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Civil Projects Engineer (Substations)

First Recruitment Group
Birmingham, UK
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Civil Project Engineer

Birmingham (B1) - Hybrid working available (At least 1 day per week required in the office)


One of our key clients has an urgent requirement for a Civil Project Engineer to be based at their offices in Birmingham on a permanent basis (Hybrid Working available with 1-3 days in the office). This is a great opportunity to join a specialist engineering company who have a global reach and offer the opportunity to work on a range of large and diverse projects across the power sector.

Employee Benefit

£65,000 - £70,000 (Negotiable)

Generous holiday allowance.

Matched contribution pension scheme up to 10% of salary, with life assurance.
  • holiday package
  • sick pay
  • pension scheme
  • bonus scheme.
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Assistance Programme
  • Professional Membership subscription

As Civil Project Engineer you will be responsible for the overall responsible for managing the substation civil engineering, construction- and contracting activities, starting with tendering activities together with Sales and ending with the hand-over to the service department a/o client, with regard to scope, cost, time and quality so as to obtain the greatest return.

My client would be keen to speak to Civil Project Engineers with the following expertise:

Experience Required:
  • be qualified for this position, individual should ideally have a minimum of 8 years' experience in: Developing project requirements, cost estimates, project plans and budgets within the construction industry (preferably on large multi-million dollar projects)
  • and structural design, ability to check and comment on civil documentation in accordance with contractual requirements of tenders / projects
  • in the negotiations and awarding of contracts
  • control, and report on progress (costs and budget throughout the project)
  • disputes, negotiate change orders, communicate decisions to, client, subcontractors and management personnel
  • key personnel and subcontractors for the project

Desirable experience:
  • of UK Building Market, Standards and Regulations
  • of National Grid, SSE, EDF and similar major utilities would be advantageous
  • as a Contractor Design Approval Engineer (CDAE), as defined by National Grid's NG/ET/SR188 procedure will be an advantage.
  • Chartered Engineer (through IET) status or working towards it is desirable.

My client is offering a competitive salary with an exceptional benefits package, apply now to explore this opportunity.

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