Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Position: Electrical Project Engineer (Water Treatment Projects)

Location: Cornwall

Salary Guide: £30,000 – £45,000 Plus Package (Depending on Experience)

Our client is recruiting for an Electrical Project Engineer to deliver water and wastewater design and build projects, predominately working on schemes for South West Water.

The main purpose of the role will be to project engineer and manage and electrical equipment and associated plant for a contract to enable the project to be completed within the budget and time constraints to an overall quality standard.


  • Scoping, planning, programming and preparation of project programme for electrical aspects of work and to advise of progress and forecast.
  • Procurement of equipment and materials as well as assisting in the placement of sub-contract and material orders.
  • Maintain quality assurance records in accordance with the Company procedures.
  • Approval and vetting of designs in accordance with the specification requirements.
  • Production of operating and maintenance manuals.
  • Attending site progress meetings and production of reports.
  • Coordination with mechanical and civil works.
  • Inspection of equipment as required.
  • Advising the Quantity Surveyors of changes to specification and the financial impact on a project.
  • Technical assistance to the Operations Manager and Quantity Surveyor regarding contractual disputes if required.
  • Client liaison and correspondence.
  • Actioning defects during the liability period.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Electrical Engineering Qualification
  • CSCS Card
  • EUSR Hygiene Card (Desirable)
  • Experience of working in a contractor-based background preferably within the water industry or similar heavy engineering environment.
  • Ideally be knowledgeable in all project engineer/management techniques required in the design and construction of water and/or sewage treatment works (Desirable);
  • An understanding of conditions of contract and budget control is also required.
  • Technical expertise in the placement of sub-contracts and material orders relating to electrical equipment.

Job Information

Job Reference: 886853_1622711465
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Electrical

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