E&I Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: E&I Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: Thames Water Region

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £60,000 Plus car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water.

They have a new vacancy for a Commissioning Engineer for their projects in the Thames Water region where you will carry out day to day on-site commissioning activities for various projects.

You will report directly to the Commissioning Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out day to day management, coordination and delivery of on-site commissioning activities and off-site commissioning planning activities, including planning for process commissioning and testing, for nominated projects within appointed region.
  • Produce regular project reports and Commissioning Completion Reports on nominated projects.
  • Ensure all necessary Commissioning documentation is produced in a timely manner and co-operate with Technical Documentation teams to ensure timely delivery of O&M manuals.
  • Interface with ESD Engineering to ensure “design for commissioning”.
  • Ensure the effective integration of assets into the existing works without detriment and risk to service level agreements.
  • Manage and complete off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities by suppliers or others.
  • Drive efficiencies and operate tight change control procedures on nominated projects.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification (electrical or ICA) or extensive proven experience
  • Site experience in commissioning, preferably in water industry
  • Sound commissioning experience both site based and in planning activities
  • CSCS Card

Project Engineer – Anaerobic Digestion & Biomethane

Project Engineer – Anaerobic Digestion

Oxfordshire/Midlands/Portsmouth

£45,000 – £55,000 Plus Package

Introduction:

Our client is developing and building multiple multi-year Contracts and Projects in the UK and are looking for skilled people to deliver on these fantastic opportunities in Anaerobic Digestion and Biomethane. They are recruiting Project Engineers who can lead these projects from inception to completion.

You will be delivering, supported by the Head of Engineering & Delivery and the Technical Manager, project tasks, designs and working with the internal team and process contractors/suppliers at various stages in the project life cycle, to deliver projects to specification, within agreed time frames and budget. Each project is valued at £25m with an estimated construction period of 9-12 months followed by extensive commissioning.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Outline and lead engineering on the projects from inception to completion of schemes
  • The timely completion of multiple concurrent projects, safely and within budget
  • Chair and attend internal and external review and progress meetings
  • Active participant in Collaborative Planning
  • Chair and attend engineering site visits/meetings
  • Ascertain preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions
  • Prepare technical specifications and documents
  • Complete contract documentation and manage the supply chain through the procurement, engineering, implementation, commissioning and handover phase
  • Manage site safety, health and environmental issues
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with suppliers, specialist sub-contractors, in-house functions, site installations and construction teams
  • Proactively manage engineering risks and issues
  • Answer questions and queries that arise during the project
  • Procurement of plant, materials and specialist subcontractors
  • Attend/undertake factory site and works testing, commissioning and client training
  • Compile and collate final contract documentation, “As built” drawings, test sheets etc. for inclusion into operation and maintenance manuals
  • Managing/overseeing the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s
  • Establishing and agreeing price variations and final accounts with the project QS

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You will have worked within multi-disciplinary teams having co-ordinated and supported staff, ideally in the Anaerobic digestion or biomethane sector or a relates process industry. You will be proactive and happy to take ownership of tasks and contribute to the growth of our business. We are looking for enthusiastic problem solvers who enjoys working as part of a developing business. As we move to a more flexible working arrangement, we require our staff to be similarly adaptable, agile, and flexible in their approach to working.

  • Have a Bachelors or Master’s degree or equivalent in Chemical, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering or similar
  • Experience in Anaerobic Digestion, biogas/biomethane, liquid organic waste management and biomethane injection would be beneficial.
  • Understand anaerobic digestion and sludge. Production of process calculations, Process flow diagrams and developing specifications. Been involved in process reviews such as HAZOPs and ALM’s
  • Understanding regulations and guidance for CNG, Biomethane, CO2 capture, DSEAR regulations and Biogas/biomethane technologies. Production of process calculations, Process flow diagrams and developing specifications.
  • Experience in development of new and emerging technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on working effectively in cross-functional teams at all levels of the company.
  • Excellent IT skills. Additional knowledge of CAD and 3D modelling, plus process modelling software tools, Microsoft Project and collaborative planning tools would be advantageous.

