Project Engineer


Job summary

Electrical/Electronic, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Systems Design
Defence, Electronics, Marine
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Role: Project Engineer 
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Package: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF15090

The role
As a Project Engineer, you will join our dedicated Design Team and play a pivotal role in ensuring seamless execution of engineering projects. The role is crucial in supporting the maritime industry by overseeing the drawings and installation documentation produced by our CAD engineers within the design team for QinetiQ.

Day-to-day, you will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the entire installation process from a technical lead perspective, collaborating with stakeholders at all milestone points. From investigating requirements to managing safe installations in compliance with industry standards, your expertise will be crucial in delivering successful outcomes. The electrical installations often differ from the usual; this is very interesting and unique work!

You will;

  • To oversee the projects which include Installation Guidance Packages. Used by the installation team to enable them to install equipment into the facilities
  • Attend, instigate, and contribute to all milestone points throughout the engineering lifecycle liaising with relevant stakeholders. You will presenting key information to relevant multi-level stakeholders. Verbal and written
  • Manage the installation or de-installation of equipment safely and in accordance with the relevant JSP standards
  • Co-ordinate between Project Management and the Engineering Team leaders for the provision of the Electrical and Mechanical fitters to undertake the installation.
  • Investigate the requirements for installation/de-installation of equipment into the facilities and plan in with the programme, liaising with relevant stakeholders as required
  • Be the accountable person for relevant installation activities requiring contractor involvement, acting as a point of contact for contractors

This is a full-time role, based onsite at Portsdown Technology Park.

Essential experience of the Project Engineer

  • Man management experience, responsible for delivery output
  • Agile decision making
  • Knowledge of CAD software and 2D/3D designs
  • Electrical/Mechanical knowledge or competency, desirable
  • Experience within Maritime would be advantageous for your development however not essential
  • It would be advantageous but not essential to have understanding of DEF Stan 2-40 regulations

Qualifications for the Project Engineer
Degree in electrical and/or mechanical engineering, desired but not essential

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more.
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days' additional leave.
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community.

Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Why Join QinetiQ?
As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You'll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you'll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an= diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

About QinetiQ
As a company of thousands of dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

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