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Renewable Energy Project Engineer

Acorn by Synergie
£35000 - £40000/annum
Closing date
Apr 8, 2023

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Acorn is seeking a Project Engineer for their client based in central Bristol. Their client is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. The starting salary for this position will be £35,000 to £40,000 per annum.

Role and Scope:

* The project divisions covers all aspects of delivery of energy projects for the public sector, industrial and commercial clients. The Project Engineer will work within the team to formulate, evaluate and prepare technical analysis and specification of public sector, industrial and commercial schemes during feasibility studies, scheme design and project implementation.

* The Project Engineer will be expected to work in areas covering CHP, biomass, refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, boilers, compressed air and control schemes. The Project Engineer will assist in the trial and development of new products and technology.

* The Project Engineer will have a good level of technical expertise, have a sound track record, and the role will involve complex technical duties and business support activities. The Project Engineer will be required to work on a variety of projects at any one time depending on the size and scope of the work.

Typically, the Project Engineer will:

* Be responsible for the planning, development, procurement and implementation of a variety of projects.
* Need to ensure project scope, goals and deliverables are accurately specified, budgeted and planned to meet the objectives of the clients' "Project Brief".
* Assist in finalisation of project design, P & ID, equipment selection and layout
* Provide technical support to the project implementation team throughout the implementation period
* Attend HAZOP and technical review meetings as required
* Attend site to review commissioning and performance trials
* Define project tasks and resource requirements
* Develop full scale project plans
* Assemble and coordinate project resources
* Manage the project budget
* Manage project resource allocation
* Plan and schedule project timelines
* Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
* Compliance with Health and Safety Regulations
* Quality assurance
* Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
* Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
* Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
* Project evaluations and assessment of results
* Continually review new and existing technical developments to ensure sustainability for client's developments.
* Manage Contractor's activities in line project requirements and company procedures.
* Coach and support the operational side of engineering prior, during and after project implementation.
* Ensure projects meet the requirements not only of the Client but also any relevant regulative bodies.
* Timely preparation of detailed engineering proposals
* Accurately interpret client's technical specification and assist in the production of a compliant technical proposal; offering more suitable alternatives where appropriate.
* Accurately interpret client's commercial requirements and ensure any commercial or contractual risks to the company are identified and mitigated.
* Ensure proposals pricing and estimating is in line with company's agreed strategies on sales and marketing, charge out rates and availability of engineering resource.
* Take part in 'bid review', 'bid clarification' and 'sales handover' meetings.
* Write high quality technical and commercial documents and reports and present them to both internal and external audiences.
* Liaise with internal stakeholders to assist in collating accurate data for the preparation of proposals.
* Maintain a sales and marketing focus in all proposals related activity and in contacts with stakeholders.
* On a needs basis, provide resilience support to other departments within the company.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

* Strong Project Engineering experience, gained from within a design or engineering projects environment.
* Relevant engineering qualifications and/or degree in relevant field, or currently studying for relevant qualification.
* Experience gained from public sector, pharmaceutical, health or chemical based sectors or projects.
* Detailed understanding of engineering issues and processes.
* Proven experience of working in CDM type projects
* Proven experience in strategic planning
* Proven experience in risk management
* Proven experience in change management
* The ability to think analytically, with the ability to critically assess requirements and select "best fit" approach to meeting company and client objectives.
* Ability to influence and collaborate at all levels in order to achieve engineering targets and represent the company in a professional and highly competent manner.
* IT literate with demonstrable Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel/spreadsheets, Power point, Outlook, Auto CAD and MS Projects.
* Full UK driving licence.

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

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