M&E Project Manager – Water

Position: M&E Project Manager

Location: M4 Corridor

Salary Guide: £55,000 (DOE) Plus Car/Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a large engineering Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water and they are recruiting for a M&E Project Manager to successfully deliver a programme of work throughout the Thames Valley region.

In this role you will be delivering 3-4 projects simultaneously with average values of £500k and up to £1 million. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of staff and subcontractors working on assigned projects
  • Creation of the appropriate Project Initiation Document (PID), setting success criteria in line with Business objectives. Tracking, managing & updating throughout the project lifecycle
  • Produce the programme of works, risk register and assumptions for baseline at the start of the project and gain approval from the Regional Manager
  • Produce and maintain project documentation according to the Project Artefect Matrix
  • Control project expenditure to satisfy the success criteria set out in the PID and contract
  • Create, manage and update project programmes, ensuring compliance with the contract type whilst maintaining its effectiveness as a planning tool
  • Close liaison and management of the Client and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Accept and manage issues escalated from site personnel and Project Engineers
  • Work within a monthly project reporting structure, responsible for receiving & providing accurate project dashboard information for review, discussion and action
  • Manage performance, measuring delivery milestones, quality outputs, programme variance and contribution to the business core values
  • Liaison with procurement to ensure effective management of long lead items taking into consideration contract payment terms as well as committed costs, accruals and project / business cashflow
  • Monitor, review and ensure effective change management
  • Line Manage staff and their professional development
  • Responsible for updating site documentation and adhering to agreed systems and processes
  • Effectively manage the O&M outputs of the projects and to programme deadlines
  • Finish and close out projects to programme

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Appropriate Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification
  • Excellent client engagement and communication skills
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation and company procedures
  • SMSTS and/or IOSH Managing Safely
  • APM – Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) or willingness to achieve
  • Computer literate
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes with experience or knowledge of planning software packages such as Microsoft Project / P6

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health cash plan with Healthshield
  • Standard Life Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee recognition schemes

