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Project Engineer

Pertemps Thames Water

Bourne End


£41600 - £53000/annum


Posted: 20/01/2023

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Who are we?
Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing. At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open.

What you’ll be doing
You will manage the end-to-end delivery cycle of engineering projects from the initial scoping of the need, through to commission/setting to work and handing back the completed project to the client.

We are seeking a Project Engineer that has managed high-value projects from start to finish. You will be confident procuring qualified contractors and must be articulate, numerical and commercially minded. Your key duties will include:
Health & Safety management for your portfolio of projects
Writing specification documents
Assessing tenders
Financial management
Programme management
Technical assurance
Communication with key stakeholders/customers
Ensuring all asset data is captured and updated at the end of a project

£41,600 to £53,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience
This is a Full-Time position but Part-Time applications will also be considered
We are looking for multiple Project Engineers so you can be based at Reading, Guildford, Oxford, Bourne End, Newbury or Cirencester
Required to travel to other sites 3-4 days per week within an approximately 60-mile radius with some working from home
36 hours per week, Monday-Friday
 What you should bring to the role

Knowledge of water treatment processes
Experience within a commercial and/or technical role
Hold at least BTEC/HND in mechanical, electrical, chemical or civil engineering
An awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015
Experience managing the delivery, design and estimating of engineering projects
Hold a full UK driving licence and have your own transport
The ability to work unsupervised and use your own initiative to deliver specified outputs
Graduates will be considered that have some experience with water treatment
 What’s in it for you?
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your well-being.

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy a fulfilling career and flexible working arrangements.

We’re also proud to embrace and promote diversity and believe that creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve will help us to thrive. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process. Find out more about working at Thames Water

We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities and the environment can thrive. This means, when a crisis happens, we all rally round to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an Ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and a earn bit of extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can’t consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

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