Wessex Water

Project engineer

Wessex Water
Bath, Somerset
£31,967 to £46,000 dependent on experience
01 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a focused and driven individual with experience in technical engineering environments? If so, we have a great opportunity for you in our operations department.

Wessex Water is one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services.  

This is a varied and busy role that will require you to support investment and project managers, as well as taking a lead role in managing and implementing capital projects within the division. The successful candidate will be responsible for the definition of capital investment projects and the letting of contracts and project management throughout their lifecycles. Day-to-day activities include ensuring operations requirements are met through engineering and construction's delivery programme. You will do this by providing operational liaison, developing communication channels with all stakeholders, and producing and presenting reports. You will also need to have an active on-site presence to ensure the smooth running of all projects.

The ideal candidate will be from a supply/wastewater orientated engineering discipline with significant experience in the design, construction, management and commissioning of mechanical and electrical, civil, automation and telemetry-based projects. 

To succeed in this role, you will have experience in a technical engineering environment. This includes experience in delivering smaller projects and designing/installing around technical standards to statutory requirements. Possessing an EMI qualification and/or an engineering qualification HNC or above, being computer literate and having knowledge of CDM regulations are also requirements of this role. Most of all, you will be an effective team worker who has proven communication and commercial skills with a commitment and drive to work under pressure and effectively resolve issues. 

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:
* Defined contribution pension scheme.
* 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
* Life insurance.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Cycle2Work scheme.
* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ002612. The closing date is 20 March 2019. 

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check. 

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