Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer

Location: Mix of Home/Remote based & office based at Plymouth, Devon.

Locality: Will be required at site for extended periods. So this will require a contractor to stay away from home in temporary accommodation or live locally to Plymouth.

Rate: £49.00 - £59.00 per hour

Duration: 6 months initially

Techniche are supporting a large Engineering Technology organisation with appointing a Senior Project Engineer for Defence projects.

This role will be working on Nuclear & Marine defence projects.


Experience Required:

  • Recent experience in a Project Engineering role.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge structures or services.
  • To be able to demonstrate knowledge of Nuclear related projects (any disciplines).
  • Effective writing and presentation skills.


The Role:

  • Ensuring the requirements of conventional Health & Safety Legislation are met by compliance with Project procedures.
  • To ensure a plan of key activities and milestones is in place, which consistently represents the programme to be achieved for the package.
  • Support the Project Manager / Package Manager in development, monitoring of progress
  • To ensure that effective cost control and monitoring is planned and implemented.
  • To provide regular reports on progress, for inclusion in the project monthly report.
  • To ensure that the work package construction proceeds in accordance with the Project programme whilst meeting the requirements of the Project quality goals and safety case requirements
  • To ensure that the design and associated safety cases meet the work package programme and is correctly interpreted with the minimum of change, whilst remaining fit for purpose.
  • To identify and manage specifically those areas that represent significant risk to the work package through proactive planning, i.e. interface management.
  • To closely liaise with the required stakeholders to ensure all set to work, commissioning and operational requirements are identified without prejudicing the programme.
  • Receive and distribute documents i.a.w. Company & project procedures.
  • To liaising with sub-contractor and Document Control sections regarding the issue and receipt of drawings and documents.
  • Establish and maintain a tracking register of all documents and drawings and revisions on CDMS.
  • To receive and issue preliminary drawings, documents and schedules to ensure that the sub-contractor/partners have up to date information for planning and construction purposes.
  • To act as the project archivist by liaison with the Document Control section in the maintenance of listings of appropriate project documents.