Experienced Project Engineer

Circa £50,000
09 Aug 2013
09 Sep 2013
Part Time
Contract Type

Job purpose:

The experienced Project Engineer is a key member of the Project Engineering team, seeking to use their considerable technical and professional experience to execute and support the delivery of our projects and to assist in the tender teams.  The Project Engineer will have considerable technical and professional experience to deliver optimum solutions for both project and support and R&D activities.  In doing so a Senior Engineer shall simultaneously develop their knowledge and that of the team.

The types of  Activity will include:

  • Client interface
  • FEED support
  • Consent support/Environmental Assessments of our projects
  • Procurement & Subcontractor management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Project Specific Design Work
  • Project Manager Support
  • Cost Analysis for Tenders and Changes

Occasionally travel offshore for short periods with the installation vessel to oversee critical operations or gain experience.


Typical background and experience required:

Must have:

  • Degree within relevant engineering based discipline i.e. Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong experience in a Project Engineering Role in a similar sector
  • Knowledge of the Renewables or Oil & Gas sectors and the methods of work
  • Understanding of the relevant regulations and approval processes
  • Good workload management skills
  • People management skills
  • Interest in the development of Renewable Energy
  • A willingness to develop knowledge on an aspect of the subject area so as to act as a technical authority for the team
  • Experience in offshore renewables
  • Experience in Environmental Assessment & Consenting process for renewable Energy
  • Competence in a related Engineering Discipline (Geotechnical, Civil, Structural, Offshore Logistics or Mechanical)


Main accountabilities:

  • Ensure the quality of work issued is high and conforms to Group procedures
  • To interface with the Client including the preparation of tender documents, project reports and other Engineering documents as required
  • To act as Package Engineer for allocated procured materials and services.  Acting in line with Group contracting principles
  • Preparation of ITT, technical assessment of proposals received and technical support for placement of PO and subcontracts
  • Supervision of external and internal suppliers performing subcontracted scopes of work including confirmation of progress against schedule and review of output to ensure completion in accordance with project specifications and Group Engineering Standards
  • Supervise and prepare methods for the project and any installation procedures, task plans and guidance
  • Compilation of all certification and other records for inclusion in the as-built dossier
  • To co-ordinate the delivery of allocated designs, reports and other engineering tasks in accordance with the contract, scope of work, agreed specifications standards & regulations, safety policies and in line with best engineering practice
  • Interface with Drawing Office to ensure timely preparation of drawings required for inclusion in engineering documents and procedures
  • To act as Interface Engineer for issued work to other internal technical support teams (Central Engineering, OED, etc) and confirm the output is in compliance with project deliverable requirements
  • To identify project risks associated with the allocated engineering tasks.  Ensure that they are mitigated as far as reasonably practicable and provide updates to the risk register
  • Present allocated engineering task project engineering details at Technical Review, Operations Review and HIRA
  • Provide support for the training and development of Trainee Project Engineers and Graduates assisting on allocated engineering tasks or other activities or project teams
  • Identification and notification to Project Manager and Contracts Engineer of any addition works or changes that constitute a variation
  • Within Project undertake other tasks as delegated by the PMT or Engineering Manager
  • Holders of this role may be required to participate in the TOWL Emergency Response rota