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About The Role

We are looking to strengthen our Delivery team with roles for a Project Engineer or Contracts Engineer based on one of our flagship schemes in Leicestershire, or on one of our large batches of work in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire with hybrid working available. 

You will report directly to the Project Manager and 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

Key responsibilities 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

Essential: 

  • Basic engineering background
  • Working knowledge of various conditions of contract especially NEC
  • Engineering/ Technical qualification (HNC minimum) required
  • Experience of supply chain expedition
  • Knowledge of water and waste water treatment processes
  • CDM & Health & Safety knowledge

Desirable

  • Relevant professional qualification an advantage
  • Collaborative approach
Technical Competencies: Skilled

1. Contract Management
2. Governance
3. Budgeting and cost control
4. Risk, Opportunities and issue management
5. Project Planning (schedule)
6. Digital Delivery
7. Procurement (negotiations and management)
8. Solutions development (pre- construction / design development)
9. Client, stakeholder and conflict management
10. Resource management
11. Change management
12. Quality management 

Behavioural competencies: Skilled

1. Communication
2. Collaboration
3. Client Focus
4. Striving for Results
5. Integrity, Trust and Respect
6. Coaching and Providing Feedback
7. Leadership

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build provider working in the water sector. With over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, supporting six long-term water sector frameworks and two recently won frameworks, operating both as a sole contractor but also in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know to build successful, creative teams we need adiverse workforce that can deliver innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential, creating opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference, our goal as an employer is to motivate, and develop our employees. By fostering a diverse range of talents and perspectives we ensure we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed. Embracing diversity of all kinds enables us to provide a work environment and culture that plays a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills.

As signatories to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant, we have made a promise to support our forces, working with the CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind, a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace. We don’t just tick boxes; we live these values every day.

What MWH offer

Packages include - 

  • A competitive salary
  • Hybrid Working (Jobs needs dependent)
  • Car/car allowance (Jobs needs dependent)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, Kids Pass etc

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