Structural Project Engineer

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£30k - £48k Annual

Burton on Trent

£30,000 – 48,000 depending on level

Location: Based in Burton office but must be flexible to work at Clients sites both UK and overseas, sometimes for extended periods.

Reporting To: Head of Building and Civil Engineering

Role Summary

• Working as an effective member of a multi-disciplined project team supporting or leading the building and civil engineering discipline.

• Developing commercially focused innovative engineering solutions to solve complex client problems with responsibility for delivery from initial conception through to final handover.

• Management & coordination of building and civil engineering construction activities on site - taking responsibility for technical aspects of the project, including interface with other disciplines, design, scope, snagging.

• Supporting site manager in the management of contractors & Services

• Committed to delivering project objectives within capital, time, quality and legislative parameters.

• Professional approach incorporating best practice and internally developed QA and design procedures.

• Actively seek to gain experience in a wide arena of product types and within different FMCG sectors leading to senior engineer role and more autonomy.

Principal Accountabilities

• Provide consultative support to Clients to identify process improvements or changes to existing processes.

• Support Clients in Capex development process.

• Provide tailored engineering solutions incorporating an appropriate blend of innovation and practicality. Requirements for drawings will range from initial concepts through to as installed.

• Ensuring project deliverables are met – production of clear unambiguous engineering outputs including specifications and scope of work incorporating measurable performance requirements.

• Contractor Selection – carry out detailed tender analysis including commercial and technical evaluations.

• Project profitability – control of capital expenditure and contractor variations.

• Preparation and management of project programme in conjunction with the client / suppliers.

• Site Management – at the appropriate time in the project the engineers’ duties will require them to be site based and carry out the management / coordination of contractors during the construction phase of the project.

• Ensure key project dates are achieved.

• Compile and issue final documentation.

• Profitability – control of man hours and expenses.

• QA – contribute to and work to CBA’s / SOP’s & client systems and procedures.

• Legislation – ensure project compliance with legal requirements including CDM, Building Regulations and Planning Consents.

• Take a prominent role in the consultative selling and promotion of company services.

• Carry out concept, feasibility and design studies to meet client’s capex plans.

Skills & Characteristics


• Degree educated in relevant discipline

• Attained or working towards Chartered Engineer status

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Flexibility to travel internationally, as and when required

• IT literate and proficient in the use of MS Office, MS Project and AUTOCAD

• Driving Licence & car owner (essential)


• Midlands based, living within a commutable distance of Burton office

• System design & project delivery experience from within the FMCG (brewing/food/drink/pharmaceutical) industry, advanced and renewable technologies

Reference: 210200585

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