Top Jobs of the Week - Built Environment, Technical


Take a look at our top jobs this week, which span Built Environment, Nuclear, Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power & Energy, and Water & Utilities.

Built Environment & Infrastructure

Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26835-bu

Posted at: 02 February 2017

Expiration date: 02 May 2017

We are working in partnership with an engineering and design consultancy that specialises in complex infrastructure, process and built environments. They deliver projects from cradle-to-grave for clients across the energy, life sciences and manufacturing, nuclear, and utility services sectors.

Roles/Responsibilties:

  • Produce comprehensive civil and structural design packages for all aspects of civil and structural design.
  • Lead the delivery of civil and structural design packages across multiple projects, as part of a single or multi discipline design team, carry out any or all stages of civil and structural design from concept to completion across sectors including some of the following:
  • Science and technology
  • Manufacturing and Life Sciences.
  • Public Sector buildings
  • Power Sector
  • Defence & Nuclear

Person Specification:

  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to see the job through
  • Awareness of own limits and happy to seek assistance if where required
  • Flexible & open minded
  • Willingness to embrace change
  • Experience and knowledge of broad range of civil and structural design, including:
  • Building structures
  • Foundation design
  • Earthworks and site investigations
  • External Works Design
  • Drainage

Essential Experience:

  • Chartered Civil/ Structural Engineer CEng MICE/ MIStructE
  • Appropriate depth and breadth of experience
  • Detailed knowledge of current C&S design codes & standards

 


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26807-bu

Posted at: 27 January 2017

Expiration date: 27 April 2017

We are currently working with a leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancy working on projects in Renewables, Oil & Gas, Transport, Nuclear, Commercial and Property & Construction.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure Engineer within design team on designated projects, reporting to Principal Engineer.
  • Prepare infrastructure drawings and design using AutoCAD and other proprietary design software.
  • Understand role within design team and timescales available for undertaking required works.
  • Undertake negotiations with Local and Drainage Authority Engineers on design for adoptable works (Section 104, Section 38 and Section 278).
  • Negotiations with statutory utilities to obtain layouts and quotations.
  • Understand and implement designs on private areas to comply with current Codes of Practice.
  • Keep up to date with changes in legislation, codes of practice, design codes and proprietary suppliers.
  • In conjunction with the design team, assist in the scheme design / value engineering of each project to ensure the client requirements are met by the most viable option.
  • Maintain and develop technical or management capability through CPD, attending internal and external seminars regularly.
  • Attend training seminars when relevant and present key points to colleagues.
  • Checking of drawings and calculations prepared by colleagues.
  • Undertake calculations and designs using an efficient and rationalised process to the latest design standards.
  • Be aware of project deadlines and allocated time to work items.

Person Specification:

  • Self-motivated and ambitious.
  • A good self-manager of time and work.
  • Strong team player with an energetic outlook that motivates others.
  • Understand and implement Designer’s duties under the CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Experience in the production and preparation of Flood Risk Assessments desirable but not essential.
  • Prior knowledge of the full engineering / development process.

Essential Experience:

  • Experienced in the design of roads and sewers.
  • Educated to degree or HNC level.
  • Working towards professional qualifications.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • On-going experience in drawing production in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Working knowledge of PDS for highway design and ground modelling.
  • Working knowledge of WinDes to design and model new drainage systems including sustainable drainage.
  • Working knowledge of Sewers for Adoption 6th/7th Edition
  • Working knowledge of CIRIA SuDS Manual

 


Rate: Negotiable

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26745tm

Posted at: 19 January 2017

Expiration date: 19 April 2017

Our client is a multi-award winning practice of architects, with an enviable track record for the delivery of prestigious retail, commercial and large mixed-use developments. Due to their continued success they are seeking an experienced Architectural Technician to join their commercial team to work on a range of large residential, commercial, leisure and hospitality developments.

