Project Engineer

Reference number: E113455

Job title: Project Engineer

Salary: Negotiable + benefits

Location: Lowton near Warrington

Duration: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

GPW are working with an established, successful and growing Dust & Fume Extraction (LEV – Local Exhaust Ventilation) company based In Lowton near Warrington. They operate throughout the UK & Ireland in many sectors from blue chip companies, major car dealerships, schools, colleges, military and police.

The Project Engineer will be part of a team responsible for delivering projects on time and to the required quality, you will be the main mechanism between the sales team and a completed project.

The Project Engineer is expected to successfully meet or exceed the following targets:-

  • Management and delivery of high-quality installation projects of all sizes.
  • Achieve project completion in the quoted timescales.
  • Ensuring gross margins are maintained or improved on all projects via competitively sourcing of goods.
  • Maintaining high levels of client interaction and satisfaction and building positive relations with our regular clients.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the business.
  • Being able to communicate in a friendly and professional manner with the installation teams to achieve a ‘team’ environment where inspiration and firm management go hand in hand.


  • Working with the projects team and sales team to deliver projects to set targets both internally and by clients. Managing the installation team’s workloads and performance ranging from 8 – 10 employees in teams of 2.

Main duties and responsibilities as the Project Engineer:

  • Develop the most efficient working practises or to ensure the maximising of the existing systems to achieve a streamlining of company systems.
  • Ensure all works are completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Professionally facilitate communication across all levels of the business.
  • Build strong relationships with clients and be able to professionally communicate via email and telephone to ensure continuing success of current and future projects.
  • From time to time attend client meetings and represent the organisation at project meetings or pre-start meetings in a professional and competent manner.
  • Effective time and man management of yourself and your workload to ensure that tasks speedily dealt with to completion.
  • Responsibility to ensure all company and legal Health and Safety requirements are met.
  • Ensure all installation team staff adhere to company policies and procedures and advise accordingly of any incidents.
  • Comply with policies and procedures as stated within employee handbooks.
  • Attend mandatory training sessions and also gain any qualifications identified as pertinent to the future success of the company.
  • Contribute to the strategic future planning of the business to maintain growth and success.
  • Work effectively with other departments to create the most efficient working practises for the business.
  • Contribute to and develop appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Completing any required audits in line with client and company requirements.

Essential Criteria as the Project Engineer:

  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Possess first-hand experience of a basic range of skills within a duct installation or Mechanical & Electrical type project environment.
  • Be dedicated, hard-working with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of team.
  • Be a very good communicator across a wide range of individuals, including the proven ability to liaise with clients, main contractor representatives, installation teams and other trades that impact on the successful completion of our projects (i.e. sub-contract electricians).
  • Essential professional communication skills via email and telephone.
  • Be able to motivate installation teams.
  • Possess sound written and numeracy skills.
  • Possess basic IT skills, email, word, excel, sage accounts (or similar) etc.

Desirable :

  • Use of CAD software
  • Possess a commercial and/or construction industry experience.
  • Degree in relevant field or discipline.
  • Health & Safety experience/qualification/training.
  • P600, P601 or P602 qualification
  • Finance experience.

On offer :

  • Salary negotiable
  • ‘Casual’ Fridays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Full support and training
  • Hours are 40.5hrs a week, Monday to Thursday 0830-1700, Friday 0830-1500 with a 45 min lunch
  • 25 days a year holiday plus bank holidays

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