Project Design Engineer - ECA/J16761

Project Design Engineer

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Project Engineer role with residential developer

Are you a Civil Engineer from a Consultancy background or currently working with a Residential Developer?

Do you enjoy Design however have a desire to expand your experience into a more Project Management position where you are involved in ion house design as well as managing external consultants?

Perhaps the thought of working on the largest development of it's kind outside of London, is something that appeals to you?

We are working in close partnership with one of the industries newer entrants to the Scottish Market, for a role that will oversee a colossal 800 unit development in Glasgow that will span over the next 10 years, which will include private housing, affordable housing and commercial elements.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the role will provide support to their in-house engineering team as well as managing external consultants.

As Project Engineer you will be responsible for the following…

• Deliver engineering solutions that enable the business to acquire land effectively.
• Be involved in the public consultation process to influence communities and professionals involved.
• Attend all relevant meetings as required e.g. Pre Tender, Pre Start, Sales Handover and Site Completion.
• Manage your team to ensure optimal delivery of Development Monitor targets.
• Assisting in the coordination of all engineering information between external consultants and internal departments.
• Mentor junior staff including Graduates.

To apply for this role you should be qualified to HNC/HND or Degree level (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering. Ideally you should have an engineering background with experience of working for a consultancy or housebuilder who focus on residential projects or similar. You should be driven, IT literate and motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines as required. A full drivers licence is required.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career with this the housebuilding sector, and the salary and package including company car and fuel card can be an excellent increase on your current benefits and are traditionally highly competitive compared to the packages on offer within a consultancy background. If you would like to know more about this position please feel free to contact me for further information.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Eilidh Cameron
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With two and half years of recruitment experience already under her belt, Eilidh came to stay with us in March 2015. Working as part of the highly successful housing team, she oversees the private residential market. She works with small bespoke local developers right up to large national volume house builders. Eilidh loves getting out and about to meet her customers and firmly believes this is a crucial element in successfully matching job seekers to the right employer and vice versa. Having recently received a lovely bunch of flowers from one happy former job seekers, Eilidh is successful in placing candidates ranging from Graduate to Director level in areas such as Operational, Commercial, Technical and Sales. Click on the search icon below to view Eilidh's Jobs.


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