Our client is a multi-award winning practice of architects, with an enviable track record for the delivery of prestigious retail, commercial and large mixed-use developments.

Due to their continued success they are seeking an experienced Architectural Technician to join their commercial team to work on a range of large residential, commercial, leisure and hospitality developments.

Person Specification / Essential Experience :

Candidates must be proficient with AutoCAD, be familiar with the production of full detailed design packages and have a good working knowledge of both UK building regulations and planning procedures.

Experience of working on similar large developments would be preferred, but candidates with a strong breadth of experience across a variety of sectors would be equally welcome.


Salary: £40000 - £45000

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wales

Reference: 26839sc

Posted at: 31 January 2017

Expiration date: 01 May 2017

Our client is a 25 year experienced Civil/Structural Engineering Design Consultancy based in the Conwy area. They’re seeking an experienced Structural Engineer to work on a variety of Civil Engineering projects within the following sectors – Aerospace, Utilities and Commercial building structures.

• Multi skilled with the ability to work as Principal designer, manager, checker/reviewer and supervisor in reinforced concrete, steel, timber and masonry.
• Design of building structures and an expert in structural design calculations (Hands on). 
• Design of new industrial unit in the form of portal frame on piles
• Dealing with all dangerous structures
• Structural surveys for housing associations, looking at various issues including subsidence and defects
of residential properties, bridge assessment, design of school extensions, etc.
• Manage the completion of the design and drawing preparation
• Managing projects from the conceptual to scheme design and then carry on to the detail design
process, either to design-and-build or other types of contracts.
• Design of a wide variety of building structures using steel, concrete, masonry and timber.
• Managing a small team of Engineers / Technicians
• Commercial and able to successfully interact and manage clients.

• Degree in Civil Engineering or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering.
• MISTRUCTE or MICE (Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer)
• Ideally up to date with Euro codes and software.
• Flexible working hours to accommodate travel (i.e. late / early start or finish to avoid peak traffic).


Rate: £32.40 Ltd per hour

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: Wales

Reference: 26630-sc

Posted at: 30 January 2017

Expiration date: 22 March 2017

Our local authority client are seeking a Senior Traffic Engineer to act as the Project Sponsor and Project Manager. Providing Design assistance as and when required but also involving commissioning and Road Safety.

Job Description:

  • Our local authority client are seeking either a Senior Traffic Engineer, Technician or Assistant Engineer. Mainly providing design assistance but also involving commissioning and Road Safety.
  • Must have the ability to produce road markings and traffic designs using Key Lines.
  • Must be able to use AutoCAD to a high level. 
  • The Traffic and Transportation Engineer will be involved in traffic engineering and regulation, accident investigation, road safety engineering, education, training and publicity, planning and development control.
  • The role can be based from any of the client’s offices in North Wales including Halkyn, Conwy or Bangor to suit the successful candidates’ geographical location.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of a HNC or above in Civil Engineering 
  • Ideally be Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) (Not essential)
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Key Sign/ Key Lines software experience

Chemical

Salary: Up to £55k

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26589-ch

Posted at: 15 December 2016

Expiration date: 15 March 2017

Job Profile We are working in partnership with a leading engineering company who are looking for a Project C&I Systems Engineer, supporting their Core Project Team.

Job Description:
You will undertake a variety of projects and manage sub-contractors as necessary to run projects through the full engineering lifecycle.