Senior Manufacturing & Production Engineer

Position: Senior Manufacturing & Production Engineer

Location: Hampshire

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £60,000 (DOE) Plus Package

Our client designs and develops innovative sensing, communication and electronics technologies for water network management systems which provide real time remote monitoring for water quality, supply loss measuring and for identifying operational incidents.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Manufacturing and Production Engineer to support the development and prototyping of new products. You will report directly to the R&D Engineering Manager and responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Make improvements to existing products and systems to increase efficiency within manufacturing and engineering.
  • Determine feasibility, costs, and timescales to developing ideas to completed products.
  • Maintain knowledge of ‘cutting edge’ of sensing, communications, and electronics technologies.
  • Present and adapt roadmap of hardware development to meet commercial plan.
  • Hardware systems architecture design.
  • Electronics design; circuit design, component selection, schematic capture, and PCB design.
  • Mechanical Design; parts design, material selection and assembly consideration. Preparing 3D models and supporting drawings for machining of parts by subcontract manufacturers.
  • DFM (Design for manufacture): Identify suitable fabrication methods and suppliers.
  • Oversee and provide technical guidance for all process instructions in test and calibration.
  • Specifications and diagrams provided as required to support commercial activities.
  • Assist fault finding during assembly, test, and calibration.
  • Support scale-up and deskilling of manufacturing, test, and calibration through design improvements, additional hardware resources and automation.
  • Provide support to address technical issues in production as they arise in a timely manner to minimise disruption to schedule.
  • Determine legal, quality, safety, cost, delivery and documentation requirements for new designs and improvements to existing designs.
  • Determine product marking requirements to ensure legal compliance and compliance with standards.
  • Develop and implement test schedules of designs to determine their suitability for manufacture.
  • Resolve problems and improve processes, methods within manufacturing teams.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing to ensure compliance with all identified requirements.
  • Develop and document the assembly and operational processes for new and existing products to maximize efficiency and safety.
  • Develop and produce technical and user focused documentation to ensure compliance with legal and process requirements.
  • Support material and component and cost down projects by approving alternate parts and suppliers.
  • Provide an accurate bill of materials for new and developed products and processes to help with sales quotations.
  • Solve problems and improve processes and methods within manufacturing.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering qualification, preferably degree in Electronic Engineering, Cybernetics or Control Engineering, Electronics or Electrochemistry
  • Knowledge of the processes involved in the treatment and distribution of potable water to customers in the UK and worldwide. Appreciation of the issues faced by the industry with water quality, leakage, and events.
  • Advanced digital microprocessor system design, analogue design, low-power systems design. Schematic capture, multilayer PCB layout within Altium. Design for EMC compliance.
  • Design of RF communications systems; module selection, RF signal integrity design, antenna theory. Knowledge of mobile network operation, 2G/3G/4G technologies. SIM cards and network protocols.
  • Extensive 3D CAD experience (Solid Edge) to design mechanical parts to fulfil requirements of hardware specification. Design of mechanisms, enclosures and high pressure dynamic seals. Ergonomic and aesthetic considerations in design.
  • Knowledge of relevant fabrication techniques; turned parts, machined parts, investment casting, sheet metal parts. Experience of selecting appropriate surface finishes for harsh environments. Assembly methods including in depth knowledge of adhesive selection and use.
  • Electrochemistry – Working knowledge of methods for amperometric electrochemical sensing; operating principles, limitations, and potential further uses. Understanding of sensor electrodes (eg reference, pH ORP), their operating principles, fabrication techniques, failure modes.
  • Design of electrical systems, component selection, pump and VFD selection, electrical safety considerations.
  • Process Automation – Computerised automation of test / calibration processes; design of hardware and software to replace manual steps. Capturing data to database, numerical pass / fail determination.
  • Expertise in the design and fabrication processes of thin film devices using semiconductor processing technologies.

Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Position: Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Brighton, East Sussex or Chatham, Kent

Salary: £400-450 per day contract

Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Working within their Operations team, based in East Sussex or Kent. You will work with the design team to convert design deliverables, drive procurement, tender bid analysis and manage supply chain design deliverables.

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Project Manager.

Review technical specification (both form internal engineering team and external Client standards) to ensure they meet the project technical and commercial requirements

Manage the supply chain through the procurement, engineering, implementation, commissioning and handover phase

Review of supplier schedules against the contract programme, advising the PM of any changes that will affect completion

Ensure production of monthly progress reports from the supply chain, if necessary, facilitating and coordinating progress meetings

Manage/oversee the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s

Administration of the contract of the supply chain, including use of NEC3 software to notify the supply chain of any potential EWN’s, CE’s, CI or change in scope

Experience: Several years’ experience working as a Senior/Project Engineer

Electrical engineering qualification

Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially IChemE & NEC

Experience of supply chain expedition

Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes

CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Key Words:

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Project Engineer

Project Engineering

Electrical Project Engineer

E&I Engineer

Project Delivery

Technical Delivery

Procurement

Supply Chain

Contracts

Contractual

IChemE

NEC

Commissioning

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Wastewater

Sewage

Utilities

Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Position: Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Brighton, East Sussex or Chatham, Kent

Salary: £55-60k (DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

£400-450 per day contract

Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Working within their Operations team, based in East Sussex or Kent. You will work with the design team to convert design deliverables, drive procurement, tender bid analysis and manage supply chain design deliverables.

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Project Manager.

