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Project Engineering Manager

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Bonus & Package
Sector: Engineering, Construction Type: Permanent

An industry leader in the provision of waste water, clean water, electricity and gas services is currently seeking a Project Engineering Manager as they look to continue their impressive growth. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven professional to join a growing organisation well-established in these markets who are on an upward trajectory.

Scope of work

As Project Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for playing an integral role in setting up site, managing the workforce and ensuring projects are delivered on-time and within budget. This is a very hands-on position that will see the Project Engineering Manager play an integral role in delivering projects from the initial bid proposal stage right through to design, construction and delivery. You will therefore use your expertise in this field to collaborate with the commercial team on bids and pricing as well as assemble method statements and risk assessments for the sites you manage.

Working closely with the design and construction engineering teams, you will ensure that all relevant plant, equipment and materials are procured and available in order to ensure the project continues to run smoothly. Reporting into their facility in Lancashire, you will spend approximately 60% of your time out on-site to ensure smooth operation in compliance with health and safety regulations; the majority of the work will be across the North-West but may extend to the Midlands and eventually further afield on a national basis.

You will:

  • Possess a technical, civil engineering background
  • Be experienced in running and delivering civil engineering projects such as highways, drainage systems, pipework, shafts and tunnels etc.
  • Be able to report into their Lancashire facility
  • Be comfortable spending approximately 60% of your time out on-site, managing the projects through to successful completion.
  • Have had team-management responsibility when leading and implementing heavy civil engineering projects.

The company

Turning over £20m per annum, this organisation has experienced rapid growth over the last five years, and work with industry leading names including United Utilities, Amey, Severn Trent and Balfour Beatty. The company has ambitious plans to continue its upward trajectory and substantially increase both its turnover and market share within the next 5-10 years. The company employ 250 people and hold ISO: 9001, ISO: 14001 and ISO: 18001 accreditation.

Why apply?

The company is paying a basic salary of between £55,000-£70,000 per annum (based on experience) with a bonus, company car or car allowance, pension, private healthcare, death in service insurance and 25 days holiday plus 8 stats.

If you meet the above criteria, and would like to apply for this role, please apply immediately. Interviews are set to begin next week.

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