East Sussex
Project Management

About The Role

MWH Treatment are looking to strengthen their team with a Project Engineer for the Southern Water region. As Project Engineer you will assist the Project / Construction Manager in co-ordinating an effective and economic plant design and procurement strategy; ensuring information is issued in time to enable construction, commissioning and putting to work in line with the Contract Programme; provide cost data for forecasts and evaluation of variations. 


You will report directly to the Project Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include; 

  • Ensure project costs do not exceed tender/varied allowance 

  • Ensure all applications for payment are made on or before the due date 

  • Ensure contract reviews, monthly forecasts are completed and submitted on time 

  • Maintain good client relationships at all levels 

  • Assist with the Project Management strategy 

  • Establish and maintain the contract filing systems 

  • Assist in the production of the contract programme; monitor programme and produce progress reports 

  • Provide data for the timely production of O&M manuals 

  • Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers 

  • Liaise with site management on design and procurement issues 

  • Monitor subcontract performance 

  • Assist in the preparation of the construction completion and take over documentation 

  • Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.   

  • Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback. 

  • Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role 

  • In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department and MWH Treatment as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships. 

  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality 

  • Work closely with design departments to ensure timely progressing of quality solutions 

  • Evaluate innovative solutions and processes 

  • Contribute to risk and opportunity schedules on a monthly basis 

  • Ensure designs are developed which are safe to construct, commission, operate and maintain 

Complete the capitalisation process 





About You


  • Basic engineering background  

  • Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially I Chem E & NEC 

  • Engineering/ Technical qualification (HNC minimum) required 

  • Experience of supply chain expedition  

  • Knowledge of water and waste water treatment processes  

  • CDM & Health & Safety knowledge 



  • Relevant professional qualification an advantage 

About Us

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

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