Apprentice Project Engineer

Location
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary
£15,000.00 per annum
Posted
20 Apr 2022
Closes
29 May 2022
Ref
VAC001843400
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Working week: Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00; Total hours per week: 40.00

A project engineer is responsible for planning, procuring and delivering construction projects. This role includes responsibility for Health and Safety, technical approvals, quality control and risk management.

As a Project Engineer you will take ownership and have joint commercial responsibility for delivery of your relevant discipline (mechanical or electrical). You will also help to co-ordinate the site construction, commissioning and handover activities of M&E projects.

Duties Include:

  • Review M&E design documentation to ensure compliance with customer specifications and relevant standards 
  • Lead M&E disciplines on behalf of the site team in co-ordination / management of M&E construction activities
  • Procure materials and labour sub-contract orders in line with the construction programme
  • Ensure safe systems of work (Risk assessments & method statements) are in place for mechanical, electrical and process works
  • Produce testing & commissioning plans
  • Supervise / monitor testing & commissioning activities prior to practical completion and soft landings
  • Prepare and issue sub-contract and supply only enquiry packages
  • Evaluate and compare quotations and technical proposals
  • Work with the planner to produce and monitor short- and long-term programmes 
  • Expedite off site works
  • Ensure company quality systems are in place and are adhered to 
  • Identify change and provide advice to the commercial department 
  • Operator liaison
  • Risk management

Desired skills

  • Any relevant work experience is desired, but not essential
  • An interest in construction is required

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must be well presented, articulate and be able to communicate in a confident and professional manner. Candidates must be able to work as part of a team but should also be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Possession of a full UK driving license would also be preferential (progression towards a practical test is acceptable)

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English - grade 4 /  C or above or equivalent
  • Level 3 Construction & Built Environment qualification, Level 3 Building Services qualification, or significant relevant industry - mechanical or Electrical experience

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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