Assistant Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: 0465
  • Date Posted: 26 January 2024
  • Employer: Kier
  • Location: Okehampton - Hatherleigh, Unit 1c Hatchmoor Industrial Estate, Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Devon, EX20
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for Assistant Project Engineers to join our South West Water team based in Hatherleigh, Exeter or Roche.

These are great personal development opportunities for mechanical or electrical engineers looking to develop into project management and a career in the water industry.

Location: Can be based from our depots in Hatherleigh, Okehampton or Roche, Victoria or Exeter

Contract: Permanent- full time

Salary: £27,500 - £30,500

What will you be responsible for?

As an Assistant Project Engineer, you'll be working within the South West Water team, supporting project engineers and managers in delivering water and wastewater treatment improvement projects. You will help us deliver within budget and timescales, whilst complying with Health, Safety and Environmental policies.

Your day to day will include:

  • Completing all necessary CDM documents, risk assessments, method statements and Health & Safety files
  • Ensure onsite Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality management and training
  • Produce estimates, quotations and contract documents as well as procurement of plant, material and specialist subcontractors

What are we looking for?

This role of Assistant Project Engineer is great for you if you hold:

  • A mechanical and/ or electrical engineering degree or similar
  • Experience or knowledge or a desire to develop in the water and wastewater industry and it's technology
  • A full driving licence
  • An enthusiasm and drive to help us deliver projects with tight timescales and budgets, and a desire to develop yourself in this industry

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier

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