Project Engineer


Our client is a market leader in the design, manufacture and hire of lifting, pulling and deploying solutions across industries.

The Role

They are currently looking for a Project Engineer to deliver contracted products and services to agreed client specifications on time and budget whilst abiding by our client’s company values. Additionally, to define engineering work resource requirements and delivery timelines required to meet contracted objectives.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise assigned projects and ensure on time delivery.
  • On completion of sales handover, technical and commercial review to be completed.
  • Engage with all relevant stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are met.
  • Manage the project to ensure all key milestones are met.
  • Prepare documentation for equipment loadout and shipping.
  • Ensure regular interface with client/client systems as per prerequisite, whilst providing a flexible approach to ensure project requirements are satisfied.
  • Instigate and manage project meetings as required both internal and external.
  • Provide regular and timely reports to all stakeholders on overall project progress.
  • Responsible for specification, issue and return of all equipment and materials, inclusive of an transportation requirements.
  • Raise requisitions for required project materials, site personnel and equipment through CSAM.
  • Provide technical support to offshore personnel as and when required.
  • Manage modification of equipment through Service Request Forms.
  • Gaining customer feedback by customer satisfaction using FPAL and client visits onshore, offshore and overseas as required.
  • Arrange and witness client FAT equipment testing (as required).
  • Fault Reporting.
  • Procedures/Offsite work packs.
  • Merchanting/Spare parts project coordination (ordering all parts, liaising with clients, organising delivery).
  • Completing service requests for the department for works to be done by other departments & signing off service requests once work is completed under instruction.
  • Identify training needs and submit TRF’s.
  • Create and maintain electronic project files and offshore work packs.
  • Carry out project briefings and debriefings with offshore personnel Review daily reports from offshore and projects.
  • Review daily reports from offshore and projects.
  • Create and maintain the project plan/tracker and ensure that it is clearly communicated.
  • Ensure correct paperwork for offshore is completed i.e. timesheets, daily reports, equipment timesheets.

Further Responsibilities:

  • Available for on-call rota
  • Be financially accountable on all assigned projects.
  • Be aware of commercial implications within contracts e.g. payment milestones and LD (liquidated damages).
  • Ensure that correct PO from client is in place prior to any work being undertaken.
  • Continuously monitor project costs against the agreed budget.
  • Ensuring that all orders and contacts are completed to the client’s satisfaction while maximising the financial benefit.
  • Ensure that all purchases, goods and services have an allocated PO, which has been raised in accordance with the Purchasing Procedures.
  • Manage Variation Order Request (VOR) according to Procedures.
  • Management of invoicing through to collection of payment.
  • Liaise with finance to provide accurate information on project costings.
  • Check, revise and validate documentation.
  • Completion of company/client audits as and when required.
  • Provided technical support to offshore teams as and when required.
  • To support the sales department in technical proposals and client meetings when requested.
  • Ensure equipment designs fulfil client and customer specifications.
  • Managing technical elements efficiently and effectively to ensure best solution is provided.

Key Candidate Attributes:

  • Previous work experience in a similar role.
  • Degree level qualification in Engineering or similar desirable.
  • Mechanical/Hydraulics/Electrical/PLC/Backdeck/Offshore operational background
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • IT Skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Project.
  • Self-motivated and uses initiative.
  • Excellent organisational /communication/time management skills.
  • Previous experience with back deck and mechanical handling equipment.
  • Experience in review of specifications, preparing workpacks, plans and management of modifications.
  • Experience in FAT, mobilization/demobilization of equipment for offshore/overseas.
  • Previous experience of working offshore is highly desirable.