Senior Project Engineer - Protection & Control

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer - Protection & Control
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, Kent
Salary: Dependant on Experience
REF: 123182
Contact Name: Luke Sanders
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Our client is leading global engineering and technology Services Company. They are currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer to Ensuring the delivery of a technical work package or small project – category C and below (Protection & Control Equipment) on time, to quality and within budget ensuring the Company revenue and profit expectations are maximised.


  • Ensure technical compliance of the defined work package and liaison with the assigned Design Engineers on all equipment design and specification aspects.
  • Support the design engineers to efficiently and effectively provide their solution.
  • Maintain customer relationships to achieve long-term customer retention, satisfaction and growth potential.
  • Identifying customer requirements beyond the agreed project scope to increase the business benefit from the project.
  • Ensuring all potential opportunities, variations and risks are identifies and reported to the Project Manager as soon as possible.
  • Preparation of technical specifications for procurement of work package equipment and/or services.
  • Responsible for the management of subcontracts/suppliers work packages from the tendering stage, through delivery up to handover in accordance with the Project procurement schedule and quality requirements and completing supplier/subcontractor performance assessments in cooperation with Procurement and Quality Depts.
  • Responsible for providing procurement information for QA plan and ensuring compliance, where necessary by attending equipment acceptance tests.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly Progress Reports on the assigned work package for internal and external purposes.
  • Use and make available to others knowledge assets to optimise the proposed solution and project costs.
  • Supporting site engineers and attending Commissioning Panel meetings
  • Commitment to Siemens Think Customer initiative including excellent call handling and voice mail skills.
  • operate within a budget defined by the Project Manager in accordance with Company Signature Protocol.
  • Acts as Engineers representative in relation to supplier/subcontract management.


  • Formal qualifications to a minimum of HND/HNC level in Electrical Engineering, with Degree level more desirable.
  • Corporate Membership of the Institute Electrical Engineering or working towards membership.
  • Experience in an Engineering / Project Engineering function ideally within the Transmission & Distribution Industry.
  • Demonstrable evidence of successful project Technical delivery.
  • Fully conversant with the latest Transmission & Distribution standards & technologies.
  • Knowledge of Protection & Control systems.
  • Experience of purchasing procedures.
  • Awareness of Commercial / Contractual issues.
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations / Current H&S legislation & Risk Management processes.
  • IT Literacy (MS Office including MS Project etc).
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.