Lead Engineer

Ref No. BHN535969
Location Fareham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6-12 Months)
Job Status Open


Our client is a UK leading provider of engineering, automation and maintenance, modifications and operations services to industrial clients across the oil & gas, energy & power, nuclear and chemical/pharmaceutical sectors.


Standardisation and Modularization of systems, Overall technical and engineering team leadership

The Job

Location: Fareham, UK
Contract : 6-12 Months

Main Responsibilities

  • Overall technical and engineering team leadership
  • Working closely with and supporting the Project Manager in all aspects of project technical delivery and scope management
  • Lead the technical and quality requirements on projects
  • Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
  • Detailed task and procurement list development and leadership
  • Allocate tasks to the engineering team and monitor progress
  • Identification of project opportunities and variations
  • Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues
  • Support the Project Manager in the project delivery strategy development and planning


  • The Lead Engineer is normally expected to undertake the following:
  • Central involvement in sales to projects hand-over process
  • Central involvement in 1st Engineering review
  • Assist PM in development of QA plan
  • Assist PM in development of project Gantt chart
  • Assist PM in development of initial task & procurement list
  • Ongoing development & updating of detailed task & procurement lists
  • Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams
  • Attend contract meetings with the project manager
  • Act as the main contact/client interface for the project and deputise for the PM where required
  • Develop FDS - with the project team as necessary
  • Develop DDS - with the project team as necessary
  • Develop or manage development of project modules. (Modules as identified in the design - PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
  • Undertake & record ongoing Engineering Reviews throughout the project
  • Develop site work documentation with team input as necessary (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
  • Develop O & M documentation - with input from project team as necessary
  • Lead or manage full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation


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