• Senior Project Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(05/11/2019 13:17)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.



    What will I be doing?

    As a client facing senior project engineer your responsibilities will typically involve:


    • Supporting the Project Engineering Manager in delivering engineering design in through the full or part of the project lifecycle.
    • Take full accountability for delivery of packages assigned by the project engineering manager or project manager.
    • As the Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for managing contractual communications, supporting progress meetings, risk reduction meetings, cost reports, coordinating multi-disciplinary design teams and running / closing out contract actions
    • You will provide a commercial focus with a high level of challenge on project scope and protecting against uncontrolled scope creep
    • Ensure that key project and programme risks are identified early, and mitigated where possible, with issues and blockers escalated immediately to the PEM
    • Ensuring all services comply fully with Client & Costain governance processes, standards and obtaining necessary approvals

    About you

    • Significant Experience in coordinating multi-discipline teams the various stages of the project life cycle on major contracts in the Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Power and/or Water sectors
    • Knowledge of UK legislation and standards
    • Ideally hold an honours degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline or similar subject
    • Chartered Engineer and Membership of an engineering institute
    • Experience in the requirements for CE marking of plant and equipment

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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