Project Engineer

Location: Falmouth
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £25-35K/Annum Dependent on Experience
Date Posted: 06/11/2019
Ref: MB 37069

Marine Contractors is looking to recruit and experienced Project Engineer to assist in the planning and implementation of technical activities on assigned projects from tender through award to completion. To provide technical information, CAD drawings, procedures, and worksite/vessel/office supervision/ oversight in the development and implementation of engineering project proposals, MSRA/HIRA and procedures for marine construction projects, marine operations /shipping projects, and marine renewable energy projects.
The successful candidate will be a confident “self-starter”, ideally with practical engineering skills and experience of marine operations able to make an essential contribution to a dynamic project team.
You may also be required to represent the Company at Client meetings and during marine operations.
Sound engineering judgement, acute commercial sensitivity and a firm grounding in project risk awareness is essential. Coolness under pressure and a cordial, highly professional manner is required to enable you to respond to clients’ needs, and manage colleagues, suppliers and contractors.

You will report directly to the Project or Engineering Manager and, where necessary, the Business Manager, who together coordinate the project workload. Liaising with our lifting engineer, fleet manager and naval architect to complete projects to challenging timescales.
While on a project, the Project Engineer reports to the Project Manager (if assigned) or directly to the Marine Operations Director - who has ultimate responsibility for both the quality of the groups deliverable and effective execution of project assignments.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with preparation of engineering schedules and forecasts
Design marine structures using CAD software in cooperation with naval architect and lifting engineer.
Support the Company fleet and personnel in delivery of projects and in vessel operations
Development and delivery of project deliverables to a high standard
Support aspects of the fabrication, transportation and installation of marine structures
Provide input into Risk Assessments and Method Statements for the marine operations.
Contribute to the drafting of work tenders, bid documents and new business pitches
Participate in Client/contractor meetings resolving Client/engineering project issues
Represent our clients to contractors and sub-contractors during fabrication and installation projects.
Qualifications Required:
A degree in Engineering or Mathematics related discipline. A high level of competence in engineering and design software such as Matlab, Solidworks and Fluent is essential.
Personal Qualities:
A high degree of confidence, common sense and initiative are required for this role along with exceptional numeracy. Diligent and accurate, the successful candidate will be comfortable managing their own time and prioritising their workload. The ability to learn, to communicate effectively with team members and to be flexible in all areas of the business is essential; you must thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast-moving marine organisation.
Desirable attributes:
Marine / Subsea Operations operational familiarity
Seamanship or boat handling experience.
Working knowledge of tide tables, tidal stream atlases and navigational charts.
Light mechanical skills/general engineering experience
Own mode of transport.
The position will include:
Full time hours nominal 5 days in 7 - flexible to suit tidal working, weekend working.
Weekends worked will be paid pro rata of your salary
Annual holiday entitlement of 5.6weeks / 28 days including bank holidays

Ref MID123

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