Project Engineer

May 23, 2024

Job Description

Project Engineer

12 month contract


Our client are recruiting for an experienced Project Engineer to join their team in Fife on a contract basis. You will have Mechanical and or Electrical background with experience or spirit processes or similar in an explosive environments.

The role is positioned in the Project Engineering team providing Capital Project support to manufacturing sites. The overall purpose of this team is to deliver capital expenditure projects.

For this role this includes:

  • Development of requirement specifications in collaboration with others, such as Operations, technical & Engineering Safety Compliance teams.
  • Use specialist knowledge to deliver capex projects to correct technical specification.
  • Development of cost estimates and project schedules.
  • Leading the technical and site implementation of projects ensuring they are successfully commissioned on time and to budget.
  • Co-ordinating and managing external resources.
  • Manage the project lifecycle including capital approval, maintaining accurate financial data, monthly reporting, including spend, forecast, commissioning and project closure.
  • Plan and lead installation and commissioning work, managing communications with customer site teams in coordination with product businesses.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant health, safety and environmental standards.
  • The role holder will have a mechanical and/or electrical background with knowledge of spirit processes or similar in explosive atmospheres.
  • Proficient project management (end to end project management using a gate process approach) and engineering skills with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Budget management of complete project cycle.
  • Knowledge and experience with DSEAR, Hazop’s, LOPA’s, PUWER, SIL, SIS systems & P&ID’s.
  • H&S focussed with knowledge of latest CDM regulations with experience implementing within projects.
  • 10 years minimum experience delivering projects.
  • Good communication skills (verbal & electronic), stakeholder engagement, building relationships with peers, self-starter and self-motivated, ability to work on own and within a team environment, collaborating efficiently and effectively.
  • Systems – Microsoft word, excel, projects, office, edge & SharePoint
  • Experience of delivering CAPEX projects
  • Degree qualified in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Nebosh certified (or similar)
  • APM qualification – Prince 2, SCQF Level 7, PMQ or similar

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for any Project Engineer looking for new employment.