Key duties will include:-

  • Programming of DCS/PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) software, PLCs include:-
  • AB / Allen Bradley / Rockwell.
  • Red Lion.
  • Foxboro.
  • Eurothem.
  • Delta V.
  • Siemens.
  • Ensuring and respecting workplace HSE, especially with respect to COMAH.
  • Providing SME (Subject Matter Expert) assistance to other parts of the business relating to C&I.
  • Conducting LV modifications as necessary with support of Site Electrical Engineers.
  • Preparing technical justifications for plant upgrades.
  • Checking projects follow site safety requirements, are energy & cost efficient, and maintaining cost effectiveness.
  • Identifying new technologies for possible projects.
  • Producing details design packages for contract personnel using AutoCAD for the following systems:-
  • Instrument & Control Systems.
  • ATEX, SIL & LOPA Installations.
  • PLC, DCS and SCADA systems.
  • Low Voltage Electrical Installations.
  • Provide Control Systems & Instrumentation technical knowledge to specialist teams such as the HAZOP, SIL & LOPA teams.
  • Provide problem solving support to Operations and Maintenance Teams.
  • Handing over and commissioning projects.
  • Support Good Manufacturing Practice programs.

Ideally you will have:-

  • Demonstrable experience in Plant or Design Engineering in the chemical or petrochemical industry.
  • Familiar with practical application of relevant Directives, Standard, Codes of practices and guidelines in-cluding industry legislation and industry best practice.
  • Proven experience in chemical plant design engineering.
  • Attention to detail and capable of delivering work themselves. 
  • Experience of a variety of PLC systems and their use.
  • Experience of MS Project would be of advantage.
  • This appointment will provide you with the opportunity to develop your Control & Instrumentation engineering skills, with excellent long-term potential to advance your career in Project Engineering.

 


Nuclear

Rate: £ Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26631ch

Posted at: 28 December 2016

Expiration date: 28 March 2017

Our client is a leading engineering design, fabrication and project management specialist. Due to a continued increase in project workload in a number of defence and service contracts they are needing to increase the electrical design capacity with an additional 2 contract electrical designers.

You will be required to work on power distribution work (factory bus bar distribution etc.) cable and cable containment installation design and factory lighting installations using Autodesk Revit software package. The work primarily entails working with the lead Engineer to generate detail design deliverables suitable for construction. Working to strict deadlines you will mainly be responsible for progress concept design into detail design drawings for construction with usual output of deliverables i.e. containment drawings, cable routing drawings, cable schedules, termination diagrams etc.
 

Requirements
• Ability to use Amtech ProDesign, AutoCAD and Microsoft suit advantage
• Ability to use Revit essential
 


Oil & Gas

Salary: Depending on experience

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26786rp

Posted at: 25 January 2017

Expiration date: 25 April 2017

Our client is a successful and long established demolition and asbestos removal company working both in the private and public sectors. Due to the current and forecasted growth within their business, they are looking to strengthen their contracts department with the addition of a new Contracts Manager.

Reporting directly to the operations and Contracts Director, the contracts manager will split their time between our head office in Wirral and client site locations in Merseyside, Cheshire and surrounding areas. There will be occasional requirements to travel to other parts of the UK dependant on successful tenders.

You will be required to:
• Liaise and coordinate with sub-contractors and the client(s)
• Efficiently and cost effectively manage contracts, meeting or exceeding financial targets
• Produce project specification documentation (Construction Phase Plans, Method Statements, Risk Assessments, Traffic Management Plans, Plans of Work etc.).
• Manage accurate project programmes
• Attend and represent the company effectively at both internal and external meetings
• Undertake internal site audits to ensure company procedures are being adhered to.
• Manage multiple projects at any one time in a fast-moving environment.
 

Requirements:
• Experience of working in industry (desirable industries include manufacturing, petrochemical, asbestos)
• Proficient in being able to compile project specification documentation (Construction Phase Plans, Method Statements, Risk Assessments, Traffic Management Plans, Plans of Work etc.).
• Manage accurate project programmes
• Strong leadership and team management skills, coupled with a decisive problem solving ability and excellent time management skills are imperative to the role
• Excellent managerial and organisational skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficient in use of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
• Preferably in possession of a Health & Safety Qualification (i.e. NEBOSH)
• Driving licence


Power & Energy

Salary: Depending on Experience, Plus Benefits

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 26849-ip

Posted at: 02 February 2017

Expiration date: 02 May 2017

Job Purpose: Lead project teams and deliver a portfolio of capital projects at various phases of the project lifecycle from concept to handover and close-out and valued at circa £50m. Ensure compliant delivery to the agreed HSEQ criteria, commercial and schedule performance baselines, project specific Key Performance Indices (KPIs) and Critical Success Factors (CSFs). As required provide expertise on the execution of capital projects to enable innovative and practical project execution strategies, Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and schedules to be developed as the basis for estimating and providing the business with competitive advantage when tendering project work.

