of the weekly and/or monthly production status, update cost estimates and justify new expenditures

To read and understand client specifications to ensure projects are delivered in compliance with client requirements

Ability to author project and compliance documentation

Able to author and/or contribute to site safety documentation including Risk Assessments and Method Statements

Able to author Factory and Site Acceptance Testing documentation

Preparing pre-cost estimates of all aspects of a job for bidding purposes

Liasing with the Manufacturing Dept in the ordering of materials and equipment

Expedite orders placed with suppliers

Working at our assembly/build workshops to ensure our products/systems are built and tested in line with our design documentation and drawings

Reviewing subcontractor bids for certain parts of projects

Willing to undergo security clearance to a minimum of SC


Experience of working within the Mechanical Handling sector including overhead cranes, materials handling, moving structures

Experience of working within the Nuclear Decommission or MOD sectors

Experienced with mechanical and/or electrical design packages, e.g. SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCad Electrical

Experience of running FAT & SAT (Factory and Site acceptance tests)

A relevant Health & Safety qualification such as NEBOSH, SMSTS, Safety Passport, CSCS
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  • Job Reference: 670306946-2
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Nicholas Associates
    Nicholas Associates
  • Location: Tinsley, Sheffield
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent