Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Position: Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Wakefield

Rate Guide: £350-400 per day (neg DOE)

Duration: 12 months +

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.

Role overview:

You will become a key member of a team successfully delivering schemes of varying sizes predominately to the Water Industry in sewage and clean water. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work alongside the project delivery team to ensure the design, procurement, financial control and site activities are achieved.

Skills Required:

Outline engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising in-house resources, site installation and construction personnel

Delivery of water M&E projects including pumping stations, dosing systems, chlorination plants & associated civil structures.

Early site investigation works in coordination with the client, design and project team

Production and review of health and safety documentation (risk assessments & method statements, project management plans).

Procurement of materials

Attend/undertake factory, site and works testing, commissioning, and client training

Attendance and input into internal and client design reviews

Working closely with the design team to gather all required information, participate in regular design reviews and Hazard Studies to develop the best solution

Involvement with cost to complete/budget reviews with the project delivery teams

Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors

Involvement with preparation of subcontract orders

Assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works

Liaison with site manager and site teams to ensure work is completed to programme, budget, and quality

Developing Inspection and Test Plans and ensuring they are completed as the scheme progresses

Preparation & management of project programmes

Proactive approach to maintaining high standards of Health & Safety performance

Work with the team to develop and close out all contract documentation such as, as built drawings, commissioning manuals and O&M manuals

Experience & Qualifications:

An industry applicable electrical ONC/HNC/BEng or NVQ equivalent

Proven experience within the Water Industry

Chemical dosing experience desirable but not essential

Experience with ICA

ATEX experience desirable but not essential

Commercial and contractual awareness

Working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Project

Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required

Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence

Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels

Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)

Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service

Proven influencing and negotiation skills to both internal and external stakeholders

Experience of leading and managing functions where required

Key Words:

Project Engineer

Project Engineering

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

E&I

ICA

Water Sector

Water Industry

Water Treatment

Waste Water

Wastewater

Sewage

Construction

Project Delivery

Pumping Stations

Chlorination

Dosing

RAMS

Claims

ATEX

Commercial

Contractual

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

Process Commissioning Engineer

Position: Process Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: North West

Rate Guide: £375.00 – £400.00 per day (Guide Rate)

Our client is a leading design and build contractor operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks through a number of joint ventures and alliances.

They are looking to recruit a Process Commissioning Engineer to work on their United Utilities AMP7 framework. Based in North West you will be responsible for the hands on commissioning on various clean water and wastewater projects. You will report directly to the Project Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Develop commissioning plans through the detailed design and installation phase, attend HAZOPS, HAZCOMMs and other risk reduction meetings, arrange and manage sampling activities to be carried out during testing.
  • Carry out process commissioning on site, including managing sampling activities, liaising with process support and to have analysis carried out or conduct analysis internally, managing process start up and ensure optimum operation of the plant during performance trials.
  • Write and submit commissioning completion reports indicating the performance levels achieved and successful pass of the process criteria.
  • Facilitate feedback of improvement information from commissioning.
  • Take part in off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities by suppliers or others where required.
  • Ensure Commissioning is carried out safely in accordance with regulations and procedures.
  • 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.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Previous hands on Process commissioning experience
  • Strong process commissioning experience both site based and in planning activities
  • Site experience in process commissioning, within the water industry
  • Relevant degree or HND (scientific, chemical or process engineering preferred) or other suitable qualification

Plant Operator – Water

Position: Plant Operator/Maintenance Engineer – Water

Location: Cockermouth

Salary/Rate Guide: £400 per day Ltd Company (outside IR35)

Duration: 3 months +

Number of vacancies: 3

The Site: A new water treatment works forming part of the £300m West Cumbria Water Supplies project

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

  • Ensure final effluent is not compromised and operate in accordance with the site operating plan.
  • Completion of frontline maintenance tasks to time and an acceptable standard.
  • Defective Maintenance Tasks – Unblocking pumps, screens and valves to ensure continuous plant operation.
  • Work within company guidelines, including incident avoidance plans in order to minimise business risk
  • Fault finding and problem-solving skills are essential to respond to breakdowns.
  • Front line maintenance, fault finding, housekeeping and the operation of plant installed associated with water/wastewater processes.
  • Monitoring and reporting of data to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance is met at all times
  • Assisting with planned SCO activities
  • Planning O&M activities
  • Preparing RAMS (approval by site managers)
  • Preparing task sheets
  • Uploading completed sheets to Sharepoint
  • Receive shadow training on new/unfamiliar equipment
  • Liaise with site commissioning engineer for any additional tasks
  • Liaise with process commissioning support regards sampling

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Knowledge of water/wastewater processes would be advantageous.
  • Maintenance or operating background and experience of fixed and mobile plant would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of relevant treatment processes would be advantageous
  • Maintenance or operating background and experience of fixed and mobile plant would be beneficial.
  • A driving licence is essential for travel to sites

Due to the nature of this role, you will be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions and also be prepared to work within the company’s rota of a 7day working week and participate on a standby rota.

Key Words.

Plant Operator

Plant Operations

Plant Operation

Maintenance

Site Operations

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Waste Water

Wastewater

Sewage

Effluent Treatment

Electrical Supervisor – Water (x2)

Position: Electrical Supervisor – Water (x2)

Location: Central Belt OR North East Scotland

Rate Guide: £360.00 – £380.00 Per Day

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 Scottish Water.

They have a new vacancy for two Electrical Supervisors for their projects in the region where you will be expected to manage the electrical works on allocated sites and ensure that the electrical installation works are installed in accordance with the electrical safety rules in a safe and timely manner.

You will report directly to the M&E Delivery Manager and the responsibilities will include:

  • Organise and manage electrical installation works on multiple sites across Scotland
  • Ensure Safety, Quality and Environmental Standards are delivered on all site
  • Apply all aspects of Electrical Safety Rules
  • On some sites assume the role of “Site Manager”
  • Build and maintain good Client relationships
  • Attend regular Site Meetings
  • Produce Short and medium term programmes and progress reports
  • Maintain daily diary, record drawings, and documentation

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • ONC Electrical Engineering/Electrical Technician or;
  • SJIB Electrical Apprenticeship, SVQ level 3or City & Guilds 2382 17th in Electrical Installation to the Edition Wiring Regulations or;
  • Apprenticeship – Electrical Installations Parts one and two, augmented by 17th edition qualification
  • Proven track record of managing/supervising electrical Sub-contractor Installation work
  • 5 Day SMSTS
  • CSCS

Keywords: Electrical Supervisor, Site Supervisor, SMSTS, SSSTS, Installation, Commissioning, Water, Sewage, Scottish Water

Site Agent – Water

Position: Site Agent – Water

Location: Thames Valley Region

Rate Guide: £400.00 Per Day (Guide Rate Inside IR35)

Our client is a Principal Contractor operating within the water industry and they are one of the framework partners to Thames Water working on their AMP7 schemes. They currently have a requirement for a Site Agent to work on water and wastewater projects throughout the Thames Valley region.

In this role you will manage projects from contract award through to completion; reporting to either a Contracts Manager or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of project and personal experience/ability. You will ensure the successful completion of projects by achieving acceptable financial outcomes, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships, and adherence to the quality, safety and environmental policies of the business.

They have committed to working collaboratively with Thames Water, their strategic suppliers and other stakeholders to embed MMC (Modern Methods of Construction), particularly off-site manufacturing.

Key Tasks:

  • Resource allocation and management of Site staff;
  • Reporting to the senior Manager on Department budget control procedures for contracts and progress against programme;
  • Ensure safe systems of work and the Company Safety Policy are practiced;
  • Enforcement and monitoring of the Division’s Quality Assurance and Env systems;
  • Management of projects/contracts;
  • Motivation of staff;
  • Communication at all levels regarding progress of projects;
  • Staff recruitment;
  • Directly supervise Sub Agents, General Foreman;
  • Indirectly supervise Site Engineer, Foreman and Gangers.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential Civil Engineering/Building qualification
  • Preferred BSc Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Chartered status or approaching
  • Evidence of relevant post graduation practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Form of Contracts, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H & S Management etc.
  • Has held a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor for at least 2 years (essential)
  • Possesses proven experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g. LUL, HA, Water Companies, Petro/Chem.;
  • Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Site Agent through career development with both theoretical and practical experience
  • CSCS card
  • SMSTS (5 day)
  • First Aid at Work (4 day)
  • National Water Hygiene card

Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: Thames Water Region

Rate Guide: £400.00 Per Day

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 two EICA Commissioning Engineers for their projects in the Thames 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

Electrical Technician – Maintenance

Position: Electrical Technician – Maintenance

Location: Cambridge

Rate: £20.00 PAYE per hour or £24.00 Ltd Co per hour dependent upon IR35 determination

Duration: 3 months +

Hours: 40 hours per week

Duties: You will be responsible for the execution of preventive and corrective maintenance programs as per the Client requirements. You will carry out work as per schedule supplied by the Services Manager and as per site policies, schedules and procedures.

Troubleshoot problems with equipment as necessary, and as directed by site supervisors

Complete site documentation before and after work tasks, as appropriate.

Liaise with subcontractors during planned service maintenance.

Carry out risk assessment of equipment maintenance task list steps and ensure these are always kept valid.

Update maintenance task list as appropriate.

Carry out periodic reviews of EWI/SOP to ensure documents are always current and valid.

Be responsible for personal training and ensure missing requirements are completed.

Participate in audits of the mechanical and electrical plant rooms and follow up on actions

Drive local reviews of maintenance performance data using published maintenance excellence KPI results

Areas to be reviewed and improvements sought are: spares cost, high levels of paperwork, PM:CM ratio, maintenance man-hours per equipment/system, MTBF, MTTR

PM program content is to be reviewed on a regular basis to remove non-value added activities and duplication.