Review technical specification (both form internal engineering team and external Client standards) to ensure they meet the project technical and commercial requirements

Manage the supply chain through the procurement, engineering, implementation, commissioning and handover phase

Review of supplier schedules against the contract programme, advising the PM of any changes that will affect completion

Ensure production of monthly progress reports from the supply chain, if necessary, facilitating and coordinating progress meetings

Manage/oversee the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s

Administration of the contract of the supply chain, including use of NEC3 software to notify the supply chain of any potential EWN’s, CE’s, CI or change in scope

Experience: Several years’ experience working as a Senior/Project Engineer

Electrical engineering qualification

Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially IChemE & NEC

Experience of supply chain expedition

Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes

CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Key Words:

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Project Engineer

Project Engineering

Electrical Project Engineer

E&I Engineer

Project Delivery

Technical Delivery

Procurement

Supply Chain

Contracts

Contractual

IChemE

NEC

Commissioning

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Wastewater

Sewage

Utilities

Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Position: Electrical Project Engineers

Location: Glasgow with site visits and hybrid working

Salary: £45-50k (DOE), car/allowance (DOE) and excellent benefits package

The Role: Our client is looking to strengthen their Operations team with several Electrical Project Engineers. Based within the Scottish Water region you will be expected to convert design deliverables, drive procurement, perform tender bid analysis, manage supply chain design deliverables.

Responsibilities: You will report directly to the Project Manager and the responsibilities will include:

Reviewing technical specification (both from internal engineering team and external Client standards) to ensure they meet the project technical and commercial requirements

Managing the supply chain through the procurement, engineering, implementation, commissioning and handover phase

Ensuring review of supplier schedules against the contract Programme, advising the PM of any changes that will affect completion

Ensuring production of monthly progress reports from the supply chain, if necessary, facilitating and coordinating progress meetings

Managing/overseeing the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s

Administration of the contract of the supply chain, including use of NEC3 software to notify the supply chain of any potential EWN’s, CE’s, CI or change in scope

Ensure project costs do not exceed tender/varied allowance

Ensure all applications for payment are made on or before the due date

Ensure contract reviews, monthly forecasts are completed and submitted on time

Maintain good client relationships at all levels

Assist with the Project Management strategy

Assist in the production of the contract programme; monitor programme and produce progress reports

Provide data for the timely production of O&M manuals

Produce procurement packages

Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers

Liaise with site management on design and procurement issues

Monitor subcontract performance

Assist in the preparation of the construction completion and take over documentation

Experience: Several years’ experience in working as a Project Engineer

Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially NEC

Engineering/Technical qualification required

Experience of supply chain expedition

Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes

CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Key Words:

Project Engineer

Project Engineering

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Project Engineer

Electrical PE

Water Treatment

Water Industry

Water Sector

Wastewater

Waste Water

Sewage

Procurement

Supply Chain

Tenders

Bid Analysis

Commissioning

Contracts

Contractual

NEC

Conditions of Contract

Construction

Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: Thames Water Region

Salary Guide: £50,000 – £60,000 Plus car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water.

They have a new vacancy for a Commissioning Engineer for their projects in the Thames Water region where you will carry out day to day on-site commissioning activities for various projects.

You will report directly to the Commissioning Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out day to day management, coordination and delivery of on-site commissioning activities and off-site commissioning planning activities, including planning for process commissioning and testing, for nominated projects within appointed region.
  • Produce regular project reports and Commissioning Completion Reports on nominated projects.
  • Ensure all necessary Commissioning documentation is produced in a timely manner and co-operate with Technical Documentation teams to ensure timely delivery of O&M manuals.
  • Interface with ESD Engineering to ensure “design for commissioning”.
  • Ensure the effective integration of assets into the existing works without detriment and risk to service level agreements.
  • Manage and complete off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities by suppliers or others.
  • Drive efficiencies and operate tight change control procedures on nominated projects.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification (electrical or ICA) or extensive proven experience
  • Site experience in commissioning, preferably in water industry
  • Sound commissioning experience both site based and in planning activities
  • CSCS Card

Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: Thames Water Region (Thames Valley)

Salary Guide: £45,000 – £55,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water and they are recruiting for a Commissioning Engineer to help plan, co-ordinate and deliver the off and on-site process and MEICA commissioning activities that will deliver exceptional commissioning performance across the framework throughout the Thames Valley region .