Person Specification:

Manage your teams to deliver a portfolio of Capital Projects with individual projects ranging in value from £250 up to £20M or a single major project >£25m value
Develop innovative and practical project execution strategies for projects before cost estimates are prepared, ultimately developing the Project Execution Plan (PEP)
Ensure projects within your control fully meet or exceed HSEQ requirements
Deliver projects to the agreed baseline schedule and tender Gross Margin
Manage the overall management of change process for projects within your portfolio
Prepare management reports for customers and internal stakeholders
Participate in and support the overall project Assurance and Governance processes
Ensure projects within your control fully meet or exceed the contract KPIs and CSFs
Identify  best practise and innovation and drive its implementation across the project portfolio
Provide feedback on the Bilfinger Combine Management System (CMS) quality suggesting improvements and bringing industry best practice to the business
Support Bids and proposals with project tenders including site visits, execution strategy, organisational design, etc. to ensure a competitive and realistic tender is developed.

Essential Experience:

10+ years working in construction projects within the process industry, energy sectors or similar sectors
Experience of Design and Build, EPC and EPCm  projects from £250K to >£10m
Understanding of engineering and design processes 
Understanding of construction processes and management
Good understanding of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Engineering degree or suitable workplace experience
Member of APM (ideally)
CDM qualification (ideally)

 


Salary: Dependent of experience

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26551ch

Posted at: 07 December 2016

Expiration date: 07 March 2017

We’re working in partnership with a leading engineering consultancy that delivers EC&I projects across the Water, Infrastructure, Rail, Nuclear, Oil & Gas and Energy Industries.

We are working in partnership with a leading engineering company have key clients across all major sector, and as such we have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Electrical Engineer with Industrial Building Services experience, to join the team in the Cheshire HQ office.
 

Typical Duties include:-
• Managing ongoing project tasks.
• Attending review meetings and liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
• Carrying out site surveys.
• Collating reports.
• Managing project resources to keep within budgets and timescales.
Experience of the following software would be of benefit to your application.
• Amtech
• AutoCAD
• Revit 3D
• Relux
• DIALux

You will be experienced in a number of the following areas:-
• LV protection and distribution
• High bay lighting
• Busbar distribution
• Fire alarms
• HVAC
• Cable containment and associated supports
 


Water & Utilities

Rate: £36 - £40 per hour DOE

Industry: Water & Utilities

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 25836sc

Posted at: 11 January 2017

Expiration date: 11 April 2017

Our client is a leading controls systems company that supports a number of water projects, they are expanding their team in Warrington. Current projects include legacy upgrades to clean and waste water plants around the Northwest region. As a full solutions provider projects are through the full systems engineering lifecycle. The successful candidate will be part of a team delivering these projects to scope, time & cost.

Key Responsibilities will include:-

• Upgrading of legacy PLC / SCADA / DCS systems.
• Coding instrumentation to new instruments.
• Developing and fault checking I/Os.

The following would be of benefit to your application:-

• Wastewater treatment (WWTW) projects.
• Current / recent Siemens S7 (Step7).
• Use of Siemens automation tools, i.e. Simatic / TIA.
• Experience of Rockwell PLCs.

The role will be based at their Head Office in Warrington with visits to sites in the North West as necessary.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established engineering company.  If of interest please Email your CV to :-Stuart.cooper@millbank.com


Qualifications:

HND or Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Instrument or Systems)
 


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