Mechanical Project Engineer - Energy from Waste

bonus & benefits
14-10-2020 03:54 PM

Mechanical Project Engineer - Energy from Waste

Up to £42,000 plus bonus & benefits

Romford, East London

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Project Engineer to join a growing organisation who specialise in the delivery of maintenance & improvement projects on Energy from Waste (EFW) Power Stations across the UK.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is currently 'on the tools' & ready to step up into an office-based project engineering role. You'll be responsible for securing new projects, meeting with customers to discuss their requirements, providing estimates & quotations, as well as following the projects through the full life cycle from start to finish.

What will I be doing?

As an office-based Mechanical Project Engineer, your duties will include:

  • Successfully securing new plant maintenance, improvement & outage projects within the Energy from Waste (EFW) power industry.
  • Meeting with customers to discuss & fully understand their works requirements, before providing them with a design & estimate for the project.
  • Following the projects through the full life cycle from start through to completion, ensuring the works meet with customer requirements.
  • The role will also offer overtime opportunities to remain 'on the tools', as you will be able to assist in the delivery of plant outage & breakdown projects.

What experience does the role require?

In order to be considered for this opportunity it's important you meet certain criteria including:

  • Experience in a mechanical trade such as a Fitter, Plater, Fabricator or Pipefitter.
  • Hold a relevant mechanical engineering qualification (such as an apprenticeship, NVQ, City & Guilds etc.).
  • A background within a heavy engineering or process sector such as Energy from Waste, Power Generation, Chemical, Steel, Marine etc.
  • You will need to hold a valid driving licence, as you will be required to travel as part of this role.

What's in it for me?

The successful candidate will receive:

  • A competitive salary of up to £42,000 depending on experience
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Other benefits including overtime, pension scheme & 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 284 and speak to Kyle Shinn who can provide more information.

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