Job Title

Associate Project Engineer

  • Position:
  • Salary: - £30000
  • Location: Manchester, UK
  • Job ID: 01913
  • Applications: 0
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Job Description

Job Purpose:

To support Project Engineers in coordinating all activities associated with the organisation, execution and ongoing maintenance of in-field monitoring systems.

Ensuring installations are carried out in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner whilst maintaining the highest standards of customer satisfaction.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan monitoring system installation thoroughly, ensuring all key stages are executed in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with Project Engineers teams to ensure suitable skills, technical support and equipment is provided.
  • Minimise costs through efficient use of time, equipment, manpower and subcontract services.
  • Carry out the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of systems, supervising all on-site resource closely.
  • Escalate instances of scope change, queries or challenges where mitigation is needed by others.
  • Support Site Technical training and development to deliver a quality service in accordance with best practice.
  • Ensure concise communications with team members, support functions and customers through regular contact, both written and verbal.
  • Ensure strict compliance with company policies and procedures to ensure a consistent approach to work delivery.
  • Actively contribute and encourage involvement for your team for Quality, Safety and Environmental initiatives, in order to promote a proactive
  • Health & Safety culture across the business.
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Should an employee consider their safety to be compromised they may invoke the Worksafe procedure and refuse to work which must be reported to the Person in Charge where an acceptable level of safety needs to be discussed.
  • When working under Agency protection staff, an Agency COSS Checksheet form must be completed to verify the correct process has been followed.
  • All site documentation must be completed and returned within 2 working days of the shift, (Even when working under Agency Protection staff).
  • Ensure that your team receives the required level of service from the Operational Support Team.
  • When working as a ‘person in charge’ be accountable for their safety and the safety of all persons in their work group.  This includes risks of being struck by trains and from the risks associated with the task and location. As a ‘person in charge’ hold COSS / SWL competencies or IWA when working alone.
  • Complete mandatory vehicle checks to ensure safety and road worthiness.
  •  Complete all training requirements to maintain compliance with FORS standard.


Essential Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of project installations, gained in an engineering environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of instrumentation and installation methodology.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with direct reports, colleagues and customers.
  • Skills in setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of the task at hand.
  • Hold a range of industry specific competencies.
  • Ability to work flexible working hours, including nights, weekends, at various locations throughout the UK.
  • Full driving license.


Desirable Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • A person involved in the planning and who is on site where the work is being undertaken and has the overall accountability of supervising and overseeing works. This person will hold Controller Of Site Safety (COSS)/SWL competence to make sure planned controls are put in place to keep persons safe from trains, activity and site risks.
  • Verify the proposed SWP is appropriate and fit for purpose within and timely manner and return to the Responsible Manager for Authorisation.
  • The person in charge retains ultimate responsibility for safety at a work site and has final decision as to whether a SWP is acceptable before it is implemented.
  • Should works safety be compromised, it is the Person in Charge responsibility to consult with the Project manager regards the works.
  • All site documentation must be completed and returned within 2 working days of the shift.
  • Working knowledge of budget management, in particular variance analysis and value engineering.
  • Ability to contribute effectively to strategic challenges outside of the monitoring business unit.

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