Project Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Norwich
  • £37k per year

Contract Personnel Ltd

Project EngineerNorwich.

£37,000 per annum

Contact Personnel are currently looking for Project Engineers to join our very well-respected client in Norwich. The suitable candidate would be working within Project Engineering already with a minimum of an HNC in an Engineering Discipline.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide drive and energy for the completion of all allocated projects
  • Ownership of project from project handover until completion, recording and resolving actions via the action tracker.
  • To act as the project focal point and liaise with the Client, nominated 3 rd Party bodies and all internal departments, dealing with both the commercial and technical aspects of the project delivery.
  • To identify risk such as commercial, contractual, design, schedule and make assessment of such risk and minimise its impact on the business, highlighting such issues to senior staff
  • Define, manage and drive the project delivery schedule, identifying critical path items and capturing all QA/QC elements
  • Ensure AE financial management systems are current and reflect actual progress and forecast costs at an individual project level, highlighting significant forecast variations at the earliest opportunity.
  • To understand the scope of the project(s) linking all parts of AE to understand progress and to ensure the project is on track to meet all correct “gates” (S.I.T & F.A.T., mobilisation and product release)
  • Prepare project user requirements, documentation and manuals by engaging with customers, and taking sales (purchase orders) to a finale against an agreed specification.
  • Ownership of ordering material / services in good time to meet project requirements and to raise material enquiries and purchase requisitions
  • At delivery/execution/commissioning of the project all “gates” to have been followed, project controls met and deliverables fit for purpose.
  • The Project Engineer will lead “Project Kick Off” meetings with the design team and instigate or actively participate in Design reviews.
  • Own and present to Directors reviews on Project Progress
  • Instigate HAZID and HAZOP meetings (as necessary)


  • Monitoring of project cash flow to ensure that invoices accurately reflect the projects expenditure and current forecasting.
  • Management of a variety of construction/engineering contracts with the ability to recognise, reduce and control commercial and technical risks in the project.
  • Regular review of supplier relationships to ensure that accounts and timeframes are correct and true to project projections, expediting / mitigating any delays.
  • Ensuring honest and open reporting of all technical, operational, contractual, claims, and financial related matters to the correct management in good time.
  • Support Sales in the preparation of bids and quotations ensuring technical, operational and commercial aspects are addressed.
  • Assist Operations in providing technical guidance where appropriate.
  • Approval of Purchase Orders and Invoices in line with the project requirements/budgets.
  • Checking and approval of detailed technical documents, reports and drawings linked to own project.
  • Supervision of site work, including offshore, as required.
  • Assist in Client visits/technical presentations as required
  • Ensuring all tasks are carried out in accordance with company policies and procedures and in line with ISO 9001/14001 guidelines/requirements.


  • Abide by all statutory requirements including those related to Health & Safety
  • Understand and comply with your responsibilities under the Company’s policies and procedures in place from time to time, including all those relating to HR and Health and Safety
  • Undertake any reasonable duties as directed by your line manager or Director of the business

What’s on offer

  • Training and development (pay for professional quals, memberships and courses e.g. Chartership)
  • Private heath plus employee Assistance scheme
  • Pension
  • Life cover
  • 25-day holiday plus bank hols
  • Birthday leave after one years’ service
  • Reduced gym membership
  • Retail discount scheme
  • Cycle to work
  • Electric car scheme

Qualifications Required

Minimum of HNC in an Engineering Discipline, an experience in Project Engineering/Management Experience

For more information about this opportunity or any of our other roles please get in touch with me.

01603 764044

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