Principal Engineer, Project Engineering, Westlakes, Stockton-on-Tees, Warrington

Principal Engineer, Project Engineering

Reference: 1214826368

An ERS Client has a vacancy for a Principal Engineer in Project Engineering to Lead functional input to own projects, including where relevant leading the input of other (possibly multidisciplinary) engineers and subcontractors, to ensure engineering delivery meets scope, time, cost and quality Plan and prioritise own work and that of more junior staff so that parallel activities are all completed in a timely manner

Location

Westlakes, Stockton-on-Tees, Warrington

Salary

According to experience

Job responsibilities

Lead functional input to own projects, including where relevant leading the input of other (possibly multi-disciplinary) engineers and sub-contractors, to ensure engineering delivery meets scope, time, cost and quality.

Plan and prioritise own work and that of more junior staff so that parallel activities are all completed in a timely manner.

Carry out engineering calculations and check the work of more junior staff to delivery a quality functional input to projects.

Generate and check engineering estimates and execution strategies to provide optimal solutions and eliminate errors.

Manage suppliers to ensure cost effective, timely delivery.

Proactively generate value adding options within projects to offer to clients to improve both the chance of winning work and satisfaction with completed and ongoing work.

Provide functional support and guidance to more junior staff to develop both them as individuals and the capability of the team as a whole.

Keep abreast of current technology so that technical input to projects takes account of new developments.

Support the engineering discipline manager in non project based activities such as writing procedures, resource planning, establishing policy, budgeting, recruitment etc, to support the drive to continuously improve and optimise the operation of the department.

Skills, Knowledge and Special Attributes Needed

Professionally qualified (eg Chartered) Engineer Relevant experience includes experience as a principal engineer or equivalent position with a major design Contractor.

Must be recognised as an expert in the nuclear business area.

Must have demonstrated an ability to actively develop his/her expertise and to sell his/her skills to projects and prospective clients.

Team leadership capability.

Excellent technical skills.

Site based experience

Competent in project management

Commercial awareness

Tel: 01454 203 460

cv@energyrs.co.uk

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