Role overview:

  • Work with Project Teams and Thames Water to generate Commissioning Plans during Project Brief/Outline Design stage thus positively influencing direction.
  • Put in place robust commissioning processes and procedures that reflect the Company and Thames Water requirements and facilitate exceptional commissioning performance. Ensure that commissioning is undertaken comprehensively, and records and inspections are accurately and reliably produced and signed off. Ensure Quality Assurance Systems compliance.
  • Work closely with our Project Managers to provide technical expertise and deliver all commissioning activities cost-efficiently and in accordance with the contract programme and applicable standards and specifications.
  • Ensure that great quality Operation and Maintenance Manuals are produced and that training of Thames Water personnel is undertaken.
  • Put in place framework specific processes and procedures to ensure that wider process/energy related risks are identified and controlled.
  • Through meticulous planning and supervision, ensure that testing and commissioning is undertaken safely.
  • Provide monthly commissioning reports to the Framework Senior Leadership Team.
  • Utilise digital tools and expertise to positively influence commissioning planning and delivery including the use of 3D models to aid visualisation.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • A detailed and competent technical knowledge of mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering commissioning, ideally within the water sector.
  • An appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme and quality performance.
  • Proficient in the use of computer packages including the BIM software to analyse schematic drawings and survey reports to aid commissioning planning and delivery.
  • Aa creative and forward-thinking approach to problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills – ability to bring the whole team on the MMC journey including Thames Water and the specialist supply chain.
  • Minimum HNC qualified in a mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering subject.
  • Professional qualification is desirable.
  • SMSTS safety qualification is desirable.

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible, agile or remote working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
    • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Travel insurance
    • Bike to work scheme
    • Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions

Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Position: Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Location: Yorkshire Water Region

Salary Guide: £40,000 – £55,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Yorkshire Water and they are recruiting for an Electrical Project Engineer to successfully deliver all electrical requirements across the project portfolio throughout the Southern Yorkshire region .

Role overview:

  • Contribute to delivering Yorkshire Water goals by ensuring that all electrical equipment and components are installed in compliance with BS7671. Carry out NICEIC Qualified Supervisor duties.
  • Implement robust electrical design, manufacture and installation quality management to achieve “right first time”. Closely monitor the progress of off and onsite activities to ensure delivery against agreed programmes and budgets.
  • Establish and maintain trusting and effective relationships with Yorkshire Water Operations and other stakeholders, delivering excellent customer service throughout project delivery.
  • Undertake factory inspections and quality audits and ensuring the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction for all electrical installations.
  • Display a sound knowledge of sustainable construction solutions and manage engineering activities that contribute to sustainable development.
  • Work with the consultant designer and the supply chain to optimise the benefits of using digital tools and expertise to integrate our off and on site delivery approach.
  • Use the BIM model to ensure that electrical designs and installations are fully integrated with the civils and mechanical designs.
  • Placement and administration of sub-contracts and material orders relating to Electrical equipment. Preparation for, vetting and approval of supplier’s proposals and designs in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Supervise electrical installation works ensuring health and safety, technical and quality compliance.
  • Develop logical and accurate electrical works programmes and integrate with overall project plan.
  • Report on electrical works programme and cost performance and attend project production meetings.
  • Develop quality assurance plans and maintain quality assurance records in accordance with the Company’s and Thames Water’s documented requirement.
  • Assisting Commissioning Engineers for loop testing and pre-commissioning electrical checks.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a range of people.
  • Excellent knowledge of control panel design, cable sizing/calculations and instrumentation.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills who can multi-task and consistently meet challenging deadlines.
  • An appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme, cost and quality performance.
  • Programme focused with an ability to plan and organise resources both off and on site to deliver on time and in full.
  • Minimum HNC qualified in an electrical engineering subject
  • Commercially astute.
  • IT literacy
  • BIM/digital experience

Desirable:

  • ICA skills
  • Professional qualification
  • Experience of both pre-production and production electrical project engineering

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible, agile or remote working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
    • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Travel insurance
    • Bike to work scheme
    • Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions