Mechanical Project EngineerEngineering

A Contract/Project engineer is required to come on board and work on the many High end residential projects that this top flight sub-contractor currently has within central London. This particular company are over 100 years old and expect to turn over £60,000,000 this year. With a real effort to retain a family feel this company can offer some excellent career progression.

About the Client:

About the Role:

  • Lead Company representative for project (estimate values of £0 - £4 million)
  • Oversee and manage the lifecycle of the project or section of a project as set out by the line manager
  • Directing site team (Site supervisor, sub-contract and suppliers)
  • Ensure daily, weekly and monthly workload commitments are achieved within set timescales
  • Monitor the progress of the works and issuing frequent reports to the Senior Contracts Engineer or Project Manager or client as required
  • Responsible for all matters affecting the financial stability of the project and issue frequent reports to the Senior Contracts Engineer or Project Manager as required
  • Responsible for overall Health and Safety Management on projects, including, ensuring all personnel on site are working in accordance with latest guidance on Health & Safety at works act, including having and using the correct PPE
  • Provide information to the Senior Contracts Engineer or Project Manager to ensure that all Contract Variations are captured and costed correctly in line with company procedures
  • Assist with the training and mentoring of junior and apprentice engineers when required

About the Candidate:

People Skills
  • To encourage and instigate a good team ethos of working collaboratively
  • To communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • To delegate tasks by identifying individual’s capabilities
  • To provide sufficient encouragement to enhance staff morale and provide motivation.
Commercial Skills
  • To demonstrate good understanding of project financial control
  • To confidently negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • To continually look for avenues to improve project margin.
Personal Skills
  • To manage time and tasks to ensure efficient running of projects and department
  • To form, build and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • To present all correspondence, tenders, drawings in a professional manner
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-motivating
  • Professional
  • Mechanical Engineering experience
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
  • IT Skills (Microsoft Office package, project management software)
Desirable Skills SMSTS certificate

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If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Gavin Farrell on 0203 640 8979 or email