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Electrical/Telemetry Project Engineer

Ref no. BHN542349
Location Reading, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My Client is recruiting for an Electrical/Telemetry Project Engineer in the Water Sector

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

My Client is recruiting for an Electrical/Telemetry Project Engineer in the Water Sector

Location: Part site and part office (Reading) to assistant Project Manager

The Project Engineer will manage a team of electrical/telemetry engineers/technicians and will demonstrate good commercial aptitude in playing a pivotal role in delivering specialist Telemetry related projects with individual values ranging from c£1K to c£500K, and must have a committed and flexible 'can do' attitude to undertaking a multi-functional project management role to successfully deliver works within a variety of Telemetry / SCADA / Electrical / Instrumentation & Controls related schemes.

This role will require the ability to effectively liaise with internal staff (both senior and junior) and external clients / contractors in a polite, professional and courteous manner.

Operating within a niche delivery team there will also be a requirement to travel for site surveys, site visits, meetings, etc. and there may be a need for this role to occasionally work away from the office on remote site office locations or client offices depending on the scope of the project.


Typical (non-exhaustive) duties may include: -

  • Initial project feasibility, survey, project scoping, estimation, design
  • Assisting other Project Management or departmental staff as required
  • Managing all project-related correspondence, schedules, plans, deliverables and documentation
  • Managing day to day operational project delivery
  • Planning and purchasing materials / sub-contractors as required
  • Planning resource availability and skills requirements
  • Training and nurturing staff to allow progression and development
  • Regular liaison with client representatives
  • Adjusting projects priorities and milestones based upon the customer's changing needs
  • Providing regular feedback on operational issues / concerns to stakeholders
  • Monitoring project budgets and undertaking monthly commercial invoicing
  • Ensuring that all Health & Safety processes and procedures are followed
  • Planning and scheduling resources with SCADA team, etc to meet project goals

The Project Manager/Engineer will also have the following responsibilities: -

  • Ensure the safety of all employees, it's clients and the general public
  • Ensure that all Company Policies & Procedures are adhered to
  • Uphold the Company's brand name & reputation and ensure it is not damaged
  • Follow the procedures as laid out within the Integrated Management Systems of the company
  • Maintain company confidentiality as required

Required Skills

  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT related skills
  • Good cost / budget management
  • Ability to negotiate commercially
  • Ability to work well with other teams within the company
  • Ability to show good leadership

The following lists corporate values. The Project management team shall be fully aware of these and ensure that where possible individual actions demonstrate adherence and promotion to the wider workforce: -

  1. Assure the safety of each and every person affected by Company's work
  2. Deliver work Profitably to support growth and investment
  3. Develop a 'Great Place to Work' offering a stimulating and rewarding environment
  4. Nurture and manage our 'Employee Talent'
  5. Celebrate individual and company success
  6. Respect our colleagues

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