Ensure that the CMMS system contains the most up to date information regarding equipment data, spares and maintenance man-hours.

Maximise maintenance wrench time utilisation through effective planning.

Undertake reactive and planned works to all electrical systems including installation, minor works, fault finding and repairs.

Complete NICEIC Certificates to BS7671 standards

Supervising & monitoring of sub-contractors works whilst they are on site undertaking maintenance

Ensure that plant faults & defects are remedied in a timely manner.

Ensure breakdown data logging system is kept up to date, and that planned and reactive tasks are closed out with accurate data captured.

Carry out basic fabric maintenance as and when required.

Act as Authorised Person (AP) for the site

Authorise safe electrical isolations and permits

Experience: Previous experience in working as an electrical technician with a good understanding of the basic fundamentals of the various utility systems and preventive maintenance systems.

Have a qualification from senior trades, City & Guilds or equivalent in electrical engineering

Previous building management systems (BMS) and permit to work system experience and have worked within a Computerized Maintenance Management Work Order (CMMS) system environment.

Previous experience in pumps, HVAC systems, compressors, boilers, steam systems and ancillary services, (DHW skids), chillers, cooling towers, clean steam boilers, purified water systems, CIP systems and/or general canteen/kitchen equipment.

Understanding of SOP’s & GMP engineering systems, basic instrumentation and the ability to read and understand P&ID’s/electrical drawings are essential for you to be successful in this role.

You will have the flexibility to work around maintenance shutdowns and will be familiar with all GMP rules, regulations and statutory requirements

Excellent understanding of preventive maintenance systems and a good understanding of SOPs and GMP Engineering systems.

Qualifications:

JIB Gold Card

NVQ Level 3

City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 & 3 (or equivalent)

City & Guilds – 18th Edition

City & Guilds 2391 or 2395 Inspection & Test

Key Words

Electrical Technician

Electrician

Electrical Engineering

Maintenance

Electrical Systems

BMS

Building Management System

HVAC

Installation

Pumps

Compressors

Boilers

Steam Systems

Chillers

Cooling Towers

Inspection

Testing

Commissioning Engineer – Water

Position: Commissioning Engineer – Water

Location: Bristol

Rate Guide: £300.00 – £350.00 per day

Our client is recruiting for an Electrical Commissioning Engineer for the refurbishment and upgrade of a water treatment works for Wessex Water located south of Bristol.

Responsibilities:

  • To commission installed electrical works to the requirements of the contract specification and satisfaction of the client.
  • Execution of a commissioning plan in accordance with the contract specification and agree plan with the client’s representative.
  • Maintaining records and results in accordance with the commissioning plan.
  • Production of Test Data Sheets and Record Sheets.
  • Co-ordination of sub-contractors for commissioning.
  • Ensure safe working practices during the testing and commissioning period.
  • Production of commissioning programme and ensure commissioning is kept to programme.
  • Maintain and update the Quality Plan relating to commissioning activities.
  • Inform the Site Agent on commissioning progress regularly.
  • Report weekly on progress and resource requirements to the Technical Manager.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Water industry experience including the understanding of poly dosing skids, pumping stations, filtration equipment, new MCC’s, etc.
  • Solid experience in the commissioning of water or wastewater plants and pumping stations.
  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with internal and external contacts.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple reviews and deadlines.
  • CSCS Card.
  • 1 Day Site Safety Plus (Minimum)

Mechanical Project Engineer

Our client is looking to strengthen their Team with a Senior Mechanical Project Engineer for their Framework. They are part of a joint venture which will deliver a range of construction schemes to maintain and improve United Utilities water supply and wastewater treatment works within the North West region.

Based throughout the United Utilities region, you will assist the Project Manager in coordinating an effective and economic plant design and procurement strategy; ensuring technical, commercial and programme information is issued in time to enable construction, commissioning and putting to work in line with the Contract Programme; provide cost data for forecasts and evaluation of variations.

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

* Production of Works Information scope of works for Mechanical packages.
* Reviewing technical specification (both 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 schedule 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.
* Ensuring the production of QA documentation including but not limited to ITPs, check sheet, FAT documentation and O&M’s.
* Administration of the contract with the supply chain, including notifying the supply chain of any potential EWN’s, CE’s and change in scope.
* Ensure project costs do not exceed allowances.
* Ensure subcontract reviews, monthly forecasts are completed and submitted on time.
* Assist with the Project Management strategy.

Essential skills/Experience:

* Mechanical engineering background
* Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially NEC
* Engineering/ Technical qualification (HNC minimum) required
* Experience of supply chain expedition
* Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes
* CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Desirable:

* Knowledge of United Utilities standards and specifications
* Relevant professional qualification an advantage

Permanent Package includes:

* A competitive salary
* Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
* 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
* Contribution Pension scheme
* Life Assurance
* Health Insurance
* Private medical Insurance
* And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

Please note if you are interested in this role as contract it will be inside of IR35.